The Engineering Program at DCIT is designed to prepare a student to pursue a
degree in engineering or architecture at a major university. The engineering courses
are designed to give the engineering student fundamental knowledge they will need
to succeed in the rigorous engineering curriculum at colleges or universities. Students
learn the fundamentals of engineering drawing and computer aided design and
analysis. Students also learn the fundamentals of the different major branches of
engineering such as electrical, mechanical, civil & architectural and chemical engineering.
MECHANICAL DESIGN 1 and 2
COURSE CODES: 6172, 6173
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Mechanical Design program prepares students to perform entry-level tasks under the supervision of an experienced drafter or engineer. Instruction includes safety, basic drafting techniques, geometric constructions, sketching, shape description, size description, drawing conventions, computer-aided design, manufacturing processes, applied geometry, and technical illustration. Upon successful completion of the Mechanical Design program, students will be prepared for postsecondary education and entry-level mechanical-related careers.