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Mechanical Drafter MEDRAFT.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 34 - 35 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

The Mechanical Drafter certificate familiarizes students to the basics of the industrial design process, industry terminology, general practices, and latest versions of computer-aided drafting software. All courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology associate degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Design in detail individual parts and components from functional sketches provided by an engineer and model them using a three-dimensional geometric modeler.
  • Communicate effectively, orally, in writing and graphically, on an interdisciplinary team as a design technician using appropriate software.
  • Function effectively as part of a design team.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with basic mechanical engineering and software design skills are in demand by mechanical design firms.


Course Title Credits
CAM 1109 Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAN 2110 (Introduction to Project Management) OR MET 1151 (Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts) OR MET 2700 (Mechanical Engineering Technology Internship) OR PHY 1141 (College Physics I) OR CAM 1107 (Introduction to Mechanical Drafting with CAD) 3
MAT 1580 (Precalculus) OR MAT 1470 (College Algebra) AND MAT 1570 (Analytic Geometry & Trigonometry) 5 - 6
MET 1111 Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology 3
MET 1231 Introduction to Engineering Design Using 3D CAD 4
MET 1301 SolidWorks Basics 4
MET 2281 Engineering Technology Professional Practice 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.