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2011-2012
Mechanical Design and Drafting/CAD
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 122
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Required Courses
(64 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

16-17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101

3

Composition I   
MDT-145 3 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting   
MDT-101 3 Introduction to Drafting   
Option 1
MTH-135
and
MTH-142

or
MTH-141
and
MTH-142


Option 2
MTH-150
MTH-151

5

2

4

2



5
5

Technical Mathematics

Trigonometric Functions

College Algebra (Functions)

Trigonometric Functions



Calculus I/Analytic Geometry
Calculus II/Analytic Geometry
  
IST-101 3 Introduction to Machine Tools   
Total: 16-17

Second Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MDT-110 3 Mechanical Detailing   
MDT-106 2 Mechanical Assemblies   
MDT-115 2 Applied GDT   
MDT-160 3 Introduction to 3-D Modeling   
WLD-113 3 Basic Metallurgy and Materials   
___-___ 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences
 
C
hoose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC
  
Total: 16

Third Semester
17-20 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MDT-205 3 Machine Elements   
MDT-209 2 Hydraulics and Pneumatics   
MDT-220 3 Tool Drafting   
MTH-142
or
MTH-151
2

5
Trigonometric Functions

Calculus II/Analytic Geometry
  
PHY-150 4 Mechanics, Heat and Sound   
___-___ 3 Electives: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
Total: 17-20

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MDT-210 3 Statics and Strengths of Material   
MDT-213 3 Plant Engineering Drafting   
MDT-255 3 Machine Design   
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
___-___ 3 Electives: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
Total: 15

Electives
Select six elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
6 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MDT-233 3 Internship   
MDT-237 1 Internship Seminar   
MDT-245 3 Applied CAD   
MDT-260 3 CAD Management   
MDT-285 3 3D Parametric Modeling   
MDT-288 3 Applied 3D Parametric Modeling   
MDT-278 3 Design Visualization   

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chair
John Sands
Office: T518
(708) 974-5426
sands@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Chuck Bales
Office: T401
(708) 974-5401
bales@morainevalley.edu
   

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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