SLCC General Catalog

Engineering Drafting & Manufacturing Technology CC

Certificate of Completion
29 credits minimum

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Program Description

Engineering Design/Drafting Technology is a profession that encompasses a variety of engineering disciplines that are always in high demand: mechanical, civil, piping, electronics, structural, and industrial. Students develop skills in technical drafting, CAD (Computer Aided Design), and the drafting practices specific to each of these discipline areas. Drafters and designers are an integral part of a project team in every field, developing the drawings and designs for fabrication and construction.

Student Organizations

Skills USA - All students enrolled in the engineering design/drafting technology program are members of Skills USA, sponsor of the Professional Development Program (PDP). This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employability skills.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the sample schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

General Education Requirements

Quantitative Studies (QS) 4 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1010

Intermed Algebra

4

A

RDG 0900; within the last year MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Any approved CM course

Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

Any approved HR course

NOTE: Students who may want to pursue an AS degree in the future should take either LE 1220, as it meets the Social Science (SS), or COMM 2110, as it meets the Interdisciplinary (ID) requirement.

Required Courses: (12 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

*EDDT 1010

Tech Drafting I

3

A

*EDDT 1040

Intro to CAD

3

A

EDDT 1100

Adv AutoCAD

2

A

EDDT 1040

EDDT 1200

Tech Drafting II

4

A

EDDT 1010 and EDDT 1100 (may be taken concurrently)

 

Elective Courses: (Select 8 Credits From The Following)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

EDDT 1420

Basic MicroStn

2

A

 

EDDT 2180

Elec Drafting

3

F

EDDT 1100

EDDT 2190

Civil Drafting

2

F, Sp

EDDT 1040 and 1420

EDDT 2240

Steel Detailing

3

F

EDDT 1040 and MATH 1010

EDDT 2340

Manufacturing Process

2

F, Sp

EDDT 1040 (may be taken concurrently) Coreq: EDDT 2350

EDDT 2350

Manufac Process Lab

1

F, Sp

Coreq: EDDT 2340

EDDT 2360

Pipe Drafting

2

Sp

EDDT 1040 or 1420

EDDT 2540

Geo Dimen Tol

2

Sp

EDDT 1040

EDDT 2600

Modeling w/ SolidWorks

3

F, Sp

EDDT 1040 or CAD experience

EDDT 2710

AS Inventor 3D Modeling

3

F

AutoCAD experience

   *May be waived for equivalent experience or course.

 

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CM

3

EDDT 1200

4

EDDT 1010

3

ELEC

8

EDDT 1040*

3

HR

2-3

EDDT 1100*

2

 

 

MATH 1010

4

 

 

Total

15

Total

14-15

*EDDT 1040 is taught the first half-term (8 weeks) of the semester and EDDT 1100 is taught the second half-term of the semester so students can take both in one semester. EDDT 1420 is taught the first half-term (8 weeks) of the semester and EDDT 2190 is taught the second half-term of the semester so students can take both in one semester.

Advising Notes

It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes or preparation. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before the designated class may be taken and may require extra time to complete the program.  Students should check the semester class schedule for the day/evening availability and modifications caused by varying enrollment.

Students acquiring an Associate of Science Degree with a pre-major in General Studies may simultaneously earn a Certificate in Engineering Drafting Technology by selecting the above courses to fulfill the elective component of the AS degree.

EDDT classes are offered summer term as requested by students. Classes taken summer can reduce the credit hours required in other semesters or shorten the time to acquire the degree.

EDDT evening classes are generally offered on alternating semesters than those listed or in summer term.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy

General Education

Basic Communication

Human Relations

Quantitative Literacy

2, 3, 5

Drafting and CAD Fundamentals

Students will:

  • produce drawings that demonstrate competency in manual drafting  techniques and are neat and professional
  • demonstrate proficiency with drafting tools
  • demonstrate understanding of technical terminology used in drafting (EDDT 1010).

1

Students will:

  • produce drawings that demonstrate competency in AutoCAD and are neat and professional
  • demonstrate proficiency with drawing and screen setup: layouts, layers, dimension styles, scale factors, blocks, profiles, and plotting
  • demonstrate knowledge of CAD commands and use them appropriately for efficiency and accuracy (EDDT 1040, 1100).

1

Students will:

  • produce flat pattern layouts, mechanical  detail and assembly drawings that demonstrate correct use of ANSI standards, datums, and critical dimensions for dimensioning and drawing layout
  • demonstrate ability to calculate precision fits, tolerances, and allowances at MMC and LMC.
  • demonstrate ability to select appropriate parts from catalog data.
  • demonstrate ability to read complex blueprints, notes, detail and assembly documentation with multiple configurations.
  • Students will demonstrate fundamental knowledge of drafting principles in specialized disciplines:  electronic drafting, steel detailing, civil drafting, and pipe drafting (EDDT 1200).

1

Depth in Discipline Specific Drafting Electives (Select 8 credits)

Students will:

  • demonstrate proficient competencies in the use of MicroStation commands as well as appropriate application of these functions to civil drawings.
  • demonstrate knowledge and application of Land Development software in the production of various civil drawings
  • demonstrate understanding of mapping definitions, geographic terms, survey data and field notes.
  • produce boundary plans, contour maps, profiles and sections and road alignments consistent with industry standards (EDDT 1420, 2190).

1

Students will:

  • produce electronic diagrams, schematics, detail, and assembly drawings per ANSI and industry standards.
  • demonstrate knowledge of schematic and logic symbols, reference designations, and electronic components (EDDT 2180).

1

Students will:

  • demonstrate ability to apply formulas and standards of the AISC manual to structural design requirements.
  • produce steel fabrication drawings and layouts consistent with industry standards.
  • demonstrate knowledge of symbols, terminology, and industry requirements associated with structural steel drafting (EDDT 2240).

1

Students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge of industrial materials and processes and the principles of material behavior.
  • demonstrate ability to apply this knowledge in hands-on lab experience with molding, casting and forming.
  • participate as a member of a design team to create designs and finished products (EDDT 2340, 2350).

1, 2

Students will:

  • demonstrate understanding of piping definitions, standard terms, symbols, and specifications and extract data from vendor catalogs to draw piping components and equipment.
  • produce piping flow diagrams, site plans, elevations, and spool drawings per industry standards (EDDT 2360).

1

Students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing symbols and applications of form, function, and tolerances.
  • produce drawings with correctly applied symbols.
  • demonstrate understanding of the use of GD&T in automated manufacturing and quality inspection (EDDT 2540).

1

Students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge of SolidWorks solid modeling tools, creating and defining sketches, 3D features, mating assemblies, design tables, and fabrication and assembly drawings from models.
  • produce accurate parts, assemblies, and drawings per industry standard.
  • demonstrate the ability to analyze design intent and process (EDDT 2600).

1

Students will:

  • demonstrate ability to create parts and assemblies in AutoDesk Inventor.
  • produce parts and drawings per industry standards (EDDT 2710).

1

Department Contact Info

Division of Natural Sciences

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Science & Industry Building (SI) 341

General Information
801-957-4827

Program Information
801-957-4150

Engineering Design Drafting Technology Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Science & Industry Building (SI) 209
801-957-4858

Program Faculty

Instructors
Joel Clarkston
Michael Stenquist