Arapahoe Community College

2016-2017 Catalog

Engineering Graphics Technologies Mechanical Design Concentration AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)

CIP 150000 (ENM)

The Engineering Graphics Technologies degree allows the student to study mechanical technologies as their area of design study. This program also contains an in-depth emphasis in computer aided design (CAD) including two and three dimensional design, visualization, customization, and programming. Mechanical design students will be introduced to parametric modeling design, geometric tolerancing (GDandT), materials, and manufacturing processes. Students will also create physical models with 3D plotting and laser cutting/engraving equipment. This program prepares the student for a variety of employment opportunities that include Draftsperson, Junior Designer, and Computer Aided Design Technician.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

General Education

(19-21 credit hours)

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications


COM 115

Principals of Speech


ENG 121

English Composition (GT-CO1)


ENG 131

Technical Writing I


MAT 121

College Algebra or Higher




Select one from the following list of courses:


CHE 101, ECO 202, ENG 122, MAT 122, MAT 125, MAT 201, MAT 202, PHI 112


Major Courses

(42 credit hours)

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I


CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II


CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting/Custom


CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting/3D


CAD 240

Inventor I/Autodesk


CAD 249

AutoLISP Programming


CAD 255



EGT 101

Technical Drafting I


EGT 102

Technical Drafting II


EGT 104

Technical Draftinh IV


EGT 105

Blueprint Reading


EGT 201

Engineering Materials


EGT 205

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing


MTE 120

Manufacturing Processes



61-63 Credit Hours

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

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