Engineering Technology/Design Certificate

Curriculum ENT.DSN.CERT (C348B)

The Engineering Technology Design certificate curriculum provides the student with the fundamental courses applicable for an entry-level position working with design professionals within engineering departments, plant maintenance, production departments and technical sales and support. Designed to jump-start an education in engineering technology with first discussions on the concepts of Lean principles in the design process and knowledge in working with the various measurement devices used in determining quality assurance of prototypes and finished goods.

Contains coursework within the Engineering Technology AAS degree, a degree that gives graduates the education needed to fill technical positions in product design and development and transfers to four-year technology-related programs, including (but not limited to) the Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University and Purdue University/Calumet. These four-year programs further prepare you to move into leadership roles, such as industrial supervision, machine and tool designer, technical buyers, production expediters and cost estimators.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

ENT 104

Electricity Fundamentals

3

 

ENT 110

Production Drawings & CAD

4

 

ENT 111

Metrology with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

 

3

 

ENT 127

Materials Manufacturing & Testing Processes

 

3

 

 

 

13

Semester Two

 

ENT 115

Fluid Power

3

#

ENT 232

Geometric Design, Layout & Building

3

#

ENT 252

Introduction to Mechanical AutoCAD

2

#

ENT 260

Jig & Fixture Design

3

#

ENT 255

Autodesk Inventor Design & Rendering or

 

#

ENT 280

Solidworks Design & Rendering

2

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required

26

See ENT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Antigone Sharris, Ext. 3622; Email: asharris@triton.edu; Cell Phone: (773) 580-8807

Gainful Employment

The information below is provided to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

ENT.DSN.CERT

(C348B)

Engineering Technology Design

15 1306

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

5

0

NA

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 3,302.00

$ 1,218.00

$ 4,520.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

2

26

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

173013

Mechanical Drafters

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3013.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.