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.

Last Update Effective: 8/25/13

Semester One

Credit Hours


ENT 104

Electricity I



ENT 110

Production Drawings & CAD



ENT 111

Metrology with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing




ENT 252

Introduction to Mechanical AutoCAD






Semester Two


ENT 115

Fluid Power



ENT 232

Descriptive Geometry



ENT 260

Jig & Fixture Design



ENT 255

Autodesk Inventor Design & Rendering or



ENT 280

Solidworks Design & Rendering








Total credits required


See ENT course descriptions.

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