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Mechanical Design Technology, Certificate of Proficiency


The Certificate of Proficiency in Mechanical Design Technology applies the technical and functional elements of mechanical design. Students will take courses in the fundamentals of drafting and design, basic mechanical drafting and design, two-dimensional and three-dimensional software packages, electrical design, and advanced mechanical design.

Total Program Credits: 17

Discipline Core Requirements: 17 Credits
  EGDT 1000 Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Technical Design 2
  EGDT 1010 Electrical Drafting and Design 3
  EGDT 1040 Fundamentals of Technical Engineering Drawing 3
  EGDT 1070 3 Dimensional Modeling--Inventor 3
or EGDT 1071 3 Dimensional Modeling--Solidworks (3.0)  
  EGDT 1200 Mechanical Drafting and Design 3
  EGDT 2200 Advanced Mechanical 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 17 semester credits.
  2. Minimum grade of C- required in all courses.
  3. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  4. Residency hours-- minimum of 5 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
EGDT 1000 Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Technical Design 2

EGDT 1070 or

EGDT 1071

3 Dimensional Modeling Inventor or

3 Dimensional Modeling--Solidworks

  Semester total: 5
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
EGDT 1040 Fundamentals of Technical Engineering Drawing 3
EGDT 1200 Mechanical Drafting adn Design 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
EGDT 1010 Electrical Drafting and Design 3
EGDT 2200 Advanced Mechanical 3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 17


Architecture and Engineering Design

The Architecture & Engineering Design department is in the Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Architecture & Engineering Design department, visit their website.

Architecture & Engineering Design department

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical design and engineering reference materials (Machinery’sHandbook).
  2. Create quality, industry level design drawings for the design discipline.
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