Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Mechanical Drafting Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills (or) None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
DFT 151 - CAD I None 3 5 Fall
DFT 111 - Technical Drafting I None 2 4 Fall
DFT 111A - Technical Drafting I Lab None 1 3 Fall
MAC 121 - Intro to CNC None 2 2 Fall
ISC 132 - Mfg. Quality Control None 3 5 Fall
MAT 121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I (or) DMA 010-060 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 171 - Precalculus Algebra DMA 010-080 and DRE 098 or satisfactory placement test scores 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MEC 231 - Computer Aided Manufacturing None 3 5 Spring
DFT 112 - Technical Drafting II DFT 111 2 4 Spring
DFT 112A - Technical Drafting II Lab DFT 111A 1 3 Spring
DFT 152 - CAD II None Spring
MEC 161 - Manufacturing Processes I None 3 3 Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
HYD 110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I None 3 5 Summer
ISC 121 - Environmental Health and Safety None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
DFT 121 - Intro to GD and T None 2 3 Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
DDF 211 - Design Process I None 4 7 Fall
PHY 131 - Physics-Mechanics (or) MAT 121 or MAT 171 4 5 Fall, Spring
PHY 151 - College Physics I MAT 171 4 5 Fall, Spring
MAC 141 - Machine Applications I None 4 8 Fall


Fifth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc (or) ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
DFT 154 - Intro to Solid Modeling None 3 5 Fall
EGR 250 - Statics and Strengths of Material MAT 121 or MAT 171 5 7 Fall
MEC 180 - Engineering Materials None 3 5 Spring
DDF 221 - Design Drafting Project DFT 111, DFT 112, and DFT 151 2 4 Spring


Program contact

Lee Roach

Mechanical Engineering Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
lroach@isothermal.edu
828-395-1628
Applied Sciences 1G


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