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Architectural and Mechanical Design Certificate

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MACC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Design & Development – Architectural & Mechanical Design. This program prepares graduates to enter employment in a variety of settings from residential to industrial to civil specialty areas as well as general drafting positions. Working with state-of the-art equipment and software, students gain valuable knowledge and experience in areas such as: engineering and technical drawing, beginning, intermediate and advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD), as well as civil and architectural design. Learning the skills implemented in this program, students gain the competitive advantage of having hands-on experience and a strong portfolio of work when entering the workforce.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 AMD101  Engineering Design 3  
 AMD102  ^Technical Drawing 3  
 AMD112  Computer-Aided Design I 3  
 AMD211  ^Computer-Aided Design II 3  
 AMD225  ^Architectural Design I 3  
 AMD232  ^Architectural & Mechanical Design Capstone Project 3  
 AMD250  ^Design Concepts 3  
 IND120 or
 BUS150 or
 ^Technical Report Writing or
 ^Business Communication or
 ^Composition I
   Directed Electives (See Below) 5  
 MTH130 or
 ^Technical Mathematics or
 ^Precalculus Algebra
  Directed Electives (5 credit hours needed)
 AMD223  ^Civil Engineering Design 3  
 AMD226  ^Architectural Design II 3  
 AMD228  ^Structural Design 3  
 AMD295  ^Architectural & Mechanical Design Internship 2-3  
 PHY125  ^Foundations of Physics 5  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  


*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner.. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

***Virtual course delivery is available for all "DDT" classes required in this degree program and for many other required classes. Talk to your program advisor to learn which courses are offered in the virtual delivery format.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).