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Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical Designer


Learn mechanical and electro-mechanical design and modeling fundamentals using AutoCAD® and SolidWorks® computer-aided design (CAD) tools.


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7230A
Program Advisor: 520.206.7234
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Program Information

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Semester Pathways


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Electrical & Electronics Drafter  $60,070
Mechanical Drafter $56,276

Academic options

Continue your studies at Pima by taking additional courses toward a Computer Aided Design AAS degree.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CAD 101 Computer-Aided Drafting 4
CAD 117 Print Reading with CAD for Manufacturing 4
CAD 142 Introduction to Parametric Modeling SolidWorks 4
CAD 153 Electro-Mechanical Design 4
CAD 172 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
CAD 203 Advanced Electro-Mechanical Design 4
CAD 242 Advanced Parametric Modeling: SolidWorks 4
Subtotal 27

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
GTM 105
  or MAT 188*
Applied Technical Mathematics
  Precalculus I
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 4-5
Total 31-32

* Department recommends MAT 188

Program/Major Codes: CRTMEM/MEM1
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