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Study Automotive Mechanical Design

Major in Automotive Technology with an Emphasis in Automotive Mechanical Design

Dig deep into the study of automobiles from bumper to bumper. This track is designed for students with a high math aptitude. Students will master physics and mechanical design of engineering technology.

Graduates pursue careers in the automotive and diesel and heavy equipment manufacturing industry.

Topics include:

  • Engineering Graphics I
  • Statics
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Kinematics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials Laboratory
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Mechanical Design I
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Automotive Mechanical Design graduates find jobs in:

  • quality control
  • reliability engineering
  • application engineering
  • service engineering

Students work with field organizations, dealerships, and engineering teams to diagnose the root cause of failures and propose solutions to resolve the product's deficiency.

Manufacturers of vehicles are interested in individuals who have an understanding of automotive and diesel systems, mechanical design, engineering materials, processing technologies, and the quality measures associated with manufacturing quality products.

The annual median pay for automotive Industrial manufacturing managers is $93,940.

Additional information
for the School of Automotive and Engineering Technology

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