During the freshmen year of MaD, students can earn up to 3 units of college credits. This college articulation focuses on the knowledge and skills required for the architectural, civil, and mechanical engineering professions. Projects also include environmental (sustainable) design, product economics, and legal considerations. Current computer technologies and various design software for three dimensional modeling and two dimensional drafting are used throughout the program. Graphic documentation and a portfolio of work are created for each course.
AT 100 - Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional: During the Junior year of MaD, students can earn up to 4 units of college credit. This college articulation presents theoretical and practical training for entry-level automotive technicians. It presents basic automotive diagnosis and service procedures used in automotive shops. Projects performed in an automotive shop environment provide hands-on experience with industry shop tools. Shop service operations which meet Automotive Service Excellence standards including safety, electrical, and other general automotive procedures are covered.
AT 107 - Employable Skills for Technical Careers:
During the Senior year of MaD, students can earn up to 2 units of college credit. This college articulation provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development.
Sac State University (ME37):
During the sophomore year of MaD, students can earn up to 3 units of college credit. Principles of manufacturing processes in the areas of metal removal, forming, joining and casting and fundamentals of numeric control. Study includes applications of equipment, e.g., lathe, milling machine, drill press, saw, grinder, welder, molding equipment and core makers. Emphasis on safety during hands-on operations.