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Product Design and Development (AAS)

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all required technical courses, and support courses (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA for all courses of 2.00 or higher. 
  • Credit Hour Requirements: 64-66 total hours (depending on which math option is chosen) are required (24) of which are required within the program. A minimum of 20 hours in residency (WSU courses).
  • Product Code: 8080AAS
  • CIPC: 151399


Students are required to meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6305 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Advisement may also be obtained in Engineering Technology, room 214.

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). No special admission or application requirements are needed for this program.

General Education

Refer to the Degree Requirements  for Associate of Applied Science requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly defined engineering problems in Product Design and Development Engineering Technology related to applied mechanical design using advanced software tools and techniques.
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly defined engineering problems in Product Design and Development Engineering Technology.
  • An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes
  • An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • ABET Outcomes
    • (a) engineering materials, applied mechanics, and manufacturing methods.
    • (b) applied drafting practice emphasizing mechanical components and systems, as well as fundamentals of descriptive geometry, orthographic projection, sectioning, tolerancing and dimensioning, and basic computer aided drafting and design with technical depth in at least one of these areas.
    • (c) the application of physics and engineering materials having an emphasis in applied mechanics, or in-depth application of physics having emphasis in mechanical components and design.

Major Course Requirements for AAS Degree

Technical Electives (2 credit hours minimum)

A minimum of 2 credit hours of technical electives chosen from the following list or approved by the program coordinator are required.

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