Cerritos College News Releases 2011

Cerritos College Engineering Design classes offered in summer 2011

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Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878

NORWALK, Calif. - June 16, 2011 -- Cerritos College's Engineering Design Technology Department is offering one class for summer 2011 session beginning July 5.

ENGT 131 - Fundamentals of Design Including AutoCAD is a six-week class beginning on July 5 and ends on August 12. It meets from Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.

This course is the gateway for all intermediate and advanced courses being offered in future semesters in Engineering Design Technology education and includes a comprehensive introduction to mechanical design methods and about half of the courst time is spent using AutoCAD software. This course does not require a prerequisite and can count toward general education courses needed for an associate's degree and transferrable to four-year universities in the region.

Enrollment is now underway for summer session classes which begin July 5. Any interested person is urged to apply immediately while space still exists. Students can register online at www.cerritos.edu.

For more information about the course, visit www.cerritos.edu/engt or contact Jaya Hiranandani at 562-860-2451 x 2908 or hiranandani@cerritos.edu.


Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.