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MET 1151 Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts

This course looks at the design elements, manufacturing and assembly of solid-body electric guitars. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) concepts that relate directly to guitars are used to help students make an applied learning connection. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Solve math problems on fretboard layout.
  • Develop a headstock on a CAD system and have it manufactured to the design specifications.
  • Apply design and assembly skills to achieve a playable instrument.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 8, Rm 039
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Note: Course requires purchase of guitar building kit, $200, tags/cards available at Sinclair Bookstore to confirm purchase
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 4
Meets: S from 10:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: W10
Open Seats: 4
Meets: S from
10:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: W10