Mechanical Engineering Technology A40320

Pathway Description: These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Mechanical Engineering Technology: A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving, and oral and written communications. Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology. Engineering technicians may obtain professional certification by application to organizations such as ASQC, SME, and NICET.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 68

General Education Requirements

Required English

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-113 ENG-114.

English

Take 3 credits from ENG-111.

Mathematics

Take 3 credits from MAT-121.

Psychology

Take 3 credits from PSY-118 PSY-150.

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 21 credits from DFT-151 DFT-154 EGR-250 HYD-110 MEC-145 PHY-131.

Other Major Requirements

Required Major Courses

Take 18 credits from BPR-111 EGR-285 MAC-111 MAC-121 MAT-122 MEC-231.

Computer

Take 1 credits from CIS-110 CIS-111 CIS-113.

Other Requirements

Student Success

Take 1 credits from ACA-111 ACA-115 ACA-118 ACA-122.