Mechanical Engineering Technology-Machinist Diploma D40320

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: 39

General Education Requirements


Take 3 credits from ENG-111.


Take 3 credits from MAT-121.

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 6 credits from DFT-151 MEC-145.

Other Major Requirements

Required Major Courses

Take 27 credits from BPR-111 EGR-285 MAC-111 MAC-121 MEC-128 MEC-161 MEC-161A MEC-261 MEC-231.