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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - MECHANICAL PROGRAM OF STUDY

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Mechanical Engineering Technology

To provide students with training and technical skills associated with mechanical concepts which will prepare them for employment as industrial technicians supporting manufacturing operations.

This program uses classroom and laboratory experiences to prepare graduates to work as engineering technicians and related engineering technology positions in various industries and production facilities. The intent is broad-based education that gives the student a number of career choices.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: MET

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
ENG 260 Advanced Technical Communications 3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
MAT 120 Probability And Statistics 3 0 3
PHY 201 Physics I 3 3 4
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
24 6 26

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
EGR 194 Statics & Strength of Materials 3 3 4
EGT 106 Print Reading & Sketching 3 0 3
EGT 252 Advanced CAD 2 3 3
13 9 16

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
EEM 251 Programmable Controllers 2 3 3
EET 103 Introduction to Electronics 2 3 3
MET 213 Dynamics 2 3 3
MET 216 Fluid Mechanics 2 3 3
MET 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 3 3
MET 226 Applied Heat Principles 3 3 4
MET 231 Machine Design 3 3 4
MET 240 Mechanical Senior Project 0 3 1
NET 113 Nuclear Physics 2 3 3
NET 130 Radiological Protection 3 0 3
21 27 30
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  72

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGT 106 Print Reading & Sketching 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
15 0 15

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
MAT 120 Probability And Statistics 3 0 3
NET 130 Radiological Protection 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
12 3 13

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
EET 103 Introduction to Electronics 2 3 3
EGR 194 Statics & Strength of Materials 3 3 4
ENG 260 Advanced Technical Communications 3 0 3
PHY 201 Physics I 3 3 4
11 9 14

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
EGT 252 Advanced CAD 2 3 3
MET 213 Dynamics 2 3 3
MET 216 Fluid Mechanics 2 3 3
NET 113 Nuclear Physics 2 3 3
10 15 15

SEMESTER 5 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
EEM 251 Programmable Controllers 2 3 3
MET 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 3 3
MET 226 Applied Heat Principles 3 3 4
MET 231 Machine Design 3 3 4
MET 240 Mechanical Senior Project 0 3 1
10 15 15
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  72

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: David Edwards

Waiting List: No

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