Mechanical Engineering Technology

This is a general overview of the program of study. Students interested in details and requirements should go to the on line catalogue.

A Career in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical engineering technology includes the integration of methods, materials, machinery, and human resources found in today’s modern industries. Engineering, scientific, and manufacturing principles are applied to the following technical areas: design and development, manufacturing and production; quality control and cost analysis; the generation, transmission, and utilization of mechanical energy, fluid energy, and thermodynamic energy.

Program Overview

The bachelor of science degree program prepares graduates for technical positions in manufacturing and production industries. Mechanical engineering technologists fill a wide variety of industrial positions in product development, manufacturing, production, supervision, and plant operations.

The primary goal of the curriculum is to provide graduates with a solid technical foundation which will enable them to adapt and grow into a wide variety of employment opportunities. The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Guide:

Mechanical Engineering Technology General Course Requirements

  • Machine Elements
  • Manufacturing Processes and Automation
  • Mechanical Design
  • Fluid Power, Dynamics, Heat/Power
  • 3D Modeling and Computer-Aided Design
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Calculus, Physics
  • Communication and Technical Writing
  • PNC General Education Core

What’s Next?

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