Engineering Technology - Mechanical - Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

MET majors learn theory and applications in the fields of manufacturing, product design and development, power systems, machinery, and fluid technology. Our students take courses in mechanisms and machines, computer aided modeling, heat transfer, and instrumentation, to name a few. They find employment in the design and testing of tools, engines, machines, and other complex mechanical devices. MET represents one of the broadest engineering technology disciplines. Our MET students also learn by designing and racing mini-baja cars, designing and constructing machines to help our farmers, and even building systems in other countries.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, www.abet.org

Engineering Technology - Mechanical (No Concentration)

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications 1
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication (Recommended)3
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
Area II: Mathematics 1
MATH 1435Applications of Calculus I 23 - 4
or MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 18
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 13
Strongly Recommended:
Survey of Economics3
Personal Health & Wellness3
Introduction to Psychology3
Introduction to Sociology3
Area V: Humanities 13
Strongly Recommended:
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking3
Introduction to Ethics3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
Visual Concepts (Strongly Recommended)3
General Education Elective
MATH 1440Applications of Calculus II3 - 4
or MATH 1521G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Viewing A Wider World 16
Strongly Recommended Courses:
Personal Financial Planning and Investing in a Global Economy3
Entrepreneurial Mindset3
Leadership and Ethics3
Consumer Behavior3
Departmental/College Requirements
A ST 311Statistical Applications3
E T 101Introduction to Engineering Technology and Geomatics1
E T 182Digital Logic2
E T 184Applied AC Circuits2
E T 210Intermediate 3-D Modeling (Solid Works)3
E T 217
217 L
Manufacturing Processes
and Manufacturing Processes Lab
4
E T 305Introduction to Product Design3
E T 306
306 L
Fundamental and Applied Thermodynamics
and Thermodynamics Lab
4
E T 308
308 L
Fluid Technology
and Fluid Technology Lab
4
E T 310
310 L
Applied Strength of Materials
and Applied Strength of Materials Lab
4
E T 396Heat Transfer and Applications3
E T 402Instrumentation3
E T 410Senior Seminar1
E T 426Analysis and Design of Machine Elements3
ENGR 110Introduction to Engineering Design3
ENGR 120DC Circuit Analysis4
ENGR 140Introduction to Programming and Embedded Systems4
ENGR 190Introduction to Engineering Mathematics4
ENGR 233Engineering Mechanics I3
ENGR 234Engineering Mechanics II3
ENGR 401Engineering Capstone I3
ENGR 402Engineering Capstone II3
I E 451Engineering Economy3
PHYS 1240G
PHYS 1240L
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
4
or PHYS 1320G
PHYS 1320L
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
Technical Electives 49
Advanced Manufacturing and Design3
Renewable Energy Technologies3
Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems3
Innovation and Product Development3
Manufacturing Technology3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 1220
Total Credits122-124
1

See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.  See the Viewing a Wider World section of the catalog for a full list of courses. 

2

Students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I/MATH 1435 Applications of Calculus I or MATH 1521G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II/MATH 1440 Applications of Calculus II before enrolling in either option of coursework.

*For students wishing to pursue a technical master's degree, MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and MATH 1521G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II are recommended and will satisfy both the Area II and General Education Elective requirements. Students who take MATH 1435 Applications of Calculus I and MATH 1440 Applications of Calculus II, will need to have an exception made for their degree audit.

3

Elective credit may vary based on Math course selection, prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, double majors, and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 120 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However, students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

4

Concentrations and Minors are ’optional’ educational sequences that students may choose to focus in particular areas related to their major. Concentrations and Minors may often be done without additional credits by judicious use of electives and other optional course requirements.

A Suggested Plan of Study for Students

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and ENGL 1110G Composition I. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
E T 101 Introduction to Engineering Technology and Geomatics 1
ENGL 1110G Composition I (Area I) 1 4
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
ENGR 120 DC Circuit Analysis 4
ENGR 190 Introduction to Engineering Mathematics 4
 Credits16
Spring
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (see recommended list) 1 3
CHEM 1120G Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors) 4
COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication (Area I) 3
E T 182 Digital Logic 2
MATH 1435
Applications of Calculus I 2
or Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
3 - 4
 Credits15-16
Second Year
Fall
ENGR 140 Introduction to Programming and Embedded Systems 4
ENGR 233 Engineering Mechanics I 3
MATH 1440
Applications of Calculus II 2
or Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
3 - 4
PHYS 1230G
PHYS 1230L
Algebra-Based Physics I
or Calculus -Based Physics I and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
4
 Credits14-15
Spring
E T 184 Applied AC Circuits 2
E T 210 Intermediate 3-D Modeling (Solid Works) 3
E T 217
217 L
Manufacturing Processes
and Manufacturing Processes Lab
4
ENGR 234 Engineering Mechanics II 3
PHYS 1240G
PHYS 1240L
Algebra-Based Physics II
or Calculus -Based Physics II and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
4
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
Area V: Humanities (see recommended list) 1 3
A ST 311 Statistical Applications 3
E T 306
306 L
Fundamental and Applied Thermodynamics
and Thermodynamics Lab
4
E T 308
308 L
Fluid Technology
and Fluid Technology Lab
4
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
 Credits17
Spring
E T 305 Introduction to Product Design 3
E T 310
310 L
Applied Strength of Materials
and Applied Strength of Materials Lab
4
E T 396 Heat Transfer and Applications 3
Technical Elective (from pre-approved list) 4 3
Viewing a Wider World (See recommended list) 1 3
 Credits16
Fourth Year
Fall
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts (see recommended list) 1 3
E T 426 Analysis and Design of Machine Elements 3
ENGR 401 Engineering Capstone I 3
Technical Elective (from pre-approved list) 4 3
Viewing a Wider World (see recommended list) 1 3
 Credits15
Spring
E T 402 Instrumentation 3
E T 410 Senior Seminar 1
ENGR 402 Engineering Capstone II 3
I E 451 Engineering Economy 3
Technical Elective (from pre-approved list) 4 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits122-124
1

See the General Education section of this catalog for a full list of courses.  See the Viewing a Wider World section of this catalog for a full list of courses.

2

Students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I/MATH 1435 Applications of Calculus I or MATH 1521G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II/MATH 1440 Applications of Calculus II before enrolling in either option of coursework.

*For students wishing to pursue a technical master's degree, MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and MATH 1521G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II are recommended and will satisfy both the Area II and General Education Elective requirements. Students who take MATH 1435 Applications of Calculus I and MATH 1440 Applications of Calculus II, will need to have an exception made for their degree audit.

3

Elective credit may vary based on Math course selection, prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, double majors, and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 120 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

4

Concentrations and Minors are ’optional’ educational sequences that students may choose to focus in particular areas related to their major. Concentrations and Minors may often be done without additional credits by judicious use of electives and other optional course requirements.