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


Take 3 credits from ENG-111

English - Other

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-114


Take 3 credits from MAT-121


Take 3 credits from PSY-118 PSY-150

Major Requirements

Technical Core

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

Other Major Requirements

Major Courses Required

Take 21 credits from BPR-111 EGR-110 EGR-285 ISC-113 MAC-111 MAC-178 MAC-179 MAC-234A MAT-122 MEC-110

Major Course Electives

Take 4 credits from MEC-128 WBL-112 WBL-122


Take 3 credits from CIS-110

Required Courses

Take 3 credits from MAC-234

Student Success

Take 1 credit from ACA-111 ACA-122