Curriculum - Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS


This is an unofficial description for this program. For official information check the Academic Catalog.

A minor is not required with this major.

Accredited by ETAC of ABET

This major integrates the aspects of energy conversion, mechanism control, heat and mass transfer, machine dynamics, and design with computer design and analysis to prepare engineering support personnel to assist in the design of machinery and instrumentation for industrial, transportation, and utility applications. The mechanical engineering technologist makes significant contributions in supporting engineering design, testing, production, research, and development operations in a wide variety of industrial, aerospace, and government organizations. Students must complete the coursework in four categories: general education, major requirements, directed electives, and additional requirements.

For all majors a minimum grade of C- is required in all courses in the major, all additional course requirements as well as courses in Study Area IV, Skill Area I, and Skill Area II.


General Education Requirements for Engineering Technology (ET) Majors

Study Area I: Arts and Humanities

  Literature (3)  

  Philosophy or Fine Arts (3)  

  Literature, Philosophy or Fine Arts (3)  

No more than 6 credits from any one discipline.

Study Area II: Social Sciences

  History (3)  

  ECON or GEOG or HIST or Pol. Sci. or ET 399 (3 credits)  

Study Area III: Behavioral Sciences

  Anthropology, Psychology, or Sociology  

Skill Area I: Communication Skills

WRT 110: Placement exam may be required before enrolling in English or mathematics courses.

Skill Area II: Mathematics

Placement exam may be required before enrolling in English or mathematics courses.

MATH 135 and MATH 136: Recommended

Skill Area III: Foreign Language Proficiency

Skill Area IV: University Requirement

Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Requirement

Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Requirement

Total Credit Hours: 130

Admissions Contact

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Academic Contact

Steven Kirstukas
Program Coordinator
Mechanical Engineering Technology | BS
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