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Undergraduate Catalog 2019 - 2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019 - 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.M.E.T.


The Mechanical and Electronic Engineering Technology programs are applied learning experiences in which students design and build robots, build and test circuits, use programmable logic controllers and apply applications for motion controls, feedback controls, micro-digital systems design and embedded microprocessor systems.

What careers can this major prepare you for?

Graduates work in careers such as: Aeronautical Technologist, Automation Technologist, HVAC Systems Specialist, Machine Tool Designer, Nuclear Technologist, Robotics Service Technician.

What skills are developed within this major?

Students learn apply principles of mathematics, science, and engineering in a variety of contexts. They hone their ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for science and engineering practice as well as design and conduct experiments. They learn to analyze and interpret data.

2+2 Program

Students who complete the coursework equivalent to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from an accredited college, university or technical institute may be waived from Year 1 and Year 2 requirements, depending on courses completed in the Associates degree.

Hours Required for Degree

Minimum hours required for degree: 120 (may include approximately 50 semester credit hours which may be transferred from the Associate of Applied Science degree and applied to certain major-field requirements - see 2+2 Program below)

Major-Field Requirements

Grade restriction: Mechanical Engineering Technology students are limited to a total of two D grades in their major courses.