Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.) Curriculum

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Typical Course Sequence - Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)

Below is a typical course sequence for the Mechanical Engineering Technology bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1 Credits   Semester 2 Credits
Intro to Graphics and Solids Modeling 3 Applied Solid Modeling 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Technical Mathematics II 3
Manufacturing Materials, Processes, and Laboratory 3 Mechanics for Technology: Statics 3
Technical Mathematics I 3 Introductory Physics I 4
Computer Application for Technologists 3 Arts course 3
First-Year Seminar 1 Total Credits 16
Total Credits 15    
 
Semester 3     Semester 4  
Technical Calculus 4 Chemical Principles I 3
Strength and Properties of Materials 3 Experimental Chemistry I 1
Strength and Properties of Materials Laboratory 1 Electric Circuits, Power, and Electronics 3
Dynamics 3 Production Design Laboratory 2
Production Design 2 Calculus with Engineering Technology Applications 3
Effective Speech 3 Machine Design 3
Total Credits 16 Humanities course 3
    Total Credits 18
 
Semester 5     Semester 6  
Intermediate Calculus and Differential
Equations with Applications
3 Effective Writing: Technical Writing 3
Introductory Physics II 3 Project Management for Engineers 3
Social and Behavioral Science course 3 Finite Element Analysis Applications I 3
Strength of Materials 3 Computer-Aided Design 3
Mechanical Measurements and Instrumentation 3 Thermodynamics 3
Total Credits 16 Health and Physical Activity 1.5
    Total Credits 16.5
 
Semester 7     Semester 8  
Materials Engineering 3 Senior Industrial Project 3
Senior Capstone 1 Technical Elective 3
Heat Transfer 4 Health and Physical Activity 1.5
Technical Elective 3 Fluid Power 3
Arts course 3 Humanities course 3
Finite Element Analysis Applications II 3 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 16.5

This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.