Mechanical Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science Degree Overview

Plan of Study:

Growing demand for modern and complex industrial machinery, machine tools, robotics, and computer controlled processes require highly qualified technologists for their development, manufacture, use, and support. MET students usually are interested in mechanical activities, and often enjoy working on vehicles and machines.

The following are the Program Educational Objectives for the Baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET):

Program Educational Objective 1:

  • The program will prepare graduates that are prepared for successful careers in the areas associated with the fabrication, testing, documentation, operation, sales, maintenance, analysis, applied design, development, implementation, and oversight of mechanical systems.

Program Educational Objective 2:

  • The program will prepare graduates who advance in their careers and continue their professional development.

Program Educational Objective 3:

  • The program will prepare graduates who understand the overall human context in which engineering technology activities take place.

Student Outcomes:

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program have:

  1. an ability to select and apply  the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline of broadly based engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  4. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  6. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  7. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  8. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  9. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  10. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.


Enrollment Data:

  • 2013
    • 161 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Spring
    • 169 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Fall
    • 46 Baccalaureate Degree Graduates
  • 2012
    • 160 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Spring
    • 166 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Fall
    • 39 Baccalaureate Degree Graduates
  • 2011
    • 134 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Spring
    • 167 Baccalaureate Degree Students – Fall
    • 26 Baccalaureate Degree Graduates


Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology provides knowledge in:

  • Materials
  • Applied Mechanics: Statics
  • Computations & Analysis
  • Production Drawing & Computer Aided Design
  • Computer Numerical Control Applications
  • Applied Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Mechanism Kinematics
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Applied Heat Transfer
  • Automation & Instrumentation
  • Machine Design
  • Applied Strength of Design Materials
  • Dynamics
  • Machine Elements
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Design for X
  • Fluid Power
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Strength of Materials/Testing
  • Career Opportunities:
  • Vibration Analyst
  • Assistant Project Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator
  • Product Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Technical Services

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,


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