2016-2017 College Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology (A40320)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum prepares graduates for employment as technicians in the diversified mechanical and manufacturing engineering fields. Mechanical Engineering technicians assist in design, development, testing, process design and improvement, and troubleshooting and repair of engineered systems. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and hands-on application of engineering principles. In addition to course work in engineering graphics, engineering fundamentals, materials and manufacturing processes, mathematics, and physics, students will study 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.

Fall Semester I

ClassLabCredit
CIS 110Introduction to Computers22

3

DFT 111Technical Drafting I13

2

DFT 111ATechnical Drafting I Lab03

1

DFT 151CAD I23

3

MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I22

3

or

MAT 171Precalculus Algebra32

4

MEC 111Machine Processes I14

3

Semester Total:8-91715-16

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
DFT 112Technical Drafting II13

2

DFT 112ATechnical Drafting II Lab03

1

DFT 152CAD II23

3

MEC 145Manufacturing Materials I23

3

Social Science Elective30

3

Major Elective1-41-4

2-4

Semester Total:9-1213-1614-16

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics I23

3

MEC 231Computer-Aided Manufacturing I14

3

Semester Total:679

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
DFT 153CAD III23

3

ELC 112DC/AC Electricity36

5

or

ELC 131Circuit Analysis I33

4

ELC 131ACircuit Analysis I Lab03

1

ENG 114Professional Research & Reporting30

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective30

3

Major Elective1-41-4

1-3

Semester Total:12-1910-1315-17

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
ATR 282Robotics and CIM32

4

COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

EGR 250Statics/Strength of Mater43

5

PHY 131Physics-Mechanics32

4

or

PHY 151College Physics I32

4

Semester Total:13716
Total Hours: 8-5954-6069-74

Major Elective: Choose from Major Electives below.

Major Electives

ClassLabCredit
DFT 154Intro to Solid Modeling23

3

EGR 285Design Project04

2

ELC 128Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller23

3

ISC 112Industrial Safety20

2

MAT 172Precalculus Trigonometry32

4

MEC 172Introduction to Metallurgy22

3

WBL 111Work-Based Learning I010

1

WBL 112Work-Based Learning I020

2

WLD 110Cutting Processes13

2

WLD 115SMAW (Stick) Plate29

5

WLD 121GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate26

4

WLD 131GTAW (TIG) Plate26

4

WLD 141Symbols and Specifications22

3