2017-2018 College Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology (A40320)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects. Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology. Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians. Mechanical Engineering Technology is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, 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
ACA 115Success & Study Skills02

1

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:8-91916-17

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ATR 282Robotics and CIM32

4

DFT 112Technical Drafting II13

2

DFT 112ATechnical Drafting II Lab03

1

DFT 152CAD II23

3

MEC 145Manufacturing Materials I23

3

Semester Total:81413

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

HYD 110Hydraulics/Pneumatics I23

3

Social Science Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Semester Total:839

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
DFT 153CAD III23

3

ELC 112DC/AC Electricity36

5

or

ELC 131Circuit Analysis I33

4

and

ELC 131ACircuit Analysis I Lab03

1

ENG 114Professional Research & Reporting30

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3,0,3)30

3

Major Elective0-30-20

3-5

Semester Total:11-149-2917-19

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

DFT 154Intro to Solid Modeling23

3

EGR 250Statics/Strength of Mater43

5

MEC 231Computer-Aided Manufacturing I14

3

PHY 131Physics-Mechanics32

4

or

PHY 151College Physics I32

4

Semester Total:131218
Total Hours: 48-5257-7773-76

Major Elective: Choose from Major Electives below.

Major Electives

ClassLabCredit
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