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Mechanical Engineering Technology, Associate in Applied Science


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(A40320)

Pathway Description: 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: 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.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Technical Standards

Curiiculum Flow Chart

General Education Requirements


English- 3 Credits


English - Other- 3 Credits


Mathematics- 3 Credits


Psychology- 3 Credits


Major Requirements


Technical Core- 21 Credits


Major Course Electives- 4 Credits


Computers- 3 Credits


Student Success- 1 Credit


Number of Credit Hours Required for This Program: 68


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