B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology


This degree is designed to provide high-quality technical and academic preparation for future engineering technologists. Our primary goal is to produce Engineering Technology graduates who are technologically equipped and highly motivated to successfully compete in the modern workplace. Our program focuses on the applications of computers to solve both complex and common manufacturing problems. Qualified Engineering Technologists are in high demand by manufacturers, and positions offer great monetary compensation. MET graduates from Tarleton State University who choose to stay in the Cross Timbers area will be in a favorable geographical location to take advantage of this explosive growth in the Technical Manufacturing and Engineering industries.

Designed With You in Mind

Our courses are supplemented with a foundation of Industrial Technology and emphases in mathematics, statistics, and science. A wide range of electives compliment the degree, allowing students maximum flexibility in the following areas: 

  • Business
  • Science 
  • Mathematics 
  • Computer Information Systems 
  • Pre-Engineering

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To prepare for a career in the Manufacturing industry, students will work on numerous real-world manufacturing projects, often in a team setting. A Capstone course will bring together all the concepts learned by applying them to solutions of actual manufacturing problems. Numerous oral and written presentations will aid students in becoming more comfortable and proficient in their communication skills.


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Program Objectives

The mission of the Department of Engineering Technology is to prepare students to establish successful careers after graduation and assume leadership roles in fields such as:

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Education

Engineering Technology is a branch of the technological field which require the application of both scientific and engineering based knowledge combined with technical skills that support industry practices. 

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
ENGT2303Engineering Economy
ENGT3301Applied Dynamics
ENGT3303Industrial Materials
ENGT3313Mechanics of Materials
ENGT3324Thermoplastic Processing
ENGT3393Modular Technology
ENGT3336Industrial Controls
ENGT4326Applications of Linear Programming and Optimization
ENGT4376Automated Manufacturing Systems

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.