B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology
This degree program is part of a field that require the application of both scientific and engineering knowledge/methods, combined with skills that support the industry. The majority of our courses are hands-on with laboratory requirements that integrate computer applications across all areas of manufacturing. The program includes courses in the following areas:
Students may choose from a variety of computer, technology, mathematics, pre-engineering, and business courses to round out their educational experience.
Jump Right In
Students who choose to challenge themselves through the Mechanical Engineering Technology program will learn analytical skills that will enable them to design complex systems and industrial machines to meet the Manufacturing Industry’s needs. To prepare for work in the modern Manufacturing Industry, students will work on numerous hands-on manufacturing projects, often in a team setting. A Capstone course will bring together all of the concepts learned by applying them to solutions of actual manufacturing problems. A number of both oral and written presentations will aid students in becoming more comfortable and proficient in their communication skills.
Apply Your Education
Graduates of our program will have a strong background in the following areas;
- Mechanical/Machine Design
- Thermal/Fluid System Analysis
Our graduates will also be qualified to address the design needs of manufacturing and related businesses. Having this skill set combined with a background in quality project management, as well as engaging in continuous improvement theories makes our graduates stand out among other job applicants in the Manufacturing Industry.
120 Credit Hours (4 years)
Not what you were looking for? Tarleton State University offers over 100 different degrees and certifications that may be of interest to you, including:
- B.S. Manufacturing Engineering Technology
- B.S. Industrial Technology
- B.S. Construction Science and Management
- B.A.A.S. Manufacturing and Industrial Management
Plan Your Future
Typical job placement includes engineering and technological opportunities in positions such as:
And many more!
The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) serves the professional needs of industrial engineers, as well as other individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Members of IIE stay up-to-date within their industry by participating in the educational opportunities, publications, and networking opportunities offered by the organization.
In 2015, our Mechanical Engineering Technology program had a 100% employment rate; earning the highest percentage in Texas—at nearly 20% higher than the state average! Tarleton's favorable geographical location, along the I-35 industrial corridor, gives our graduates the opportunity to take advantage of the explosive growth in the technology industry.
The mission of the Department of Engineering Technology is to provide an academically challenging program that prepares students to establish successful careers after graduation and assume leadership roles in fields such as:
Engineering technology is a branch of the technological field, which require constant application of both scientific and engineering knowledge/methods, combined with technological skills that support industry activities.
|ENGT||3313||Mechanics of Materials|
|MEEN||3314||Signals and Systems|
|MEEN||3350||Measurement System Design|
|MEEN||4425||Electromechanical System Design|
|ENGR||3311||Engineering Mathematical Methods|
|ENGR||4259||Engineering Innovation and Design|
|CVEN||3405||Design of Structural Elements|
For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.
Facilities and Features
The Tarleton Society of Engineering Technology is a social, service focused, and professional society with membership open to all students in the Department of Engineering Technology. The members of TSET demonstrate and attitude of professional interest and involvement in the classroom, as well as on the TSU campus.
This facility provide research opportunities in these areas:
And many more.
The Electromagnetic Research Facility also includes a state-of-the-art Anechoic Research Chamber.
Home to Tarleton’s School of Engineering, the $54 million facility in Stephenville is the university’s hub for education, research, and innovation in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and construction science. It also brings together programs formerly scattered across the Stephenville campus.
The hallways build community by providing study areas, collaboration stations, open-access computers, and plenty of whiteboards available to students.
The Tarleton Industrial Development and Education Initiative's purpose is to strengthen the economy in local communities while creating, developing, and sustaining small businesses and manufacturers. TIDE offers consulting service and training programs, such as process improvement, to regional manufacturing companies. Through this initiative, we are able to offer valuable opportunities to Tarleton students as they collaborate with faculty and business professionals to address real world problems.