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:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Calculus
  • Statistics

Students may choose from a variety of computer, technology, mathematics, pre-engineering, and business courses to round out their educational experience.

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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.

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Graduates of our program will have a strong background in the following areas;

  • Mechanical/Machine Design
  • Thermal/Fluid System Analysis
  • Automation

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.


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Program Objectives

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
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Education

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.

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
ENGT2335Solid Modeling
ENGT3303Industrial Materials
ENGT3313Mechanics of Materials
MEEN3314Signals and Systems
MEEN3350Measurement System Design
MEEN4425Electromechanical System Design
ENGR3311Engineering Mathematical Methods
ENGR4259Engineering Innovation and Design
CVEN3405Design of Structural Elements

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

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