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  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS


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The Bachelor of Science degree program in prepares graduates for technical positions in manufacturing and production industries. Students with a degree in mechanical engineering technology fill a wide variety of industrial positions in product development, manufacturing, production, supervision, and plant operations. Many graduates continue their careers into high level management positions.

The primary goal of the curriculum is to provide graduates with a solid technical foundation which will enable them to adapt and grow into a wide variety of employment opportunities. Students will complete a Senior Design Project, which is a one-year capstone individual/team project that provides the opportunity to pursue an idea from conception to design, then execute into a demonstrable project.

The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. http://www.abet.org.

Degree Requirements


PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)


Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


Select from the Humanities Core list

Social Sciences (3 Credits)


Select from the Social Sciences Core list

First-Year Experience (FYE) (3 Credits)


Other Required Courses (15 Credits)


MET/IET Electives (6 Credits)


Any (2) 30000 level or higher MET or IET course with advisor approval.

Tech/CHM Elective (3 Credits)


Suggest a Chemistry (CHM) course or other course with advisor approval.

COM/OLS Elective (3 Credits)


Any COM or OLS course 30000 level and above

Computer Programming Course (3 Credits)


Any programming course from ECET or CIT with advisor approval.

Total 120 Credits Required


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