School of Polytechnic
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-6338
Mechanical Engineering Technology is part of the School of Polytechnic . Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) prepares students for the application of engineering principles and technological developments for the creation of useful products and/or production machinery. The MET program teaches you how to analyze and design machine systems used in many industries, including automotive, biomedical, aerospace, robotics, steelmaking, HVAC, consumer products and etc.
MET A.S. Program Objectives:
- To prepare graduates with knowledge, problem solving ability and hands-on skills to enter careers in installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, computer-aided design, or maintenance of basic mechanical systems.
- To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
- To prepare graduates for both immediate employment and continuation in the BS program.
Student outcomes for the degree are as follows:
an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
an ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
- The Mechanical Engineering Technology degree is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
- POLYTECHNIC programs emphasize practice-based learning via hands-on laboratory applications using state-of-the-art equipment. Some courses are available through online, distance, and hybrid learning, however many incorporate an on-campus laboratory element.
Declaring This Major:
Students interested in declaring Mechanical Engineering Technology as their major may do so in one of two ways:
1. On their application when they first apply to the university.
2. After meeting with a faculty advisor, a change of major can be declared.
1. Degree Requirements
2. General Education Requirements
3. Overlapping Content
4. Academic Regulations
Mechanical Engineering Technology A.S. 2-Yr. Plan:
- Students must complete all courses earning grades of C- or better.
- Student Responsibilities: You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair.
- Transfer credit limits, see Academic Regulations above.
- General Education and Major courses as listed below.
Category A - Foundational Intellectual Skills
Category B4 - Scientific Ways of Knowing
Category B5 - Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Category B6 - Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing
* Any B6 course approved by the MET program , including the following:
Category B7 - Interdisplinary or Creative Ways of Knowing
* Any B7 course approved by the MET Program including the following: Cr. 3
Core and Concentration (Major) Courses
Additional Required Technical Courses
Additional Course Use
- MA 153 and MA 154 Required, MA 159 acceptable
- CHM 11100 required, CHM 11500 accepted
- PHYS 21800 required, PHYS 15200 accepted
- ET 10600 + MET 10400 + MET 22300 required, ENGR 12700+ENGR 12800+ME 16000 accepted
- ET 19000 required, ME 25000 accepted
- ET 20000 required, ME 25200 accepted
- MATR 18000 required, ME 303000 + ME 30400 accepted
You are responsible for ensuring that you satisfy all graduation requirements specified for each selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. If you cannot complete all program requirements by your stated graduation date but fail to remove those from your plan of study, the Registrar’s Office in consultation with your academic advisor will remove unmet pursuits from your plan of study. Changing curricular records during the graduation term of application may affect state or federal financial aid awards. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.