Mechanical Technology

A.A.S. Degree - Career Program
Revised Program

The Mechanical Technology Program introduces the student to the principles, materials, and equipment of mechanical technology. Emphasis is placed on drafting, design, and an understanding of basic machine components.

Graduates of the program find employment as drafter, engineering assistants, technicians, and technical salespersons.

(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 140 Technical Mathematics I*3
MET 101 Technical Graphics3
MET 103 Manufacturing Processes I2
OPT 135 Measurement and Analysis4
TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians2
Total17
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
MTH 141 Technical Mathematics II*3
PHY 131 Applied Physics I4
MET 121 Computer Aided Drafting/Design I3
MET 203 Technical Mechanics, Statics3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION1
Total17
THIRD SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
ELT 130 Basic Electricity and Electronics3
MET 206 Engineering Materials 3
MET 225 Machine Design Theory I3
PHY 132 Applied Physics II4
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION1
Total17
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15-16 Credit Hours
CIT 204 Strength of Materials3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
MET 208 Technical Mechanics, Dynamics3
MET 226 Machine Design Theory II 3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE**3-4
Total15-16
TOTAL CREDITS66-67

* Students not proficient in algebra or trigonometry should take MTH 135 preferably in Summer Session prior to starting Mechanical Technology. Students with excellent high school math records may wish to select a more advanced math program following consultation with the Mathematics Department.
** Technical Elective: Any course in CIT, ELT, MET, OPT, or see department chairperson for a substitution waiver.
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