The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Criteria. MET students take electives in one of the following areas: manufacturing systems, marine systems, mechanical systems design, mechatronics systems, and nuclear systems. Graduates of the program are prepared for a range of technical positions including system design, fabrication, manufacturing, HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning), and mechatronics.
Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Criteria
Culminates in a senior project that integrates course work with a practical project assignment in the student's area of interest
Graduates are able to sit for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) license examinations such as the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and the Professional Engineering (PE)
Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.
Design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.
Commercial and Industrial Designers
Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.
Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components.
Students who qualify for regular admission to the University will be accepted into EFD (Engineering Fundamentals Division). Students in EFD may identify a desired degree program or may declare that they are undecided among engineering and engineering technology programs. They will be assigned an intended major code classification, which indicates that they are enrolled and, if appropriate, which is their preferred program. Students can apply to the MET program during the semester in which they complete the following requirements in the Engineering Fundamentals Division:
Complete ENGN 110 - Explore Engineering and Technology
Complete at least 30 credit hours applicable toward the degree. This is typically after the freshman year of courses
Have an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
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