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Mechanical Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code: AAS.15822

This program provides you with a sufficient broad base in the fundamentals of mechanical technology, drafting, CAD, manufacturing and design to be successful as a mechanical engineering technician in a metallurgical or product test laboratory, as a field technician, as an engineering aide in manufacturing or product engineer, in quality control, or in sales and service. Responsibilities as a lab technician may include not only setting up a test apparatus and running tests on an experimental product, but also writing the report and making recommendations.

General Education Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CHM 101W5General Chemistry I OR ______________
CHM 107(4)Chemistry For Engineering Technology OR ______________
CHM 111(5)General and Inorganic Chemistry I ______________
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition I Course ______________
ENG 1133Technical Communication ______________
GEO 116W1Professional Global Awareness ______________
LW ---1Any 1 Credit LW Course (As of fall 2007) AND ______________
LWA ---1Any 1 Credit LWA Course ______________
OR ______________
LW ---(2)Any 2 Credit LW Course (As of fall 2007) ______________
MTH ---4Any Approved Intermediate Algebra Course ______________
MTH 1213Plane Trigonometry ______________
MTH 208W3Elementary Statistics ______________
PHL 213W3Introduction to Ethics ______________
PHY 1114General Physics I ______________
POL ---3/4Any Approved American Government Requirement ______________

Required Core Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
ACE 285W1Internship: Design Technology ______________
EET 2353Electrical Circuits ______________
EGR 1654Introduction to Engineering Graphics OR ______________
EGR 166(4)Engineering Graphics OR ______________
DRF 257(4)Advanced Mechanical Design ______________
MIT 111W3Manufacturing Processes ______________
MT 221W3Introduction to Engineering Materials ______________
MS 181W4Machine Tools I ______________
MT 2203Hydraulics and Pneumatics I ______________
MT 2504Statics and Strength of Materials ______________
MT 2563Machine Design ______________

Elective Courses (Choose 12 credits)

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CAD 1143Introduction to CAD ______________
CAD 1203Introduction to CAM ______________
CAD 22633D Parametric Solid Modeling ______________
CNC 1624Computer Numerical Control Theory ______________
CNC 2164CNC with Machining Applications ______________
CNC 2254Mastercam ______________
CPI 1202Introduction To Process Operations ______________
DRF 1073Intermediate Mechanical Design ______________
DRF 1213Blueprint Reading ______________
DRF 1282Geometric Tolerancing ______________
ET 1225Programmable Logic Controllers ______________
ET 1623Industrial Robotics I ______________
ET 2623Industrial Robotics II ______________
MGT 153W3Introduction to Business ______________
MIT 1182Safety Practices and Procedures ______________
MS 1824Machine Tools II ______________
MT 2153Introduction to Composite Materials ______________
WELD 1033Introduction to Plasma, Carbon Arc, and Fuel Gas Cutting ______________

73/75Total Credits


1 - In a laddered program, ACE 285W is only required to be taken one time.
2 - CAD/DRAFTSMAN CAREER TRACK: Suggested Elective courses: CAD 114, CAD 226, DRF 107, DRF 121, DRF 128, DRF 257.
3 - INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS CAREER TRACK: Suggested Elective courses: CNC 162, ET 122, ET 162, ED 262, MIT 118.
4 - CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING CAREERTRACK: Suggested Elective courses: CPI 120, MIT 118.
5 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the degree.
6 - CAD 114, CAD 226, DRF 107, DRF 257, EGR 165/EGR 166 are Key courses must be completed within 5 years of completing certificate or degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See graduation requirements page.
7 - ENGINEERING CAD/CAM CAREER TRACK: Suggested Elective courses: CAD 120, CNC 162, CNC 216, CNC 225 MIT 118, MT 215.

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