Bachelor - Mechanical Engineering Technology

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If you would like to an opportunity to develop engineering and technological skills that might be utilized in manufacturing industries, you could pursue a relevant undergraduate degree. At ECPI University, you might seek admission to the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Read on for more information about it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

ECPI University's Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program is designed to integrate studies in technology and applied engineering science. It was created for the purpose of teaching you how to design and maintain mechanical systems. The curriculum will likely focus on core topics such as thermal-fluid energy science, electromechanical devices, mechanical design, and computer-aided engineering. As you learn the tools and techniques of mechanical engineering, you could also gain an understanding of machine components and assembly. This program is offered at select ECPI University campuses.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program at ECPI University, you must have a high school diploma or GED. If you are considering this program, it is important that you have excellent problem-solving capabilities as well as great analytical skills. You should also have had significant mathematics and science education prior to your enrollment.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn 124 credits to successfully earn the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology degree. With year-round study, the program could be completed in 2.5 years. The curriculum is outlined below.

Core Curriculum Courses

Course Code Course Title
CIS 121 Logic and Design
EET 113 DC and AC Circuits
EET 191 Materials Science
EET 192 Graphics Communication
EET 192L Introduction to 3-D Modeling LAB
EET 207 Applied Engineering Programming
EET 223 Electronic Devices and Operational Amplifiers
MET 211 Statics
MET 311 Mechanisms
MET 313 Applied Strength of Materials
MET 313L Materials LAB
MET 330 Applied Fluid Mechanics
MET 330L Applied Fluid Mechanics LAB
MET 410 Dynamics

Arts and Sciences Courses

Course Code Course Title
CAP 480 Arts and Sciences Capstone
COM 115 Principles of Communication
ENG 110 English Composition
ENG 120 Advanced Composition
HUM 205 Culture and Diversity
MTH 131 College Algebra
MTH 200 Pre-Calculus
MTH 220 Applied Calculus I
MTH 320 Applied Calculus II
PHY 120 Physics
PHY 120L Physics LAB
PSY 105 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 220 Positive Psychology

Self-Integration and Computer Literacy Courses

Course Code Course Title
CIS 106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CIS 115 Computer Applications
COR 090 Career Orientation Seminar
FOR 110 Essentials for Success

Concentration Requirements

Course Code Course Title
EET 293 Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems
EET 293L Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems LAB
MET 213 Advanced 3-D Modeling
MET 221 Manufacturing Processes
MET 320 Machine Tools
MET 320L Machine Tools LAB
MET 324 Introduction to Quality Management
MET 412 Machine Design
MET 420 Instrumentation and Industrial Controls
MET 420L Instrumentation and Industrial Controls LAB
MET 432 Applied Thermodynamics
MET 434 Applied Heat Transfer
MET 434L Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics LAB

Electives

Course Code Course Title
Earn 11 credits in the following courses:
BUS 472 Applied Project Management
BUS 472L Applied Project Management LAB
EET 130 Digital Systems I
EET 301 Special Topics in Engineering Technology
EET 331 Programmable Controllers and Robotics
EET 331L Programmable Controllers and Robotics
EET 390 Motor Drives
EET 390L Motor Drives LAB
MET 322 CNC Machine
MET 400 Senior Project
MET 400L Senior Project LAB
MET 402 Capstone Project
MET 405 Externship - MET Sr. III
MET 406 Externship - MET Sr. II
MET 407 Externship - MET Sr. I-a
MET 408 Externship - MET Sr. I-b
MET 409 Externship - MET Sr. I-c
MET 414 Applied Finite Element Analysis

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Although certifications are not required to complete the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program, they could enhance your professional image. When you graduate with this degree, you might have sufficient skills to pursue field-specific entry-level opportunities. These might include but are not limited to:

  • Product and Materials Testing Technologist
  • Computer Graphics and Drafting Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Consultant
  • Power Engineer
  • Manufacturing and Quality Management Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer

Private and public career opportunities might exist in the areas of:

  • Aerospace and Dynamics
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Automation and Manufacturing
  • Vehicles and Infrastructure
  • Systems Controls
  • Mechanical Product Fabrication and Design
  • Plant Management and Power Generation