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Mechanical Engineering Technology
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The associate of applied science degree with specialization in mechanical engineering technology offers individuals the opportunity to prepare for rewarding and responsible careers in support of
technical and engineering activities in business and industry. The mechanical engineering technology curriculum is based on engineering theory, but emphasis is placed on application, implementation skills and computer modeling. The mechanical engineering technologist is responsible for the application and implementation of engineering design methods and analysis techniques for the improvement of products, processes and systems. Coursework within the program includes automation manufacturing processes, strength of materials, computer-aided drafting, computer-aided manufacturing, machine design, quality and thermodynamics. The rapid increase in complexity of technology has produced a demand for professionals who have multi-disciplined applied technical skills. Our mechanical engineering technology graduates have skills to meet that demand.

Career Opportunities
Mechanical engineering technology graduates may seek immediate employment in industry. They will be prepared for entry-level employment in careers such as:

• Mechanical engineering technician
• Product designer
• Field technician
• Lab technician
• Test technician
• Basic machinist
• Research and development technician
• Technical sales representative


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Program Outcomes
Curriculum - Degree Requirements
MDTC 160 Mechanical Drafting and CAD I satisfies computer skills general education requirement