The Mechanical Engineering Technology prepares graduates for employment as mechanical technicians. Typical assignments would include assisting in the design, development, testing and repair or mechanical equiptment. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and mechanical principles.
Coursework includes applied mechanics, manufacturing methods and processes, computer usage, computer-aided drafting, mathematics, physics, and oral and written communications. The courses will stress critical thinking, planning, and problem solving.
Graduates of the cirriculum will find employment opportunities in the diversified branches of the mechanical field. Mechanical engineering technicians are employed in many types of manufacturing, fabrication, research and development, and service industries