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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering Technology B.S.

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Graduates are capable of applying engineering principles to today’s industrial problems. In the four-year Bachelor’s degree programs, emphasis is placed on necessary theoretical concepts as well as practical laboratory experience in manufacturing processes and techniques, instrumentation and controls, and equipment and machinery design, and performance testing and evaluation. Particular emphasis is placed on studies meeting the needs of those industries which are prevalent in the Southeast.

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org


General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.   

Choose One of the Concentrations Below (12 Credit Hours)

General Concentration

Choose 12 Credit Hours of upper-level electives:

  • MET 3XXX
  • MET 4XXX
  • EDG 3XXX
  • EDG 4XXX (Maximum two EDG courses allowed for General Concentration)


Free Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Any course from the university curriculum.

Program Total (128 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements


Note: Program is exempt from the WELL 1000 course requirement.


  1. The Free Elective may not be MATH 1111.
  2. PHYS 1111/PHYS 1111L and PHYS 1112/PHYS 1112L may be substituted for PHYS 2211/PHYS 2211L and PHYS 2212/PHYS 2212L.

Graduation Credit Hour Total (128 Credit Hours)

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