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[DRAFT] 2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
[DRAFT] 2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.

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Program Description

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.

This program is a part of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology .


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

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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the requirements outlined in Academic Policies 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION .

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Program Course Requirements

Core IMPACTS Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core IMPACTS Curriculum  

Core IMPACTS Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science Majors: Must take MATH 1113  or higher in Mathematics & Quantitative Skills and MATH 1179  or higher in Applied Math.


Science and Engineering Majors: Must take two four-hour laboratory sciences in Natural Sciences. Students must choose from CHEM 1211 /1211L  , CHEM 1212 /1212L  , PHYS 1111 /1111L  *, PHYS 1112 /1112L  , PHYS 2211 /2211L  *, PHYS 2212 /2212L  , BIOL 1107 /1107L  , or BIOL 1108 /1108L  .

*Students cannot take both PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 2211/L nor PHYS 1112/L and PHYS 2212/L.

Core Field of Study (18 Credit Hours)

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

Major Concentrations (9 Credit Hours)

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

General Concentration

General Concentration Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Select 9 credit hours from the following:

Engineering Design Graphics Concentration

Engineering Design Graphics Concentration Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Choose 9 credits from the following:

Manufacturing Concentration

Required Courses (3 Credit Hours)

Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Select 6 credit hours from the following list of courses:

Program Total (121 Credit Hours)

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