|Course Number||Course Title||CL||LAB||CR|
|ENGL 101C||English Composition||4||0||4|
|#||MCET 105C||Engineering Design or||4||0||4|
|#||MFET 111C||Manufacturing and Materials Processing||3||3||4|
|MATH 124C||College Algebra||4||0||4|
|PHYS 133C||Physics I (Algebra-Based)||3||2||4|
|ENGL 120C||Communications or|
|ENGL 125C||Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology||3||0||3|
|#||MCET 150C||Statics and Strength of Materials||3||2||4|
|#||MFET 111C||Manufacturing and Materials Processing or||3||3||4|
|#||MCET 105C||Engineering Design||4||0||4|
|PHYS 135C||Physics II (Algebra-Based)||3||2||4|
|#||MCET 250C||Dynamics and Mechanical Design I||3||2||4|
|#||MFET 202C||Measurement and Control||3||2||4|
|MATH 205C||Calculus I||4||0||4|
|XX xxxC||Social Science Elective*||3-4||0||3-4|
|#||MCET 205C||Material Science||3||2||4|
|#||MCET 229C||Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer||3||0||3|
|#||MCET 260C||Mechanical Design II||3||2||4|
|XX xxxC||Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective||3-4||0||3-4|
|XX xxxC||Technical Elective||3-4||0||3-4|
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# Indicates major field courses.
2013-2014 MET Academic Program Course Curriculum may be found here.
2012-2013 MET Academic Program Course Curriculum may be found here.
2011-2012 MET Academic Program Course Curriculum may be found here.
CL - Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
Curriculum for students entering program in 2014-15.
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is designed to educate technicians in the mechanical engineering field. The program includes courses in the areas of design, manufacturing and controls. Mathematics and physical sciences are emphasized to give students the basic knowledge to cope with changing technology. Course work incorporates theory and practice along with extensive computer applications including computer-aided drawing/modeling and design. English and social science courses are taught as part of the program to broaden and improve communication skills.
The degree of Associate in Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology is awarded upon successful completion of the program. Graduates are employed in positions such as assistant engineer, machine designer, engineering sales representative, engineering laboratory technician, technical supervisor and CAD operator. A 3-year version of this program is available. Contact the Department Head for details.
Accredited by the ETAC Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
- Transferring to other institutions
- Transfer (Articulation) Agreements (specific to this program)
- Transferring to NHTI
Specific Admission Requirements
- At least three years of college preparatory mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry) with minimum grades of “C”;
- It is strongly recommended that all engineering technology applicants have satisfactorily completed high school level courses in chemistry and physics.
NHTI has developed excellent practicum opportunities for our students to foster hands-on learning while simultaneously receiving credit. Nonetheless, the college's first priority must be to ensure that patients/clients/children/families are not placed in jeopardy by students during learning experiences. Therefore, students in internship, externship, practicum, service learning, and clinical experiences must demonstrate sufficient emotional stability to withstand the stresses, uncertainties and changing circumstances that characterize patient/client/child/family responsibilities. Furthermore, the student is expected to have the emotional stability required to exercise sound judgment, accept direction and guidance from a supervisor or faculty member, and establish rapport and maintain sensitive interpersonal relationships and confidentiality with employees, customers, and/or patients/clients/children and their families.
- Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Educational Objectives (View in PDF format)
- Mechanical Engineering Technology Student Outcomes (View in PDF format)
- Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Annual Student Enrollment for 2012-2013 was 158.
- Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Graduation Data for 2012-2013 was 37.