This program educates technicians in the manufacturing field, emphasizing mathematics and science courses to give students the knowledge to cope with changing technology.

Course work incorporates the theory and practice of manufacturing from planning and layout through the operation and control phases. Extensive computer applications are part of the program, including computer-aided drawing/modeling and automation in manufacturing. English and social sciences are taught to broaden students’ perspective and improve communication skills.

Curriculum Abbreviations
  • CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
  • LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
  • CR – Number of credit hours for the course

First Year

Course Title CL LAB CR
Fall Semester
ENGL 101C English Composition 4 0 4
MCET 105C Engineering Design1,2 or 4 0 4
MFET 111C Manufacturing and Materials Processing1,2 3 3 4
MATH 124C College Algebra 4 0 4
PHYS 133C Physics I (Algebra-based) 3 2 4
Spring Semester
ENGL 120C Communications or      
ENGL 125C Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology 3 0 3
MCET 105C Engineering Design1,2 or 4 0 4
MFET 111C Manufacturing and Materials Processing1,2 3 3 4
MATH 140C Pre-Calculus 4 0 4
PHYS 135C Physics II (Algebra-Based) 3 2 4
CPET 107C Intro to Programming with C++ 3 0 3

Second Year

Course Title CL LAB CR
Fall Semester
RAET 210C Robotics and Automation I1,2 2 4 4
MATH 251C Statistics 4 0 4
MFET 202C Measurement and Control1 3 2 4
MFET 210C Lean Manufacturing1 3 0 3
RAET 205C PLC Programming1 3 0 3
Spring Semester
RAET 220C Robotics and Automation II1,2 2 4 4
XX xxxC Social Science elective3 3   3
MFET 252C Quality Control1 4 0 4
XX xxxC Humanities/Fine Arts/Language elective 3-4 0 3-4
Total Credits 61
1Indicates major field courses 2All students taking these courses will be charged a $50 materials fee. 3Any course with a prefix of ANTH, ECON, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI (except HIST 104C and HIST 105C)  
  • At least three years of college preparatory math (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry) with a C or higher
  • All engineering technology applicants should have satisfactorily completed high school-level courses in Chemistry and Physics.


Graduates are able to:

  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of math, science, engineering, and technology to solve engineering problems.
  • Design technical solutions and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, and processes.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in technical and non-technical environments and
    identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and analyze and interpret the results.
  • Function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare graduates for professional entry-level positions with the engineering technical skills to meet the demands of industry in mechanical design, manufacturing, and industrial automation.
  • Prepare graduates with the skills necessary to enter a four-year bachelor’s degree program.
  • Prepare graduates with skills to meet the technical needs of an ever-changing society.
  • Prepare graduates to communicate in a diverse world with respect to social awareness and ethical issues.

Graduates are employed in positions such as production planners, management assistants, material planners, and manufacturing engineering technicians.

  • Department Chair

    Joe Cunningham

    Industrial Design Technology | Manufacturing Engineering Technology | Mechanical Engineering Technology | Robotic and Automation Engineering Technology
    Department Chair
    Little 121

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