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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree

Overview

Offered at the Augusta campus

Entrance Dates:Fall, Spring, and Summer
Length of Program:Five Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation:67

Program Description: The Mechanical Engineering Technology program consists of a planned sequence of carefully developed college-level courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of mechanical engineering technology. Graduates will receive an associate degree with a major in Mechanical Engineering Technology with emphasis in manufacturing and design. The program of study requires the application of scientific, mathematical, and engineering knowledge and methods combined with the technical skills required for the support of engineering activities. High school graduation or GED is required for admission to this program.

Program Objectives: Graduates of the program will:

  • Obtain technical positions and work competently in professional careers related to the field of mechanical engineering.
  • Have the skills and abilities to make a seamless transfer or advancement to higher level mechanical engineering or related educational programs, and are well prepared for professional growth and upward mobility.
  • Be able to perform as team players, communicate and work well with others including those from diverse cultures, and practice ethical behaviors in the workplace.

Employment Opportunities: The increasing complexity of modern technology results in an increased demand for engineering technicians. Graduates will work with engineers and scientists in developing, manufacturing, distributing, and marketing new technically advanced designs and other world-class quality products in a global market. To successfully compete in this market requires all engineering technology graduates to be thoroughly knowledgeable of and skilled in computer-aided technologies such as computer aided design, and manufacturing.

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 23 credits

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

 

ECON 1101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

3

OR

XXXX XXXXSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

 

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

MATH 1113PRECALCULUS

3

PHYS 1111INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I

3

PHYS 1111LINTRODUCTORY PHYSICS LAB I

1

CHEM 1211CHEMISTRY I

3

CHEM 1211LCHEMISTRY I LAB

1

XXXX XXXXHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

Occupational Courses, 44 credits

ENGT 1000Intro to Engineering Tech

3

OR

NUET 1000Intro Nuclear Power Industry

3

 

DFTG 2010Engineering Graphics

4

TDSG 1202ENGINEERING GRAPHICS II

4

 

ENGL 1105TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS

3

OR

BUSN 1320BUSINESS INTERACTION SKILLS

3

 

MEGT 1010Manufacturing Processes

3

MEGT 2020ENGINEERING MATERIALS

4

MEGT 2030STATICS

3

MEGT 2080STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

4

MEGT 2090MACHINE DESIGN

4

MEGT 2100MANUFACTURING QUALITY CONTROL

3

MEGT 2260FLUID POWER

3

MEGT 2600FINAL PROJECTS

3

XXXX XXXXTechnical Elective

3

Suggested Occupational Elective Courses

MEGT 1910COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR MET

3

NUET 1250THERMODYNAMICS & HEAT TRANSFR

3

ECET 1101CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I

4

ECET 1191COMPUTER PROGRAMMING FUND

3

TDSG 1203ENGINEERING GRAPHICS III

5

TDSG 1205CAD/CAM

4

Notes:

  • A grade of ―C or higher is required for all program courses.
  • The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

 

Part time students should prioritize Year 1 critical path prerequisites to ensure timely and efficient program completion.

 

 

Augusta Day Program, Fall Start

PROGRAM NAME: Mechanical Engineering Technology

AWARD: Associate of Applied Science Degree

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program (Fall Start)

Year 1 Fall Semester

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

ECON 1101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

3

OR

XXXX XXXXSOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AREA II*

3

 

ENGT 1000INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

3

OR

NUET 1000Intro Nuclear Power Industry

3

 

DFTG 2010ENGINEERING GRAPHICS I

4

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.

Year 1 Spring Semester

CHEM 1211CHEMISTRY I

3

CHEM 1211LCHEMISTRY I LAB

1

MATH 1113PRECALCULUS

3

TDSG 1202ENGINEERING GRAPHICS II

4

MEGT 1010MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

3

 

Year 1 Summer Semester

MEGT 1910COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR MET

3

MEGT 2030STATICS

3

MEGT 2100MANUFACTURING QUALITY CONTROL

3

TDSG 1203ENGINEERING GRAPHICS III

5

XXXX XXXXHUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AREA IV*

3

*A list of General Education Area I, II, III, IV courses can be found in the General Education

Core Curriculum Section of this catalog.

Year 2 Fall Semester

PHYS 1111INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I

3

PHYS 1111LINTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I LAB

1

MEGT 2080STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

4

 

ENGL 1105WORKPLACE AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

3

OR

BUSN 1320BUSINESS INTERACTION SKILLS

3

 

MEGT 2260FLUID POWER

3

NUET 1251NUCLEAR THERMODYNAMICS AND FLUID FLOW

3

ECET 1101CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I

4

TDSG 1205CAD/CAM

4

TDSG 1207STATICS AND STRENGTHS OFMATL

3

 

Year 2 Spring Semester

MEGT 2020ENGINEERING MATERIALS

4

MEGT 2090MACHINE DESIGN

4

MEGT 2600FINAL PROJECTS

3

ECET 1191COMPUTER PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS

3

XXXX XXXXTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

3

 

Accreditation

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

The program faculty and constituencies have established program educational objectives consistent with the institutional mission; and student outcomes to assess the effectiveness of the program.

Program Educational Objectives: Program educational objectives are broad statements that are used to describe career and professional accomplishments that the Mechanical Engineering Technology program is preparing graduates to achieve during the first few years of graduation. The objectives are broad, but imply employment in the area served by Augusta Technical College, as an engineering technician or technologist at the two-year associate degree level. This is consistent with the mission of the college.

Graduates of the program will:

  • Obtain technical positions and work competently in professional careers related to the field of mechanical engineering.
  • Have the skills and abilities to make a seamless transfer or advancement to higher level mechanical engineering or related educational programs and are well prepared for professional growth and upward mobility.
  • Be able to perform as team players, communicate and work well with others including those from diverse cultures, and practice ethical behaviors in the workplace.

Student Outcomes: Student outcomes are statements that describe what units of knowledge or skill students are expected to acquire from the program's courses to achieve the  Mechanical Engineering Technology program's educational objectives.

Each student of the  Mechanical Engineering Technology program will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Acquire the ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to mechanical engineering technology careers.
  •  Acquire the ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, and processes appropriate to mechanical engineering technology careers.
  • Acquire the ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate literature in the field of mechanical engineering technology.
  • Acquire the ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments; and to analyze and interpret the results.
  • Acquire the ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

 


Student Achievement Data is available on the program's student achievement data page.