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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Department of Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology and Interior Design
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-4127 ~ mcet.ipfw.edu


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the appropriate ET program.
  • An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
  • An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • An ability to apply creativity in the design of mechanical systems, mechanical components or manufacturing processes.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams.
  • An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems in mechanical engineering and engineering technology.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  • An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • A knowledge of and respect for diversity, contemporary societal and global issues.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

This program prepares graduates with knowledge, problem-solving ability, and hands-on skills to enter careers in analysis, applied design, development, implementation, manufacturing, testing, technical sales, evaluation, or oversight of mechanical systems and processes.

To earn the B.S. with a major in mechanical engineering technology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ); the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4 ); and the A.S., and complete the following courses, earning a grade of C or better in those courses that serve as prerequisites:

  • Technical expertise in engineering materials, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, fluid power, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and electronic control.
  • Technical expertise in manufacturing processes, mechanical design, and computer-aided engineering graphics, engineering materials, automatic controls, industrial operations with added technical depth in manufacturing processes, computer-aided engineering graphics, mechanical design and engineering materials.
  • Expertise in applied physics having an emphasis in applied mechanics plus fundamentals of electricity in physics and inorganic chemistry.

 

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses  

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Computer Programming Elective Credits: 3


Additional Core and Concentration Electives Credits: 6


  • Any two courses from IET and MET, or a course approved by an MET advisor.

Total Credits Including 65 from A.S.: 132


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