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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)


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

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


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities
  • 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, quality assurance, 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
  • An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies
  • An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives
  • An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
  • An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  • An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development
  • An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity
  • A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

MET B.S. Program Objectives

1.  To prepare 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.

2.  To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.


To earn the B.S. with a major in mechanical engineering technology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (Regulations ); the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (Colleges ); and the Mechanical Engineering Technology A.S., and complete the following courses, earning a grade of C- or better in all courses.

Additional Required Support Courses


Total Including 60 from A.S.: Credits 120


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