Curriculum Guides


Mechanical Engineering Technology (2920)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Mechanical Engineering Tech (292001AAS)

College of Applied Science and Technology

Year 1

2030:153 Technical Mathematics III2
2820:161 Technical Physics: Mechanics I2
2820:162 Technical Physics: Mechancs II2
2940:121 Technical Drawing I3
2020:121 English3
2920:100 Survey of Mechanical Engr Tech2
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 18
2030:154 Technical Mathematics IV3
2820:163 Tech Physics: Elect & Magnetsm2
2820:164 Tech Physics: Heat & Light2
2820:131 Software Application Technolgy1
2020:222 Technical Report Writing3
2940:210 Computer Aided Drawing I3
2990:125 Statics3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 18
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

2920:101 Intro to Mechanical Design3
2030:255 Technical Calculus I3
2870:348 CNC Programming I3
2920:243 Kinematics3
2920:251 Fluid Power2
2990:225 Strength of Materials3
Min Credit Total 17
2040:240 Human Relations3
2040:242 American Urban Society3
2920:245 Mechanical Design II5
2920:249 Applied Thermal Energy I2
2920:252 Thermo-Fluids Laboratory1
2920:142 Intro to Material Technology3
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

2030:356 Technical Calculus II3
2820:310 Programming for Technologists2
2820:111 Introductory Chemistry3
2860:370 Survey of Electronics I3
2920:344 Dynamics3
Elective:Technical Elective3
Min Credit Total 17
2820:112 Intro & Analytical Chemistry3
2860:242 Machinery & Controls3
2920:346 Mechanical Design III4
2920:347 Production Machinery & Process3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:Technical Elective2
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

2920:310 Economics of Technology3
2920:365 Applied Thermal Energy II3
2920:370 Plastics Design & Process3
2920:490 Mech Engr Tech Senior Seminar1
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
2920:405 Intro to Indust Mach Control3
Min Credit Total 17
2920:402 Mechanical Projects1
2920:470 Plastics Process & Testing2
2880:241 Introduction to Quality Assura3
Elective:Technical Elective3
Humanities:Any Set3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3300:111 English Composition I can be substituted for 2020:121 English.
3300:112 English Composition II can be substituted for 2020:222 Technical Report Writing.
2040:247 Survey of Basic Economics can be substituted for 2040:242 American Urban Society.
2860:371 Survey of Electronics II can be substituted for 2860:242 Machinery and Controls.
Technical Electives: 2920:290 Special Topics: Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2920:498 Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2030:345 Technical Data Analysis, 2870:301 Computer Control of Automated Systems, 2870:311 Facilities Planning, 2870:332 Management of Technology Based Operations, 2870:441 Advanced Quality Practices, 2870:448 CNC Programming II, 2880:130 Work Measurement & Cost Estimating, 2880:201 Robotics & Automated Manufacturing, 2880:211 Computerized Manufacturing Control, 2880:232 Labor Management Relations. (Technical Electives continued in next box.)
Technical Electives (continued): 2940:122 Technical Drawing II, 2940:170 Surveying Drafting, 2940:211 Computer Aided Drawing II, 2940:230 Mechanical Systems Drafting, 2940:245 Structural Drafting, 2980:101 Basic Surveying I, 2990:462 Mechanical Service Systems, 2990:463 Electrical Service Systems, 3460:126 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming and 3460:208 Introduction to C++ Programming.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 138 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 03-27-2013