Dec 14, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS


About the Program

The careers of mechanical engineering technology graduates take them to a variety of employers (e.g. Rockwell Automation, Fender Guitars, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar) yet they have many skills in common: problem-solving, leadership and teamwork. The program focuses on the methods, materials, machinery and manpower necessary to effectively operate in a manufacturing environment. You’ll learn how to manage people, machines, and production resources to ensure maximum efficiency and safety.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Website

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (120 credits)


MET Selectives (15 credits included within major credits)


  • Mechanics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 
  • MET Elective or approved Focus Area elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • MET Capstone Selective I - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • MET Capstone Selective II - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Selective or approved Focus Area Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (61 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Additional Requirements


Click here for Mechanical Engineering Technology Supplemental Information .

Program Requirements


Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Fall 1st Year


15 Credits


15 Credits


14 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • MET Capstone Selective II - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • MET Elective or approved Focus Area elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Selective or approved Focus Area elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Behavioral Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Communications Selective+  - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Professional Requirement - Credit Hours: 0.00
  • Intercultural Requirement - Credit Hours: 0.00

15 Credits


Notes


1. A 2.0 Graduation GPA are required for the Bachelor of Science degree.

2. Students must earn a “D-” or better in all courses unless otherwise noted.

3. Courses at Purdue University may only be attempted a maximum of three (3) times, including W, WF, I, IF and all graded attempts.

4. 32 credit hours of 300-level or higher courses must be completed at Purdue University.

5. Complete a Professional Requirement.

6. Complete an Intercultural Requirement.

7.  + denotes optional Cornerstone Certificate course.

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