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The Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology offers students a broad background in engineering technology and the technical skills needed to support the design, testing, and manufacture of products, systems, and devices. Students in the bachelor's degree program are prepared to apply in-depth concepts to the analysis, development, implementation, and oversight of mechanical systems and processes. Career opportunities for graduates of this program include support operations in manufacturing, plant management, product testing, quality assurance, and engineering.
The amount of time it takes for a student to complete this degree will depend upon the individual student's course load. Students may earn the Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (67 credits) as they work towards the Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology (126 credits). Many of the courses taken toward this degree can be applied toward a related certificate program, allowing students to earn additional credentials as they pursue their degree.
Note: Although some of the courses in this program are available online, the majority of the courses are only available on campus.
The Bachelor of Science Engineering Technology Degree in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD, (410) 347-7700.
See the UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes for the Engineering Technology degree programs.
Suggested Program of Study - Total Credits: 126
For students who entered the program in or after September 2009
First-year students should not take more than 1 or 2 courses during their first semester. Subsequent course loads may be determined by the student's own personal time constraints.
MATH.1200 Precalculus Mathematics I
MTEC.1010 Engineering Graphics - 2cr
ENGL.1010 College Writing I - 3cr
MATH.1230 Precalculus Mathematics II - 3cr
MTEC.1020 Engineering Design & Graphics - 3cr
ENGL.1020 College Writing II - 3cr
MATH.1250 Calculus A - 3cr
PHYS.1310 Technical Physics I - 3cr
MTEC.2260 Technical Communication for Engineering Technology - 3cr
MATH.1260 Calculus B - 3cr
PHYS.1320 Technical Physics II - 3cr
MTEC.2950 Materials Science - 3cr
MTEC.2000 Computer Aided Drafting - 3cr
MTEC.2210 Statics - 3cr
MTEC.2410 Elements of Thermodynamics I - 3cr
ETEC.1300 Electrical Basics and Lab - 2cr
MTEC.2220 Dynamics - 3cr
MTEC.2230 Mechanics of Materials - 3cr
MTEC.2420 Applied Fluid Mechanics - 3cr
MTEC.2020 Thermo/Fluids Laboratory - 2cr
PSYC.1010 General Psychology (SS) - 3cr
ETEC.1310 Electronic Basics and Lab - 2cr
43.--- General Education - Arts & Humanities (AHD) - 3cr
MTEC.3020 Mechanics/Materials Lab - 2cr
MTEC.3050 Manufacturing Processes - 3cr
MATH.2250 Calculus C - 3cr
CHEM.1110 General Chemistry I - 3cr
MTEC.3140 Manufacturing Productivity - 3cr
MTEC.3540 Problems in Mechanical Engineering Technology - 3cr
MTEC.3200 Machine Design - 3cr
CHEM.1130L General Chemistry Lab I - 1cr
MTEC.2620 Engineering Data Analysis - 3cr
48.--- General Education - Social Sciences (SSD or SSE) - 3cr
MTEC.2430 Elements of Thermodynamics II - 3cr
45.--- General Education - Arts & Humanities (AHE) - 3cr
ECON.2010 Economics I (SS) - 3cr
23.475 Heat Transfer - 3cr
42.--- General Education - Arts & Humanities (AH) - 3cr
23.480 Computer Aided Design - 3cr
23.301 Manufacturing Technology Laboratory - 2cr
23.414 Engineering Economics - 3cr
23.402 Engineering Measurement Laboratory - 2cr
23.484 Introduction to Pro-E - 3cr
Technical Elective (see below) - 3cr
Technical Elective (see below) - 3cr
Students must choose two approved technical electives
23.419 Applied Computer Aided Manufacturing
90.211 Introduction to Programming with C, Part 1 - 3cr
23.416 Statistical Quality Control - 3cr
23.353 Forensic Engineering - 3cr
23.211 LABVIEW Programming with Engineering Applications - 3cr
23.485 Introduction to Solidworks - 3cr
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