Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment as a mechanical engineering technician or for transfer to a four-year college to seek a bachelor’s degree. Students who intend to transfer to a four-year degree program must see a faculty advisor prior to selecting courses. Occupational objectives include mechanical draftsman, engineering technician, research and development technician, engineering equipment inspector, engineering plant operator or estimator.
1 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
2 MTH 163-164, 6 cr., may be substituted for MTH 166.
3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
4 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
5 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.
6 CIV courses are offered only on the Alexandria Campus. Technical electives may be selected from ARC, CIV, CAD, or ETR prefixes.
7The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.