Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS

Our mission is to provide an associate and bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology (MET) within the general missions of Purdue University and the College of Engineering and Technology.

The MET associate program is designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce and/or to continue their education in the baccalaureate program. 

The MET bachelor program is designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce for various manufacturing and/or engineering technology positions.

Program Educational Objectives for our Bachelor’s Degree Program are:

  1. Graduates of our bachelor’s degree program will have careers in analysis, applied design, development, implementation, manufacturing, testing, technical sales, evaluation, or oversight of mechanical systems and processes.
  2. Graduates of our bachelor’s degree program have knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Graduates of our bachelor’s degree program are prepared to advance their careers with further educational opportunities.

PNC General Education Core (30 credits)

Composition and Communication (9 credits)

 

ENGL 10100English Composition I

3 credits

ENGL 10200English Composition II

3 credits

COM 11400Fundamentals Of Speech Communication

3 credits

Quantitative Reasoning

MA 15300Algebra And Trigonometry I

0 - 3 credits

MA 15400Algebra And Trigonometry II

3 credits

Natural Sciences and Technology

PHYS 22000General Physics

0 - 4 credits

PHYS 22100General Physics

0 - 4 credits

Humanities and Social Sciences

Choose one course from Humanities and choose one course from Social Sciences.

FYE or Additional Distribution Course

MET 16200Computational Analysis Tools In MET

1 credits

PNC Supplemental Core (31 credits)

Computer Programming

CNIT 17500Visual Programming

3 credits

Composition and Communication

Communication Elective

3 credits

MET Capstone

Must take Sr. Project I (2 credits) and Sr. Project II (1 credit).

General Chemistry

CHM 11100General Chemistry

0 - 3 credits

Quantitative Reasoning

MA 22300Introductory Analysis I

3 credits

MA 22400Introductory Analysis II

3 credits

STAT 30100Elementary Statistical Methods

0 - 3 credits

Natural Sciences and Technology

ECET 21300Survey Of Electricity And Electronics

0 - 4 credits

IET 45100Monetary Analysis For Industrial Decisions

3 credits

OLS Elective

3 credits

Required Courses (58 credits)

MET Core (35 credits)

CGT 11000Technical Graphics Communications

0 - 3 credits

CGT 29000Computer Graphics

0 - 3 credits

MET 10200Production Design And Specifications

0 - 3 credits

MET 11100Applied Statics

0 - 3 credits

MET 14100Materials I

0 - 3 credits

MET 14200Manufacturing Processes I

0 - 3 credits

MET 21100Applied Strength Of Materials

0 - 4 credits

MET 21300Dynamics

0 - 3 credits

MET 21400Machine Elements

3 credits

MET 22000Heat And Power

3 credits

MET 23000Fluid Power

0 - 3 credits

MET 24200Manufacturing Processes II

0 - 3 credits

MET 31300Applied Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

MET 32000Applied Thermodynamics

3 credits

MET 34400Materials II

3 credits

MET 38200Controls And Instrumentation For Automation

0 - 3 credits

Electives (15 credits)