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Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Engineering Technology, accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), combines math and physical science skills with access to state-of-the-art equipment and software programs, enabling graduates to become valued assets in many manufacturing environments and other technology-related employment opportunities.

The Program Educational Objectives for Engineering Technology students post-graduation are:

  1. Contribute to the development of both themselves and the company by effectively determining solutions and applying skills in engineering technology.
  2. Advance in their chosen engineering technology profession by being successfully employed and demonstrating strong skills in communication, team building and leadership.
  3. Participate in professional development, expanding their knowledge and capabilities through continuing education, or an advanced graduate degree or other lifelong learning.
  4. Serve as a positive role model in their communities, whether locally, nationally or globally, by conducting themselves with high standards of ethics.

Program graduates will have achieved the following five Student Outcomes with an ability to:  (1) Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline; (2) Design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline; (3) Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments and identify and use appropriate technical literature; (4) Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and (5) Function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.   

Visit the Academic Catalog for information regarding program admission requirements, prerequisites, course offerings and more.

Program Facts

Program Format

On Campus

Academic Term

Spring, Summer and Fall semesters

Number of Credits

123-125 hours

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Sample Courses

CET381 Network Administration I  

3 Credits

Introduces Client/Server networking features associated with network operating systems related to the needs of business, industry and government agencies.  Includes laboratory component. Prerequisite: “C” or higher in CS280.   

CET382 Network Administration II 

3 Credits

Introduces the installation, networking, and security concepts of servers as related to the needs of business, industry and government agencies.  Includes laboratory component. Prerequisite: “C” or higher in CS381.  

ET300 Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering Technology 

3 Credits

The study of basic mechanical engineering, including applied mechanics, thermodynamics, machine design and power generation. Prerequisite: MH121. 

Career Outlook

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree program graduates have the technical skills to use everything from Electrical Motor Controls, Production Planning and Controls and Computer-Aided Drafting/Design to Mechanical Engineering Technology to create new products and machines for the manufacturing and utility industries. Prepared for careers in the Engineering and Manufacturing fields, graduates find careers as Process Engineers, Facility Engineers, CADD Engineers, Project Managers and more. 

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