Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

You must complete the following requirements to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology:

Program Prerequisite

Complete the requirements for the AAS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Minor

Not Required.

Grade Requirements

A grade of "C" or better in all MET courses, support courses and technical electives is required for this major (a grade of "C-" is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA for all courses of 2.00 or higher. Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation under General Requirements in the WSU Course Catalog.

Credit Hour Requirements

A total of 127 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 45 of these is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credits is also required (courses numbered 3000 and above); 34 of these are required within the major. Transfer students are required to take a minimum of 30 credit hours at Weber State University.

Assessment Requirement

Students will be required to complete certain assessment instruments as part of the overall requirements for receiving their bachelor's degree. Please see your advisor or your department for specific information regarding assessment.

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study. Refer to the program prerequisite listed above. There are no additional special admission or application requirements for this program.

General Education

Refer to General Education Requirements for Bachelor of Science degrees. Consult with your advisor for specific general education guidelines.

Course Requirements for BS Degree

To be taken in addition to the courses required for the AAS Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology Courses Required
(35 credit hours)

  • MET 3000 Dynamics of Particles (3)
  • MET 3100 Dynamics of Rigid Bodies (3)
  • MET 3200 Machine Design I (3)
  • MET 3300 Computer Programming Applications of MET (3)
  • MET 3400 Machine Design II (3)
  • MET 3500 Mechanical Measurements & Instrumentation (3)
  • MET SI3600 Thermodynamics (3)
  • MET 4200 Mechanical Design with FEA (3)
  • MET SI4400 Fluid Mechanics (3)
  • MET 4500, 4510 Senior Project (4)
  • MET SI4600 Heat Transfer (3)
  • MET 4990 Seminar in MET (1)

Support Courses Required
(7 credit hours)

  • CEET 1140 AC and DC Circuits (4)
  • TBE 3250 Business Communications (3)
    or Engl 3100 Professional & Technical Writing (3)

Technical Electives
A minimum of five credit hours of technical electives chosen from the following list are required. At least three credit hours must be upper-division.

Note: The Computer and Design Graphics Technology Program is undergoing a name change to Design Graphics Engineering Technology. Program courses are listed in the current WSU Course Catalog with the abbreviation CDGT; after the change, they will be listed as DGET.

  • BusAdm 3000 Small Business Management (3)
  • CDGT 2450 Geo Dimensioning & Tolerancing (2)
  • CDGT 2650 Advanced Mechanical Design (3)
  • CDGT 3470 Applications in CAD (3)
  • CS SI1220 Object Oriented Programming Using C++ (4)
  • Math QL1040 Intro to Statistics (3)
  • Math 2210 Calculus III (4)
  • Math 2270 Elementary Linear Algebra (3)
  • Math 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations (3)
  • MET 4300 Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning (3)
  • MfET 3010 Tool Design (3)
  • MfET 3340/L Applied Fluid Power (3)
  • MfET 3350/L Plastic & Composite Manufacturing (4)
  • MfET 3460/3460L Engineering Design using Solid Modeling (3)
  • MfET 4210 Cost Estimating & Engineering Economics  (3)
  • MfET 4590 Production Planning & Process Control (3)

Other Required Courses
(15 credit hours)

  • Gen Ed Humanities/Creative Arts Elective (3)
  • Gen Ed Creative Arts Elective (3)
  • Gen Ed American Institutions Elective (3)
  • Gen Ed Social Science Elective (3)
  • Gen Ed Life Science Elective (3)

Suggested Course Sequence

The following suggested course sequence is provided to assist students in planning their schedules. Use this course sequence only as a guideline; be sure to consult with your advisor.

Freshman Fall

Freshman Spring

Engl EN1010 3 Engl EN2010 3
Math QL1080 5 Math SI1210 4
MET 1000 1 CDGT 1260 3
CDGT 1250 3 Chem PS/SI1110 5
Comm HU1050 3  
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
 

Sophomore Fall

Sophomore Spring

MET SI2100 3 MET SI2300 4
MET 2200 3 MfET 1210 3
Phsx PS/SI2210/L 5 Phsx SI2220/L 5
Math SI1220 4 Econ SS1010 3
MfET 2360 3 Computer & Information Literacy 2-5
Total Hours 18 Total Hours 17
 

Junior Fall

Junior Spring

MET 3000 3 MET 3100 3
MET 3200 3 MET 3400 3
MET 3300 3 MET 3500 3
CEET 1140 4 MET SI3600 3
TBE 3250 or Engl 3100 3 American Institutions 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
 

Senior Fall

Senior Spring

MET 4200 3 MET SI4600 3
MET SI4400 3 MET 4510 2
MET 4500 2 MET 4990 1
Social Science elective 3 Life Science elective 3
Arts/Humanities elective 3 Arts elective 3
Technical elective 3 Technical elective 2/3
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 14/15

Source: 2004-2005 WSU Course Catalog. Refer to the current course catalog for course descriptions. 

This curriculum pattern is subject to revision and is not an academic contract. See your advisor to make sure you are choosing the proper courses.


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