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MET 1101 Introduction to Engineering Drafting

Interpretation of engineering drawings. Includes principles of orthographic projection, drafting symbols, surface finish symbols, welding symbols and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols. One classroom, two lab hours.
2 Credit Hours

MET 1111 Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology

Mathematics for engineering technology students to prepare them for critical thinking, analytical reasoning and problem solving. Students will apply math to typical engineering technology problems from a variety of fields. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology

Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

MET 1151 Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts

This course looks at the design elements, manufacturing and assembly of solid-body electric guitars. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) concepts that relate directly to guitars are used to help students make an applied learning connection. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1161 Software Tools for Engineering Technology

Introduction to computer-based solution of engineering and engineering technology problems. Includes the fundamentals and applications of computer-based software (MathCAD) and integration with other software for documentation of work, including proper use of units and unit systems. Software solution applications include graphing functions and data, basic statistical calculations, use of matrices, vectors, solution of simultaneous and an introduction to Boolean logic. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

MET 1231 Introduction to Drafting & Design using Inventor

Application of the process of design and the interpretation of engineering drawings. Includes design development, product development, and problem solution, principles of orthographic projection, drafting symbols, surface finish symbols, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols. Student is exposed to parametric 3D CAD modeling for the purpose of creating parts and assemblies and to properly dimension and detail drawings to effectively communicate design intent. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

MET 1241 Principles of Engineering

Development of student understanding of the engineering and engineering technology fields through applied math, science and technology principles. Introductory looks into the applied learning of mechanics, strength of materials, free body diagrams and forces. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

MET 1281 Engineering Design & Development

An engineering research course where student teams develop a plan, design, construct and present a solution to an open-ended engineering problem using the skills developed in the program. Time management tools, teaming skills, fabrication and parametric Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) skills are applied. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

MET 1301 SolidWorks Basics

Utilize SolidWorks mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and learn how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. One classroom, six lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1331 NX (Unigraphics) Basics

An introduction to Unigraphics 3-D Modeling software intended for new Unigraphics users or individuals with basic CAD skills. Emphasis will be placed on the development of basic skills and methods to create solid models. One classroom, six lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1351 Solid Edge Basics

A computer-aided drafting course using Solid Edge software with information for new users on how to get started with the software. Emphasis on the development of basic skills and methods to create solid models. One classroom, six lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1371 CAD Concepts using AutoCAD

Computer-aided drafting using the latest release of AutoCAD. Topics include: drawing and editing tools, two- and three-dimensional drawing, drawing layouts, scaling, dimensioning techniques and plotting. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 1401 Additive Design & Printing

A course in the design, development and operation of additive manufacturing machines. Types of machines, materials and design considerations will be accomplished as part of the hands-on model making class. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

MET 1431 Additive Manufacturing Post Process

A course designed to examine the post process aspects of bonding, securing, finishes and assembly operation of components. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

MET 2101 Thermodynamics

The laws and application of the principles of thermodynamics as they apply to internal combustion engines, steam cycles and refrigeration. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2151 Material Science

Terminology, designations of metals and the relationship among the properties of metals, the environment and heat treatment processes. Selecting and testing materials. Factors related to the selection of nonmetallic materials and the relationship between the nature of the materials and their properties. Thermoplastics, thermosetting, ceramics, composites and glasses are included. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2201 Statics

Analysis of various types of two and three dimensional force systems, analysis of trusses, frames, friction, center of gravity and moment of inertia. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2251 Strength of Materials

Stress and deformations, torsions, shear and moments in beams, stresses in beams, beam deflections, combined stresses. This course is algebra based. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in non-traditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours

MET 2301 Fluid Mechanics

Essentials of fluid properties, fluid statics, flow measurements, force of a fluid jet, open channel flow and losses through flow in pipes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2351 Dynamics

Kinematics and kinetics of rectilinear motion, curvilinear motion and rotation; plane motion, work, energy, power, impulse and momentum. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2401 Machine Design

Design and evaluation of machine elements, design for safety, strength, stability and wear. Analysis and design of gears, shafts, drive systems, mechanical fasteners, permanent connections, roller and journal bearings and springs. A design project including an oral presentation and written report is required. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

MET 2700 Mechanical Engineering Technology Internship

Students earn credits toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Ten work hours per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

MET 2711 Ethics for Engineering Technology Professionals

Instruction to the core skills of an engineering professional. Technical skills, soft skills and team management techniques. Concepts of lifelong learning, continued personal improvement, engineering ethics, working in a diverse industry and future trends in engineering technology. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

MET 2780 Mechanical Engineering Technology Capstone

Assessment of achievement by Mechanical Engineering Technology students in attaining program outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practice of the major. Teamwork on projects will be emphasized. One classroom, six lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours