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Mechanical Engineering Technology MEGT.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 64 - 65 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides the courses needed to begin a career as a technician in the engineering field. As a mechanical graduate, career options are open in a diverse number of fields and companies. Using state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, students will complete relevant and practical coursework taught by knowledgeable faculty. The courses are non-calculus based, and electives can tailor the degree to an individual's needs.

Program Outcomes

  • Use mathematical and scientific skills to analyze product properties including form, function, fit, strength, thermal and fluid properties, etc.
  • Recognize professional ethical and societal responsibilities, respect diversity and demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.
  • Design in detail individual parts from functional sketches provided by an engineer, and model them using a three-dimensional parametric modeler. (i.e. 3-D CAD)
  • As an interdisciplinary team member, develop products, processes, solve problems, perform project planning, prepare time estimates and make sound ethical decisions.
  • Communicate effectively orally, in writing and graphically on an interdisciplinary team as a design technician using appropriate tools.
  • Document the product/process model using appropriate means (multi-view drawings, pictorials, catalog/manual illustrations, charts/graphs, shaded image, animation, etc.)

Career Opportunities

Graduates enter industry in entry-level positions doing conceptual design, systems engineering, manufacturing, or product research and development. Graduates who complete an ABET-accredited baccalaureate program are eligible to pursue registration as a professional engineer in many states by a process of national examination and documentation of experience.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Additional Information

The Program Educational Objectives are as follows:

  • Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a design technician or closely related position in industry.
  • Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program.


Course Title Credits
CAM 1109 Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MET 1111 Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology 3
MET 1161 Software Tools for Engineering Technology 1
MET 1231 Introduction to Drafting & Design using Inventor 4
MET 1241 Principles of Engineering 2
MET 1281 Engineering Design & Development 2
MET 1301 SolidWorks Basics 3
MET 2101 Thermodynamics 3
MET 2151 Material Science 3
MET 2201 Statics 3
MET 2251 Strength of Materials 3
MET 2301 Fluid Mechanics 3
MET 2351 Dynamics 3
MET 2401 Machine Design 3
MET 2711 Ethics for Engineering Technology Professionals 1
MET 2780 Mechanical Engineering Technology Capstone 3
PHY 1141 College Physics I 4
Mechanical Engineering Technology Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
(MAT 1470 AND MAT 1570 OR MAT 1580) 5 - 6
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

Accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.,

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.