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Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.

About the Program

The bachelor’s degree in the mechanical engineering technology program is designed to give the student a broad education in the areas of mechanical design, mechanics, stress analysis, thermosciences, and manufacturing. Graduates are in high demand and are employed by manufacturing companies, consulting firms, government agencies, testing laboratories, and other enterprises that require people with strong mechanically oriented backgrounds. Graduates work as mechanical designers developing new products, manufacturing supervisors solving problems of producing these products for performance or quality, as plant engineers improving or maintaining factories, and in technical sales selling these products. The duties of technologists may involve overseeing installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications; specifying system components; supervising drafters in developing the design of products; testing and evaluating products; and or/developing cost estimates.

*Evening study available.

About the Engineering Technology Department

126 Technology Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6017
Fax: (716) 878-3033

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33–39 cr

Major Requirements 51 cr
ENT 102 Intro. Equat. Solve
ENT 202 Intro. Engineering Econ.
ENT 301 Mechanics I
ENT 302 Mechanics II
ENT 303 Kinematics
ENT 311 Thermodynamics
ENT 312 Fluid Mechanics
ENT 314 Solid Modeling
ENT 331 Electrical Circuits and Devices I
ENT 335 Industrial Electronics
ENT 371 Electric Machines
ENT 401 Stress Analysis
ENT 402 Shock and Vibration Analysis
ENT 411 Heat Transfer
ENT 420 Prof. Exp. in MET
ENT 421 Machine Design I
ENT 422 Machine Design II
TEC 101 Technical Drawing
TEC 201 Materials Processing
TEC 311 Materials Science and Testing

Electives 0-10 cr
The following accreditation requirements can be included in the Intellectual Foundations requirements and electives:
CHE 101 or CHE 111
CHE 102 or CHE 111
CIS 151
MAT 311 or other math course by advisement
MAT 126 or MAT 161
MAT 127 or MAT 162
MAT 315 or ENT 300
PHY 107 or PHY 111
PHY 108 or PHY 112
SPC 205

All College Electives 30-36 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

Technology Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. (TAC/ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 347-7700.

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