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Manufacturing Engineering Technology Educational Objectives

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program graduates will:  

  • 1. be sought after and employed by local and regional industry.
  • 2. demonstrate the technical skills to support industry needs and/or solve technical problems.
  • 3. demonstrate the knowledge and skill to operate across the breadth of the
    manufacturing engineering technology discipline.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program Student Outcomes

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program students will demonstrate:                                  

  • a. an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools to support design, analysis, manufacture, and test of mechanical systems.
  • b. an ability to apply fundamental principles of math and science, current theoretical knowledge, and adapt to the rapidly changing applications of engineering and technology.
  • c. an ability to evaluate and improve product performance by conducting, analyzing and interpreting experiments.
  • d. ingenuity and resourcefulness in the design, modification and improvement of manufacturing systems, components, or processes.
  • e. teamwork to support the conceptual design, development, analysis, and manufacture (implementation) of a product (or process).
  • f. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems associated with the design and manufacture.
  • g. the ability to support information exchange (vs. communicate) on technical and project management topics through data files, reports and presentations.
  • h. an understanding of the need for and participation in continuing education and enhancement of professional knowledge.
  • i. awareness of professional, ethical and social responsibilities as it applies to careers in engineering technology.
  • j. a consideration for diversity and an idea of how their decisions could impact professional, societal, and global issues today and in the future.
  • k. a commitment to getting a job done right, on time, and with a vision of improvement for the next generation product or process.
  • l. the ability to use castings in appropriate applications.
  • m. the manufacturing machining ability to develop and deploy a CNC machining process including tooling selection and CNC program creation utilizing CAD/CAM software.