Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mission

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program is to provide a world class engineering technology education that combines engineering physics and mathematics principles with materials science to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems through hands on projects and active learning experiences. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering branches.

MET Plan of Study

Click here to see the plan of study flow chart for the Mechanical Engineering Technology program.

Program Educational Objective

  • Investigate concepts, principles, and tools that provide students with a sound technical base in various sectors of Mechanical Engineering Technology-related industries;
  • Examine various manufacturing processes and their effects on properties of engineering materials;
  • Analyze machine elements and mechanical mechanisms with application to mechanical system design, development, and service;
  • Discuss electrical circuits, electrical power and machinery, industrial automation and control; and
  • Explore other Mechanical Engineering Technology-related topics such as thermodynamics, fluid power, heat transfer, and their applications. 

Student Outcomes 

  1. an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. an ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  3. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and 
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.

MET Enrollment Numbers from Fall 2021

Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Spring 2024
52 57 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Career Opportunities

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Commissioning Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Industrial Robotics Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Manager
  • HVAC Engineer
  • Stress Analysis Engineer
  • Thermo-fluid Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Mechanical R&D Engineer
  • Piping Engineer 
  • Field Mechanical Engineer 

Potential Career Fields

  • Automotive Industry
  • Engineering Consulting
  • Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Research and Development
  • Sales and Marketing 

 For course catalog CLICK HERE

For more information, contact Dr. Junkun Ma, 936.294.2350, jxm158@shsu.edu