Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing Management Option (METM)

Description

In the program Mechanical Engineering Technology - Manufacturing Management Option, students learn the technologies and skills needed to manage a high-tech production facility. The curriculum includes hands-on manufacturing processes, state-of-the-art Computer-Aided Drafting and Computer-Aided Machining (CAD/CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), and materials and quality control analysis using statistical process control (SPC).

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are prepared for immediate employment in a production facility, or for easy transition into to related bachelor’s degree studies.

Related Programs

Program Code

METM.AAS

Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012. Phone: (410) 347-7700. Website: http://www.abet.org.

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Develop quality control programs
  • Manage production and manufacturing operations
  • Program CNC machines
  • Use CAD/CAM systems

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • CAD/CAM System Specialist
  • Engineering Technician
  • Project Engineering Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$34,000 to $52,000 annually

Employment Outlook

Local demand is strong for engineering technicians who specialize in manufacturing. The U.S. Department of Labor indicates that overall employment of manufacturing management technicians is expected to increase 5 percent through 2022. Emphasis on controlling costs by increasing efficiency will keep up demand for skille technicians in most industries, including non-profit organizations.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Advanced Handling Systems
  • General Electric
  • Mazak Corporation
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Xomox Corporation

Co-op Salary Projections

$11/hr to $17.50/hr

Curriculum

Mechanical Engineering Technology— Manufacturing Management Option (METM)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
MET 100 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Technology ( B) 1 2 2
MET 111 Manufacturing Processes 1 ( B) 2 3 3
MET 131 MET Computer Aided Drafting 1 ( B) 2 3 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 1 (G)   3 2 4
Semester 2      
MET 112 Manufacturing Processes 2 ( T) 2 3 3
MET 132 MET Computer Aided Drafting 2 ( T) 2 3 3
MET 140 Engineering Materials ( T) 2 2 3
MET 150 Statics and Strength of Materials for MET ( T) 2 3 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B)   3 2 4
Semester 3      
MET 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Mechanical Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 4      
MET 113 Manufacturing Processes 3 ( T) 2 3 3
MET 240 Hydraulics and Pneumatics ( T) 2 3 3
MET 285 Mechanical Engineering Technology Capstone Project 1 ( T) 2 3 3
EET 101 Electronic Fundamentals 1 ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
MET 230 Quality Control and Six Sigma ( T) 3 2 4
MET 290 Mechanical Engineering Technology Capstone Project 2 ( T) 2 3 3
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based ( G) 3 3 4
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 6      
MET 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Mechanical Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
Total Credits:   47 123 65

Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Mathematics Electives 8
Take one of the following series:  
MAT 125
  & MAT 126
Algebra and Trigonometry
   and Functions and Calculus
 
Or
 
MAT 251
  & MAT 252
Calculus 1
   and Calculus 2
 
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Arts/Humanities Elective  
CULT 105 Issues in Human Diversity 3
CULT 110 Social Issues in Technology 3
CULT 200 Introduction to Cultural Studies 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3

Contacts

Program Chair
Michael (Mike) DeVore, PhD, PE
(513) 569-1746
Co-op Coordinator
Sue Dolan, MEd
(513) 569-1774
sue.dolan@cincinnatistate.edu