Students will gain the knowledge and skills they need to build a strong foundation in common engineering technology programs including manufacturing, welding, design, and mechanical engineering technology.

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Students will expand and apply their knowledge of fundamental math, science, and engineering principles. They will design components, systems, or processes necessary to meet product specifications and design constraints. Students will demonstrate their understanding of modern manufacturing processes.

Even though an associate’s degree in Engineering Technology takes less credits to complete, students will be able to develop and use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for the engineering practice. They will learn how to function well within a multidisciplinary team and communicate effectively in both oral and written format.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Engineering Technology have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

Highlighted Career Paths

Manufacturing Engineering

A manufacturing engineer or engineering technician works to implement process improvements that improve part quality, reduce cycle time and decrease cost of manufactured goods. Manufacturing engineering positions are found in a broad spectrum of industries, including aerospace, automotive, agriculture, and sporting goods.

Engineering Technician

An engineering technician uses applied mathematics and science tools to assist engineers with designing products and improving manufacturing methods used in their creation. Job duties vary depending on the specific industry in with the engineering technician is employed.

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Getting started in this degree

If you want to get a taste for Engineering Technology, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

  • ME 101 — Introduction to Engineering and Technology

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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