Engineering Technology: Mechanical Engineering

The program produces students capable of design analysis and testing of mechanical systems. It uses prevailing industrial procedures to test current mechanical equipment used in industry.   Apply & Register Program Details

The program produces students capable of design analysis and testing of mechanical systems. It uses prevailing industrial procedures to test current mechanical equipment used in industry.

 


This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CAD-101 Computer Aided Engineering Graphics 4
CIM-101 Machine Shop Practices 3
MTH-125 Accelerated Precalculus2 4
PHY-101 Physics I3 4
    18
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II4 3
EET-101 Electrical/Electronic Principles5 4
MET-228 Statics for Technologists6 3
PHY-102 Physics II 7 4
    14
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
CIM-115 Microcontroller Applications 3
MET-221 Quality Control8 2
MET-236 Mechanics of Materials9 3
CIM-211 PLC Programming 4
...-... Social Science General Education Elective3 3
    15
Second Semester
MTH-132 Statistics for Technology 10 4
MET-233 Project Design11 or  
EGR-208 Co-op I: Engineering I 3
MET-242 Design of Machine Elements12 3
...-... Diversity - Humanities General Education Elective 3
    13
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Must test into Pre-calculus or take all prerequisites
3 Prerequisite: MTH-100; Co-requisites: MTH-124 or MTH-125
4 Prerequisite: ENG-101
5 Prerequisite: MTH-120, MTH-123 or MTH-125
6 Prerequisite: CIM-101, PHY-101 or PHY-201, and MTH-124 or MTH-125
7 Prerequisite: PHY-101
8 Prerequisite: MTH-125
9 Prerequisite: MET-228
10 Prerequisite: MTH-100
11 Prerequisite: MET-231, MTH-132, PHY-102 and CIM-101
12 Prerequisite: MET-221 and MET-236

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze, compare and contrast the physical and chemical properties of different materials with particular emphasis on conditions for appropriate usage in machines and structures.
  2. Analyze the effectiveness of a quality control process with emphasis on continuous quality improvement.
  3. Propose strategies to solve mechanical process or systems problems.
  4. Write and orally present theory, concept or analysis of a complex mechanical project.

Employment Opportunities

  • Junior engineer
  • Machine and equipment tester
  • Production estimator
  • Production technician
  • System planner

Special Program Requirements

Students should have an adequate background in algebra and trigonometry.

Transfer Opportunities

This program transfers to baccalaureate programs in engineering technology at:

Contact Persons

Dr. Lawrence M. Chatman, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4523
email: lchatman@camdencc.edu

Dr. Melvin L. Roberts
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4942
email: mroberts@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

15.0805

Program Code

MET.AAS