Degree Requirements

The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) degree requires a minimum total of 65 credit hours and a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00.

  • Technology Core Requirements (27-30 credit hours):
    • Engineering Technology Fundamentals (3 credits):
      (3) ET 106, or
      (2) ET 131 and (1) MET 290
    • Mechanics and Materials (9 credits):
      (3) ET 190, (3) ET 200, and (3) MET 180
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology Graphics and Design (5-6 credits):
      (3) MET 223 and
      (3) MET 104 or (2) MET 163
    • Engineering Technology Programming Essentials (3 credits):
      (3) ECET 114 or (3) ENG 200
    • Engineering Technology Breadth (4-6 credits):
      (3) IET 204 and
      (3) IET 105 or (1) IET 104
    • Engineering Technology Project (3 credits):
      (3) MET 335
  • Math and Science Requirements (15-16 credit hours):
    • Quantitative Reasoning (11-12 credit hours):
      (5) MA 159, (4) MA 227, (3) STA 205
      or
      (0)MA 160, (4) MA 165, (4) MA 166, (3) STA 205
    • Scientific Ways of Knowing (4 credit hours):
      (4) PHYS 218
  • Liberal Arts Requirements (19 -23 credit hours):
    • English Language and Communication Skills (9-10 credit hours):
      (3) ENGL 100, (3) COM 114, and
      (3) ENGL 106, or (4) ENGL 107
    • General Education Requirement (GEE) (10-13 credit hours):
      Students must satisfy the requirements of General Education as per the following conditions:

      1. Courses must be drawn from the Liberal Arts Department and from the General Education areas below (refer to the Liberal Arts Department section in the ACM Course Catalogue).
      2. The General Education areas are defined as follows:
        1. English Language and Communications Skills
        2. Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing
        3. Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing
        4. Interdisciplinary Ways of Knowing
      3. Courses may also be drawn from math, science, and professional elective courses as offered by ACM and with the Dean’s permission.
      4. Courses that are already required under a category other than General Education Elective, cannot be considered as a GEE course.
      5. ACM has the right to advise a student on a specific course under the GEE category.