Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

You must complete the following requirements to earn the Associate of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology:

Grade Requirements

A grade of "C" or better in MET courses and support courses is required (a grade of "C-" is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA for all courses of 2.00 or higher. Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation under General Requirements in the WSU Course Catalog.

Credit Hour Requirements

A total of 65 credits is required with a minimum of 11 credit hours in the major.  Transfer students are required to take a minimum of 30 credit hours at Weber State University.
Assessment Requirements

Students will be required to complete certain assessment instruments as part of the overall requirements for receiving their associate's degree.  Please see your advisor or your department for specific information regarding assessment.

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study. There are no special admission or application requirements for this program.

General Education

Refer to the General Education Requirements or Associate of Applied Science degrees. Computer & Information Literacy as defined in this catalog is also required for the A.A.S. degree. Consult with your advisor for specific general education guidelines.

Course Requirements for the AAS. Degree

Mechanical Engineering Technology Courses Required
(11 credit hours)

  • MET 1000 Intro to Mechanical Engineering Tech (1)
  • MET SI2100 Statics (3)
  • MET 2200 Engineering Technology Materials (3)
  • MET SI2300 Strength of Materials (4)
  • MET 2899 Associate Degree Assessment (0)

Support Courses Required
(45 credit hours)

Note: The Computer and Design Graphics Technology Program is undergoing a name change to Design Graphics Engineering Technology. Program courses are listed in the current WSU Course Catalog with the abbreviation CDGT; after the change, they will be listed as DGET.

  • Math QL1080 Precalculus (5)
  • Math SI1210 Calculus I (4)
  • Math SI1220 Calculus II (4)
  • Phsx PS/SI2210/L Physics for Scientists & Engineers (w/lab) (5)
  • Phsx SI2220/L Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (w/lab) (5)
  • Chem PS/SI1110 Elementary Chemistry (5)
  • CDGT 1250 Computer Aided Drafting (3)
  • CDGT 1260 3D Computer Aided Drafting (3)
  • MfET 1210/L Machining Principles I (3)
  • MfET 2360 Manufacturing Processes (3)
  • Computer and Information Literacy (2-5)
  • Comm HU1050 Interpersonal Communication (3)

Other Courses Required
(9 credit hours)

  • Engl EN1010 Intro to Writing (3)
  • Engl EN2010 Intermediate Writing (3)
  • Econ SS1010 Economics as a Social Science (3)

Suggested Course Sequence

The following suggested course sequence is provided to assist the students in planning their schedules. Use this course sequence as a guideline in consultation with your advisor.

Freshman Fall

Freshman Spring

Engl EN1010 3 Engl EN2010 3
Math QL1080 5 Math SI1210 4
MET 1000 1 CDGT 1260 3
CDGT 1250 3 Chem PS/SI1110 5
Comm HU1050 3  
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15

Sophomore Fall

Sophomore Spring

MET SI2100 3 MET SI2300 4
MET 2200 3 MfET 1210 3
Phsx PS/SI2210/L 5 Phsx SI2220/L 5
Math SI1220 4 Econ SS1010 3
MfET 2360 3 Computer & Information Literacy 2-5
    MET 2899 0
Total Hours 18 Total Hours 17

Source: 2004-2005 WSU Course Catalog. Refer to the current course catalog for course descriptions. 

This curriculum pattern is subject to revision and is not an academic contract. See your advisor to make sure you are choosing the proper courses.

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