The Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), http://www.abet.org .
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Program education objectives
Graduates from RIT's E/MET Program will demonstrate:
- A professional work ethic, a commitment to lifelong learning, quality and continuous improvement through the clear ability to assume increasing levels of technical and/or management responsibility.
- Participation and leadership while working on teams involved in the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of electrical, mechanical and/or manufacturing systems and processes.
- An ability to design effective and efficient new products, systems and processes.
- Effective communication.
Graduates from the Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology Program will demonstrate:
- The ability to apply technical expertise from the following areas to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of mechanical and electrical systems and processes:
- A1. Manufacturing processes
- A2. Engineering materials
- A3. Statics
- A4. Strength of materials
- A5. Dynamics
- A6. Fluid power/fluid mechanics
- A7. Thermodynamics
- A8. Computer aided engineering tools
- A9. Computer programming
- A10. Electric circuits
- A11. Electronics
- A12. Electric power
- A13. Microcomputers
- A14. Industrial control systems
- A15. Industrial instrumentation
- A16. Project and production management
- A17. Engineering economics
- The ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology.
- The ability to formulate, conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve designs and processes.
- The ability to apply creativity to the design of systems, components or processes in the Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology field.
- The ability to function effectively on teams.
- The ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
- Effective communication.
- A recognition of the need for, and the ability to, engage in life long learning.
- A knowledge of the ethical and social responsibilities expected of professionals working in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology.
- A respect for diversity and have knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues.
- A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
- Specialized expertise in a single technical field.
- Competence in the use of the computer to solve problems, write reports, make presentations, and as a communication tool.
- Meaningful work experience in the electrical/mechanical engineering technology field.