The Bachelor of Science in 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 .
Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data
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Program education objectives
Graduates from RIT's Mechanical Engineering Technology 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 mechanical and/or manufacturing systems and processes.
- An ability to design new and improved products, systems and processes that are appropriate for their use.
- 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 systems and processes:
- A1. Manufacturing Processes
- A2. Engineering Materials
- A3. Statics
- A4. Strength of Materials
- A5. Dynamics
- A6. Fluid Mechanics
- A7. Thermodynamics
- A8. Computer Aided Engineering Tools
- A9. Mechanical Design
- A10. Electric, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Circuits
- 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 mechanical systems, components and processes.
- The ability to function effectively on teams.
- The ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
- Effective communication.
- Recognition of the need for, and the ability to engage in, life long learning.
- Knowledge of the ethical and social responsibilities of professionals working in the mechanical engineering technology field.
- Respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
- Commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
- Competence in the use of the computer as a problem solving and communications tool.
- The ability to apply project management techniques to the completion of laboratory and project assignments.
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply codes and regulations, and produce proper documentation to comply with them.
- Meaningful work experience in the mechanical engineering technology field.