Associate Degree: AD-MET

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Apply math and physics principles to the solution of engineering technical problems.

  2. Use applied skills to identify, evaluate, and solve complex technical problems.

  3. Use engineering computer software to facilitate engineering problem solving.

  4. Function effectively in team-oriented activities.

  5. Demonstrate the knowledge of expected standards of ethical and professional conduct.

  6. Verbally communicate ideas.

  7. Prepare well-written technical reports.

  8. In addition, our graduates will have the necessary fundamentals to pursue life-long learning.

Program-specific objectives for students who are graduates of the AD-MET program

  • Are able to analyze and design complex mechanical components and systems.
  • Are able to set-up experimental testing procedures and selectively utilize data to reinforce engineering concepts.
  • Have a basic understanding of modern manufacturing methods used to facilitate the production of consumer products.

Student Outcomes

  1. an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  2. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments
  4. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team
  5. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve mechanical engineering technology problems
  6. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  7. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development
  8. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity
  9. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

See graduation and enrollment data for AD-MET.