Engineering Technology - Mechanical

With an associate's degree in Engineering Technology–Mechanical from Montco, you can turn your interests in science, mechanics and hands-on work into a gratifying career. After graduating from our program, you may work alongside mechanical engineers and technologists in the field of mechanical structures and systems.

Program outcomes
  • Identify and describe component and system-level engineering problems using state-of-the-art testing equipment;
  • Design and develop concepts in a 3D solid modeling environment to address the industrial demands of today’s technology;
  • Analyze student-created engineering models using appropriate general calculations;
  • Apply theoretical attributes of mechanical components to systems design;
  • Create and present a final project using all of the above skills plus good oral communication and technical writing.

Program Curriculum

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General Education Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
ENG-115 or ENG-117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3
Elective Oral Communication Elective 3
Elective Cultural Awareness and Diversity Elective 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility Elective 3

Major Requirements

Course ID Title Credits
EGR-111 Engineering Computations 3
EGR-115 Engineering Graphics 3
EGT-190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3
EGT-203 Applied Statics 4
EGT-204 Applied Dynamics 4
EGT-212 Applied Fluid Dynamics 4
EGT-213 Applied Strength of Materials 4
EGT-215 Applied Thermodynamics 4
MAT-161 Precalculus I 4
MAT-162 Precalculus II 4
PHY-121 General Physics I 4
PHY-122 General Physics II 4

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Full-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
EGR-115 Engineering Graphics 3
MAT-161 Precalculus I 4
EGT-190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3
PHY-121 General Physics I 4

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
ENG-115 or ENG-117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3
MAT-162 Precalculus II 4
PHY-122 General Physics II 4
EGR-111 Engineering Computations 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Any Oral Communication Elective 3
EGT-203 Applied Statics 4
EGT-204 Applied Dynamics 4
EGT-212 Applied Fluid Mechanics 4

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Any Cultural Awareness and Diversity Elective 3
Elective Any Aesthetic Sensibility Elective 3
EGT-213 Applied Strength of Materials 4
EGT-215 Applied Thermodynamics 4

Part-time sample course schedule

Semester 1

Course ID Title Credits
MAT-161 Precalculus I 4
EGR-115 Engineering Graphics 3

Semester 2

Course ID Title Credits
MAT-162 Precalculus II 4
EGT-190 Principles of Critical Thinking in Technology 3

Semester 3

Course ID Title Credits
PHY-121 General Physics I 4
ENG-101 English Composition I 3

Semester 4

Course ID Title Credits
PHY-122 General Physics II 4
EGR-111 Engineering Computations 3

Semester 5

Course ID Title Credits
EGT-203 Applied Statics 4
EGT-204 Applied Dynamics 4

Semester 6

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Any Oral Communication Elective 3
ENG-115 or ENG-117 Writing for Technical Communication or Writing for Business and Industry 3

Semester 7

Course ID Title Credits
EGT-212 Applied Fluid Mechanics 4
Elective Any Aesthetic Sensibility Elective 3

Semester 8

Course ID Title Credits
EGT-213 Applied Strength of Materials 4
EGT-215 Applied Thermodynamics 4

Semester 9

Course ID Title Credits
Elective Any Cultural Awareness and Diversity Elective 3