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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

MAJOR: Engineering Technology - Mechanical

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Requirements (128 credits)

General Education (43 Credits)

State of New Mexico Common Core (37 credits)

Area I: Communications (10 credits)
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition

4 cr.

*Written Communications Elective

3 cr.

*Oral Communications Elective

3 cr.

*see the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses; Written Communications elective: ENGL 218G Recommended; Oral Communications elective : COMM 265G Recommended

Area II: Mathematics (4 credits)
MATH 190GTrigonometry and Precalculus

4 cr. (3+2P)

Area III: Laboratory Science (8 credits)
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I

3 cr.

PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory

1 cr.

Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 or 9 credits)

Students must complete 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least six credits from each area.

Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology electives

6-9 cr.

*see the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (6 or 9 credits)

Students must complete 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least six credits from each area.

History, Philosophy, Literature, Art, Music, Dance, or Theater electives

6-9 cr.

*see the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses

Institution Specific General Education (6 credits)

Viewing a Wider World Electives

6 cr.

*see the required courses section of the catalog for a full list of courses

Program Specific Requirements (85 credits)

Mathematics (6 credits)

MATH 235Calculus for the Technical Student I

3 cr.

MATH 236Calculus for the Technical Student II

3 cr.

Natural Science (4 credits)

PHYS 212GGeneral Physics II

3 cr.

PHYS 212GLGeneral Physics II Laboratory

1 cr.

Technical (21 credits)

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

ENGR 100Introduction to Engineering

3 cr. (2+3P)

I E 451Engineering Economy

3 cr.

Technical Electives

9 cr.

and

MGT 300+ course*

3 cr.

or

300+ Business Elective

3 cr.

or

MKTG 300+ course*

3 cr.

or

MATH elective (upper division)

3 cr.

Engineering Technology (54 credits)

E T 110Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

3 cr.

E T 182Digital Logic

3 cr.

E T 190Applied Circuits

4 cr. (3+2P)

E T 210Computer-Aided Design

2 cr. (1+3P)

E T 217Manufacturing Processes

3 cr.

E T 240Applied Statics

3 cr.

E T 241Applied Dynamics

3 cr.

E T 262Software Technology I

3 cr. (2+2P)

E T 305Design for Manufacturing

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 306Fundamental and Applied Thermodynamics

3 cr.

E T 306 LThermodynamics Lab

1 cr.

E T 308Fluid Technology

3 cr.

E T 308 LFluid Technology Lab

1 cr. (3P)

E T 310Applied Strength of Materials

3 cr.

E T 310 LApplied Strength of Materials Lab

1 cr. (3P)

E T 328Kinematics of Machines

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 396Heat Transfer and Applications

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 410Senior Seminar

1 cr.

 

E T 422Mechanical Measurements

3 cr. (2+3P)

or

E T 402Instrumentation

3 cr. (2+3P)

 

E T 426Analysis/Design of Machine Elements

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 435Senior Project

3 cr. (2+3P)

ET 110, E T 182, E T 190, E T 210, E T 262, E T 305, E T 328, E T 396, E T 402, E T 422, E T 426, and E T 435: Courses with built-in laboratory component.

Additionally, it is strongly recommended that students select from the following elective courses as noted:

Social and Behavioral Science Elective

ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics

3 cr.

or

ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics

3 cr.

Viewing a Wider World Elective I

Select one Business Administration, Business Law, Finance or Management course

Viewing a Wider World Elective II

College of Agriculture

One course from the following four alternatives:

AG E 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

EPWS 380VEcosystem Earth: The Impact of Human Activities

3 cr.

College of Arts and Sciences

PHYS 303VEnergy and Society in the New Millennium

3 cr.

HIST 302VScience in Modern Society

3 cr.

Recommended Freshman Year

Course Sequence (34 credits)

CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

E T 110Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

3 cr.

E T 182Digital Logic

3 cr.

E T 190Applied Circuits

4 cr. (3+2P)

E T 210Computer-Aided Design

2 cr. (1+3P)

ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition

4 cr.

ENGR 100Introduction to Engineering

3 cr. (2+3P)

MATH 190GTrigonometry and Precalculus

4 cr. (3+2P)

PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I

3 cr.

PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory

1 cr.

Humanities & Fine Arts Elective

3 cr.

CONCENTRATION: Renewable Energy Technologies

Students can fulfill the requirements for the Renewable Energy Technologies concentration within the ET M majors by judicious selection of the three required technical electives. The selection of these electives will not require any additional credits beyond those of the major.

Requirements

Required course

E T 381Renewable Energy Technologies

3 cr.

Select two courses from the following:

CHME 466Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology

3 cr.

E T 365Building Utilities

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 382Solar Energy Technologies

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 384Wind and Water Energy Technologies

3 cr.

E T 401Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems

3 cr.

Select one course from the following:

E T 420Senior Internship

1-6 cr.

or

E T 435Senior Project

3 cr. (2+3P)

Senior Internship must be completed within a field of renewable energy field.  Capstone Design Project must be related to a renewable energy application.