Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Overview

Please note this document is accurate for those who enrolled during the Fall 2010 semester. If you are unsure about which degree plan you are on, please check with your academic advisor.

For the official requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology, see the University of Houston Catalog.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Major Requirements

  • MECT 1330 - Engineering Graphics
  • MECT 1364 - Materials and Processes I
  • MECT 2354 - Introduction to Mechanics
  • MECT 3318, 3118 - Fluid Mechanics Applications, Laboratory
  • MECT 3331 - Applied Thermodynamics
  • MECT 3341 - Computer-Aided Drafting I
  • MECT 3342 - Elements of Plant Design
  • MECT 3355, 3155 - Strength of Materials, Laboratory
  • MECT 3358 - Dynamics of Mechanisms
  • MECT 3360 - Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • MECT 3365 - Computer-Aided Design I
  • MECT 3367 - Quality Control Technology
  • MECT 4372, 4172 - Materials Technology, Laboratory
  • MECT 4275, 4276 - Senior Design Project I, Senior Design Project II

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing Electives (12 Semester hours)

  • MECT 3362 - Industrial Work Measurement
  • MECT 4292 - Sustainable Energy Design Project I
  • MECT 4293 - Sustainable Energy Design Project II
  • MECT 4323 - Applications in Stress Analysis
  • MECT 4350 - Principles in Mechatronics
  • MECT 4365 - Computed-Aided Drafting II
  • MECT 4384 - Manufacturing Systems Control
  • 3 semester hours Mechanical Elective

Petroleum Technology Electives (12 Semester Hours)

  • MECT 4326 - Fundamentals of Offshore Systems
  • MECT 4328 - Fundamentals of Pipeline Design
  • MECT 4330 - Valve Design
  • MECT 4332 - Fundamentals of Drilling Technology
  • MECT 4337 - Downhole Drilling Tools and Technology
  • 3 semester hours Mechanical Elective

Program Requirements

Math

11 semester hours which includes university core

Students are required to have credit for MATH 1310, College Algebra, through the Math Place Exam, CLEP, or completion of the course.

  • MATH 1330 - Precalculus
  • MATH 1431 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1432 - Calculus II

Natural Sciences

8 semester hours which includes university core

  • PHYS 1301, 1101 - Introduction to General Physics I, Laboratory
  • PHYS 1302, 1102 - Introduction to General Physics II, Laboratory

Social Sciences

3 semester hours

  • TECH 1313 - Impact of Modern Technology on Society (preferred)

Writing in the Discipline

3 semester hours

  • TECH 3363 - Technical Communications

General Technology Requirements

  • CHEM 1301, 1101 - Foundations of Chemistry I, Laboratory
  • ELET 2307 - Electrical Electronic Circuits
  • TELS 3340 - Organizational Leadership and Supervision or HDCS 3300 - Organizational Decisions in Technology
  • COSC 1304 - C Programming or ELET 2300 - Introduction to C++ Programming
  • Free electives (3 semester hours)