Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  1. be able to design and conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data.
  2. be able to apply knowledge and skills learned in mathematics, science, and engineering to solve problems related to engineering and other fields.
  3. be able to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs while meeting economic, political, ethical, health and safety, environmental, manufacturability, and sustainability constraints.
  4. be adaptable problem solvers and critical thinkers with strong oral and written communication skills.
  5. be able to work both independently and in team environments.
  6. be life-long and self-directed learners.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Core Curriculum60
Area A9
ENGL 1101
ENGL 1102
Composition I
and Composition II
MATH 1113Precalculus 13
or MATH 2261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Area B (See VSU Core Curriculum)4
Area C (See VSU Core Curriculum)6
Engineering Technology majors are advised to take COMM 1100 or COMM 1110 in Area C.
Area D 111
MATH 2261Analytic Geometry and Calculus I4
or MATH 2262 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
Select 2 of the following courses (students are advised to take PHYS 2211K and PHYS 2212K)8
Principles of Biology I
and Principles of Biology Laboratory I
Principles of Biology II
and Principles of Biology Laboratory II
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics II
Area E (See VSU Core Curriculum)12
Area F18
"Spillover" hours from Areas A and/or D1-2
ENGT 2010Introduction to Engineering Technology3
ENGT 2500Engineering Graphics for Design3
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I (if not taken in Area D)
CS 1340Computing for Scientists 23
or CS 1301 Principles of Programming I
MATH 2262Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (if not taken in Area D) or ENGT 2110)4 or 3
Senior College Curriculum60
Major Area Courses27-30
MATH 2262Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (if not taken in Area D)4
ENGT 2510Statistics in Engineering Technology3
ENGT 2520Engineering Economics3
ENGT 2530Statics3
ENGL 3020Technical Writing and Editing3
ENGT 3510Advanced Statistics in Engineering Technology3
ENGT 3520Industrial Safety Engineering3
ENGT 4530 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems3
ENGT 4510Basic Electricity and Electronics3
ENGT 4520Applied Thermodynamics3
Select one of the following:3
Technical Project Proposal
and Technical Project Lab
Directed Study in Engineering Technology
Concentration Electives21-24
ENGT 3100Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing3
ENGT 3120Plant Layout and Material Handling3
ENGT 3130Industrial Cost Control3
ENGT 3140Simulation Modeling of Industrial Systems3
ENGT 3150Supply Chain and Logistics Concepts3
ENGT 3500Engineering Graphics for Design II3
ENGT 4100Motion and Time Study3
ENGT 4110 Industrial Automation3
ENGT 4120Project Management3
Electives 29
Total hours required for the degree120