Mechanical Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
This program prepares students to work as technicians in the field of mechanical-electrical manufacturing. Graduates will be able to specify maintenance processes, solve problems in fabrication, and troubleshoot mechanical processes.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 151 Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I||3||CAD 201|
|ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals||4|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3||See Note 3.|
|MEC 113 Materials and Processes of Industry||3|
|MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I||3||MTH 163|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 152 Engineering Drawing Fundamentals II||3||CAD 202|
|ELE 159 Electrical Motors||3|
|MEC 101 Introduction to Engineering Technology I||2|
|MEC 102 Introduction to Engineering Technology II||2|
|MTH 104 Applied Technical Mathematics II||3||MTH 164|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CAD 241 Parametric Solid Modeling I||3|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|MEC 131 Mechanics I – Statics for Engineering Technology||3|
|MEC 211 Machine Design I||4|
|Health/Physical Education Elective||1|
|Physical Science Elective||3|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|MEC 270 Computations for Engineering Technology||3|
|MEC 132 Mechanics II – Strength of Materials for Engineering Technology||3|
|MEC 212 Machine Design II||4|
|MEC 266 Applications of Fluid Mechanics||3|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|Total Credits For Program||66|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- The social science elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY and SOC.
- The humanities elective requirement can be satisfied by completing a literature (ENG), foreign language, humanities (HUM), philosophy (PHI), art (ART), music (MUS), speech course addressing performing arts and the history of theatre (CST), or religion (REL) course. ENG 112, CST 100, CST 105 and CST 115 may not be used to satisfy humanities elective requirements.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
For additional information on specific program objectives, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).