Mechanical Engineering Technology, BSET

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology offers students an opportunity to develop strengths in the analysis, applied design, development, implementation, and oversight of mechanical systems and processes.

Featuring courses in technical literacy, mathematics, physical sciences, chemical principles, mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, energy conversion, and design and manufacturing technology, this hands-on, experiential undergraduate degree program seeks to provide students with a solid engineering foundation and training needed in order to confront and propose innovative solutions to conventional and contemporary technological challenges within the discipline of mechanical engineering.

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

33 semester hours required

Mathematics
MTH 2100Calculus 13
MTH 2105Calculus 23
Science
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
Physics 1
and Lab for PHY 1200
4
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
Physics 2
and Lab for PHY 2200
4
Choose one of the following sequences:
CHM 1100
and CHM 1101
General Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHM 1100
4
BIO 1100
and BIO 1101
Principles of Biology 1
and Lab for BIO 1100
4
Technology
GET 1100Introduction to Engineering and Technology3
GET 1150Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design3
GET 2100Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis3
GET 2200Engineering Economy3
Philosophy
PHL 2140Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering3

Major Courses

53 semester hours required

MET 2000Engineering Computer-Aided Design and Tolerance Analysis3
MET 2020Computer Solid Modeling and Virtual Simulation3
MET 2040Engineering Manufacturing Process3
MET 2100Mechanics 1: Statics3
MET 2200Mechanics 2: Dynamics3
EET 2000
and EET 2001
Circuits 1
and Lab for EET 2000
5
MET 3100
and MET 3101
Engineering Stress Analysis
and Lab for MET 3100
5
MET 3200
and MET 3201
Fluid Mechanics
and Lab for MET 3200
5
MET 3300
and MET 3301
Engineering Materials Science
and Lab for MET 3300
5
MET 3400
and MET 3401
Engineering Thermodynamics
and Lab for MET 3400
5
MET 3500
and MET 3501
Theory of Engineering Measurements and Data Analysis
and Lab for MET 3500
5
MET 3600
and MET 3601
Heat Transfer Engineering
and Lab for MET 3600
5
Complete 3 semester hours from the following:3
Mechanical Engineering Systems Design
Thermal Engineering Systems

Technical Specialization Electives

Complete a minimum of 9 semester hours in one of the following areas of specialization:

Power and Alternative Energy Technology
MET 4300Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology3
MET 4310Power Plant Engineering and Technology3
MET 4320Lean and Green Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Technology3
Advanced Manufacturing Technology
MET 4320Lean and Green Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Technology3
MET 4330Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials Manufacturing3
MET 4340Biomaterial and Biomechanical Manufacturing Technology3
Biomedical Engineering Technology
MET 4340Biomaterial and Biomechanical Manufacturing Technology3
MET 4350Biotransport Processes Technology3
MET 4360Biomedical Sensing and Instrumentation3

Technical Electives

3 semester hours required

Complete 3 semester hours from the following:3
EET, CET, MET

Capstone Experiences

6 semester hours required

GET 4840Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal2
GET 4850Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution4

Electives

Complete a minimum of 26 semester hours to reach 127 semester hours.

Term 1Hours
ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
4
GET 11003
MTH 21003
GET 11503
Choose one of the following:4
 17
Term 2Hours
MTH 21053
GET 21003
MET 20003
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
4
Open elective3
 16
Term 3Hours
MET 20203
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
4
MET 21003
EET 2000
and EET 2001
5
 15
Term 4Hours
GET 22003
MET 20403
MET 22003
PHL 21403
3
 15
Term 5Hours
MET 3100
and MET 3101
5
MET 3200
and MET 3201
5
MET 3400
and MET 3401
5
ENG 3105
and ENG 3106
4
 19
Term 6Hours
MET 3300
and MET 3301
5
MET 3500
and MET 3501
5
MET 3600
and MET 3601
5
Open elective3
 18
Term 7Hours
MET 4100 or 42003
GET 48402
Technical elective3
Technical elective3
Open elective3
 14
Term 8Hours
GET 48504
Technical elective3
Technical elective3
 10
Total Hours: 124