Mechanical Engineering Technology, BSET (transition)
Students who matriculated prior to fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under "Lowell Institute Programs."
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.
Minimum 127 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.
20 semester hours required
and ENG 1106
|College Writing 1|
and Lab for ENG 1105
|GET 1100||Introduction to Engineering and Technology||3|
and ENG 3106
|Writing for the Professions: Science and Engineering|
and Lab for ENG 3105
|Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core||3|
|Course satisfying Understanding Societies and Institutions core||3|
|PHL 2140||Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering||3|
40 semester hours required
|GET 1150||Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design||3|
|GET 2100||Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis||3|
and EET 2001
and Lab for EET 2000
and EET 2101
and Lab for EET 2100
|MET 2100||Mechanics 1: Statics||3|
|MET 2200||Mechanics 2: Dynamics||3|
and PHY 1201
and Lab for PHY 1200
and PHY 2201
and Lab for PHY 2200
|MTH 2100||Calculus 1||3|
|MTH 2105||Calculus 2||3|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Principles of Biology 1|
and Lab for BIO 1100
|General Chemistry 1|
and Lab for CHM 1100
Major Required Courses
30 semester hours required
and MET 3301
|Engineering Materials Science|
and Lab for MET 3300
and MET 3101
|Engineering Stress Analysis|
and Lab for MET 3100
and MET 3201
and Lab for MET 3200
and MET 3501
|Theory of Engineering Measurements and Data Analysis|
and Lab for MET 3500
and MET 3401
and Lab for MET 3400
and MET 3601
|Heat Transfer Engineering|
and Lab for MET 3600
Complete 21 semester hours of courses with the MET prefix.
9 semester hours required
|GET 2200||Engineering Economy||3|
|GET 4840||Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal||2|
|GET 4850||Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution||4|
Complete a minimum of 7 semester hours of open electives to reach 127 semester hours.