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     Manufacturing Engineering
     Technology, BS
                                                                                                         2011-2012

What Is the Study of Manufacturing Engineering                                                      Contact Information:
Technology?                                                                                         Engineering Technology
Within a typical manufacturing organization, there are multitudes of machines performing            Department Website:
many different functions on hundreds or perhaps thousands of different parts. Whether the           http://www.etec.wwu.edu/
finished product is an athletic shoe or a jet airplane, the logical set of events that take place
to produce that product must be planned and conceived in advance. The location of each              MET Program Advisor:
machine, the movement of a part or machine tool and the order of operations – even the              Jeff Newcomer
machines themselves must be planned in detail. Day-to-day production problems must be               ET 309, 360-650-7239
solved.
                                                                                                    Jeff.Newcomer@wwu.edu
A Manufacturing Engineering Technologist will help to solve the complex problems associated
with manufacturing operations. Manufacturing Engineering Technologists work in teams with           Engineering Technology Chair:
engineers, scientists and technicians to solve manufacturing related problems. Engineering
                                                                                                    Todd Morton
Technology Programs are less theoretical than engineering programs and are more
application or “hands-on” oriented. There are laboratory components to most Engineering             ET209, 306-650-3380
Technology courses, where students learn to apply theoretical knowledge learned in the              Todd.Morton@wwu.edu
classroom to solve practical or application-based problems.

                                                                                                    Sample Careers:
Why Should I Consider This Major?                                                                   A Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing engineering technology prepares engineering technologists who understand              Technologist can be involved in
and can apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and methods in combination           the development, design, analysis,
with technical skills of modern technology to support engineering activities. Career fields         planning, supervision or
include development and testing of new products, computer-aided design and manufacturing,           construction of the methods and
computer numerical control operations, process planning and tooling design, robotics, cost          equipment for the production of
analysis, production supervision and management, marketing and technical support,
                                                                                                    industrial or consumer goods.
production process control, manufacturing support, and technical sales and service.
                                                                                                    Companies that employ MET
The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree program is accredited by the Technology             graduates include: The Boeing
Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.                                              Company, Microsoft, Nike,
                                                                                                    Tempress, Fleck, Pacific Switch
                                                                                                    Systems, Alpha Technologies, etc.
How to Declare:
Students should declare their major early and seek frequent departmental advisement.                Major/Career Resources:
                                                                                                    http://www.careers.wwu.edu/stu
                                                                                                    dents_choosingamajor.shtml




                    Academic Advising Center, a unit of Academic and Career Development Services
                          Old Main 380           360.650.3850         Advising@wwu.edu
 This document has been created for advising purposes only. Please contact the appropriate department for updates and changes.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology, BS (129-133 credits)
Students are advised to see the department for GPA requirements within the major.

  Manufacturing Core: 75-79 credits
                                                                      ❑ Technical electives:
   ❑ ETEC 112 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING, DESIGN AND GRAPHICS
                                                                      *Technical electives, one of which must be an advanced processing course
   ❑ ETEC 113 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN                 (those marked with an **), are to be chosen from the following approved
   ❑ ETEC 220 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING MATERIALS                 list. The list is also available from program faculty advisors. Electives are
   ❑ ETEC 224 - APPLIED ENGINEERING STATICS                           grouped by subject area so that some degree of specialization may be
   ❑ ETEC 225 - STRENGTH OF MATERIALS                                 attained. Only one 200-level course may be counted.
   ❑ ETEC 246 - MANUFACTURING PROCESSES I                                ETEC 226 - ENGINEERING DYNAMICS
   ❑ ETEC 322 - NUMERICAL CONTROL OPERATIONS                             ETEC 334 - REINFORCED PLASTICS/COMPOSITES **
   ❑ ETEC 325 - MANUFACTURING PROCESS PLANNING                           ETEC 335 - TOOLING FOR PLASTICS PROCESSING
   ❑ ETEC 326 - FLUID POWER                                              ETEC 338 - INJECTION MOLDING **
   ❑ ETEC 333 - POLYMER TECHNOLOGY                                       ETEC 361 - ADVANCED CAD: ASSEMBLY AND DESIGN MECHANISMS
   ❑ ETEC 344 - INDUSTRIAL QUALITY ASSURANCE                             ETEC 362 - ADVANCED CAD: SURFACE MODELING
   ❑ ETEC 351 - ELECTRONICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY I                 ETEC 377 - INSTRUMENTATION
                                                                         ETEC 397 (when relevant)
   ❑ ETEC 352 - ELECTRONICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY II
                                                                         ETEC 425 - MACHINE DESIGN
   ❑ ETEC 420 - MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS
                                                                         ETEC 426A - ADVANCED COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL - SURFACING
   ❑ ETEC 424 - MANUFACTURING IMPLEMENTATION
                                                                         AND CONTOURS **
   ❑ ETEC 427 - TOOL DESIGN
                                                                         ETEC 426B - ADVANCED COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL –
   ❑ ETEC 444 - DATA ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS
                                                                         MILL/TURN **
   ❑ Technical electives: two classes (6-10 credits)*                    ETEC 426C - ADVANCED COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL - HI-SPEED
                                                                         MACHINING **
  Supporting Courses: 54 credits                                         ETEC 426D - ADVANCED COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL - EDM **
   ❑ CHEM 121 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I                                      ETEC 428 - ADVANCED MANUFACTURING LABORATORY **
   ❑ CSCI 140 - PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS IN C++                          ETEC 429 - DIRECTED RESEARCH IN MANUFACTURING
   ❑ ETEC 341 - ENGINEERING AND SOCIETY                                  ETEC 431 - PLASTICS PRODUCT DESIGN
   ❑ ETEC 422 - MANUFACTURING PROJECT DEFINITION                         ETEC 433 - ENGINEERING POLYMERS
   ❑ MATH 245 - STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY                    ETEC 434 - ADVANCED COMPOSITES
   ❑ OPS 460 - DESIGNING AND IMPROVING OPERATIONS                        ETEC 439 - DIRECTED RESEARCH IN WOODS
                                                                         ETEC 497 (when relevant)
   ❑ OPS 461 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT
                                                                         MATH 204 - ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA
   ❑ PHYS 121 - PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS I
                                                                         MATH 207 - MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING
   ❑ PHYS 122 - PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS II
                                                                         MATH 224 - MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS AND GEOMETRY I
   ❑ PHYS 123 - ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
                                                                         MATH 331 - ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
   ❑ One course from:
                                                                         MGMT 311 - INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL
    MATH 124 - CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I                          BEHAVIOR
    MATH 134 - CALCULUS I HONORS                                         MGMT 313 - TEAMWORK BASICS
   ❑ One course from:                                                    OPS 463 - ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SYSTEMS
    MATH 125 - CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II                         OPS 466 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    MATH 135 - CALCULUS II HONORS                                        OPS 467 - GLOBAL OPERATIONS STRATEGY
   ❑ One course from:                                                    OPS 468 - MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY
    COMM 101 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH
    COMM 235 - EXPOSITION AND ARGUMENTATION



 Other Engineering Technology Options                                General University Requirements (GUR):
 Electronics Engineering Technology, BS                              The courses below are offered within this major and may also be
                                                                     used to satisfy GUR.
 Industrial Design, BS
 Industrial Technology-Vehicle Design, BS                            BCOM: COMM 101, 235
 Manufacturing Engineering Technology—Computer-Aided Design and
 Manufacturing, BS                                                   QSR: CSCI 140; MATH 124, 134
 Plastics Engineering Technology—Vehicle Engineering Technology
 Option, BS                                                          LSCI: CHEM 121; PHYS 121, 122, 123
 Plastics Engineering Technology, BS
                                                                     WP: Three Writing Proficiency points are required for graduation
 Embedded Systems Minor
                                                                     (noted as WP1, 2 and 3). Check Classfinder for departmental
 Industrial Technology—Vehicle Design Minor                          offerings each quarter.
 Manufacturing Engineering Technology Minor

                   Academic Advising Center, a unit of Academic and Career Development Services
                         Old Main 380           360.650.3850         advising@wwu.edu

  This document has been created for advising purposes only. Please contact the appropriate department for updates and changes.

				
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