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2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Mechanical Engineering Technology Certificate (C40320)

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The Mechanical Engineering Technology certificate curriculum prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to design, develop, test and troubleshoot projects involving mechanical systems.

Coursework includes instructions in applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, inspection procedures, manufacturing systems-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, computer applications, critical thinking, planning and problem solving.

Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the manufacturing or service sectors of engineering technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined problems appropriate to the discipline of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  2. Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline.

Total Program Hours: 16


The courses taken in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. 

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