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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jan 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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The Mechanical Engineering Technology A.A.S. program gives students the opportunity to develop skills in mechanical design theory. Lecture and laboratory courses provide an application-based study in engineering technology. Students obtain the scientific, engineering, and technical skills necessary to function as a contributing member of the engineering team. This A.A.S. program is a career degree, preparing students for the workforce after graduation. However, students can opt to transfer to a four-year program rather than start a career, but should confer with advisors and transferring institutions for specific requirements.

Program Pathways

Fall Admission Cohort:
First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 112 Technical Writing 3   COM 108  Introduction to Human Communication 3
MAT 114
MAT 161
Introduction to Applied Algebra (3 credits)
Precalculus (4 credits)
3   PHY 201 General Physics I 4
Restricted Elective Choose from the list
*(EGT 150 ELE 110 , or INT 102  are Recommended)
3   CAD 153 Computer-Aided Drafting 3
EGT 101 Foundation of Engineering 2   EGT 136 Mechanics 3
CAD 152 Introduction to CAD 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
TOTAL   14   TOTAL   16
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
EGT 235 Fluid Power 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
EGT 231 Strength of Materials 3   EGT 234 Machine Design 4
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   Restricted Elective  Choose from the list 4
PHY 202  General Physics II 4   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
Restricted Elective Choose from the list  3        
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   14

General Education Requirements (23-24 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences



* A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-112

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)

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