Mechanical Engineering Technology

(Bachelor of Science)


The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET,

UW-Green Bay Engineering Technology

Combine hands-on learning with academic coursework and get ready for high-demand jobs in the growing field of engineering technology. The University partners with regional leaders and technical colleges so that you will be prepared for an ever-changing industry. Get the technical skills that will make you an expert and the critical-thinking skills that will make you indispensable.

Engineering Technology Mission

All of the Engineering Technology programs (Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental) include a strong liberal arts base along with a number of hands-on experiences, including a capstone experience or internship that often will be working with businesses and organizations within the community.

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical engineering technology (MET) is the application of engineering principles and technological developments to new and existing manufacturing systems. Mechanical engineering technologists work with engineers in designing, testing, and manufacturing mechanical equipment or systems. There are many employment opportunities in mechanical design, manufacturing and industrial engineering technology, industrial management, computer aided design, applied research and sales and service.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology at UW-Green Bay is a professional program that prepares students for careers in applied mechanical engineering using analytical and critical problem solving skills needed in regional and national industries, manufacturing, and engineering services firms. The focus of the program is the application of engineering principles to the solution of practical problems. Students will develop skills in hands on application labs and courses that explore the fundamentals of mechanics, mathematics, physics, materials technology, and computer aided design. Teamwork, technical writing, and project management are also emphasized throughout the curriculum. The goal of the major is to develop well rounded engineering technologists that can adapt and succeed in a highly competitive workplace.

Students will benefit from relationships with local technical colleges, and local industry to complete a B.S. in engineering technology in the Northeast Wisconsin area. Students may start earning their degree at UW-Green Bay or local technical colleges to give maximum flexibility in degree completion. In addition, the Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance, NEW ERA, has established advisory boards linking leaders in regional industry and participating institutions to the major. Through these relationships students will have many opportunities for internships, co-op experiences, and employment after graduation.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Program graduates will secure and maintain employment in appropriate MET positions industry-wide and perform all functions assigned to an mechanical engineering technologist.
  2. Graduates will apply their knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering technology, and computing to identify, analyze, and solve problems pertaining to design, development, and implementation of electronic systems.
  3. Graduates will exhibit a desire for life-long learning through higher education, technical training, teaching, membership in professional societies, and other developmental activities and will achieve positions of increased responsibility through these activities.
  4. Graduates will demonstrate high levels of oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, responsibility and ethical behavior, teamwork and appreciation for diversity, and leadership in their careers.


For more information contact:

Jagadeep Thota, Ph.D.
Chair, Engineering
Phone: 920-465-2817


Patricia Terry, Ph.D.
Chair, Richard J. Resch School of Engineering
Phone: 920-465-2749


Supporting Courses:31
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
and Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Chemistry for Engineers
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Introductory Statistics
Principles of Physics II
Introductory Physics Lab II
Fundamentals of Engineering Technology
Fundamentals of Drawing
Programming for Engineers
Technical Writing
Fundamental Courses:23
Parametric Modeling
Fluid Mechanics
Engineering Materials
Mechanics I
Mechanics II
Basic Manufacturing Processes
Mechanics of Materials
Mechanics of Materials Lab
Electrical and Electronic Circuits
Advanced Courses:30
Fluid Power Systems
Motors and Drives
Project Management
Industrial Automation Control
Applied Thermodynamics
Engineering Thermodynamics
Finite Element Analysis
Machine Component Design I
Capstone Requirement:3
Co-op/Internship in Engineering Technology
Capstone Project
Technical Electives: (choose two courses)6
Solar and Alternate Energy Systems
Industrial Decision Processes
Machine Component Design II
Independent Study (upto 3 credits)
Total Credits93

Curriculum Guide  

The following curriculum guide is for a four-year Mechanical Engineering Technology degree program and is subject to change without notice. Students should consult their program advisor to ensure that they have the most accurate and up-to-date information available. This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET,

Total 123 credits necessary to graduate.

Plan of Study Grid
MATH 202 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (Quantitative Literacy) 4
ET 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Technology 2
ET 105 Fundamentals of Drawing 3
ET 206 Chemistry for Engineers 4
First Year Seminar 3
MATH 203 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
ET 207 Parametric Modeling 2
ENGR 204 Programming for Engineers 2
General Education 3
General Education 3
MATH 260 Introductory Statistics 4
ENGR 201 Engineering Materials 2
ENGR 213 Mechanics I 3
ENGR 236 Technical Writing 3
General Education 3
ENGR 214 Mechanics II 3
ENGR 216 Basic Manufacturing Processes 3
ET 218 Fluid Mechanics 3
ENGR 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGR 221 Mechanics of Materials Lab 1
General Education 3
PHYSICS 202 Principles of Physics II 4
PHYSICS 204 Introductory Physics Lab II 1
ENGR 308 Electrical and Electronic Circuits 3
ET 318 Fluid Power Systems 3
ET 385 Robotics 3
General Education 3
ENGR 324 Engineering Thermodynamics 3
ET 324 Motors and Drives 3
ET 360 Project Management 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
ET 380 Industrial Automation Control 3
ENGR 408 Finite Element Analysis 3
ENGR 420 Machine Component Design I 3
Technical Elective I 3
General Education 3
ET 390 Mechatronics 3
ET 405 Applied Thermodynamics 3
ET 400
Co-op/Internship in Engineering Technology (Capstone)
or Capstone Project
Technical Elective II 3
General Education 3
 Total Credits123

Technical Electives (choose any two):

  1. ET 415 Solar and Alternate Energy Systems (3 s.h.)
  2. ENGR 334 Industrial Decision Processes (3 s.h.)
  3. ENGR 422 Machine Component Design II (3 s.h.)
  4. ENGR 494 Co-op (1-2 s.h.)
  5. ENGR 498 Independent Study (1-4 s.h.)


John F Katers; Professor; Ph.D., Marquette University*

Patricia A Terry; Professor; Ph.D., University of Colorado, chair*

Riaz Ahmed; Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Maruf Hossain; Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Memphis

Mohammad Mahfuz; Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Ottawa

Jagadeep Thota; Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Kpoti (Stefan) Gunn; Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Md Rasedul Islam; Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Jian Zhang; Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Taskia Ahammad Khan; Assistant Teaching Professor; M.S., Bradley University

Nabila Rubaiya; Assistant Teaching Professor; M.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee