Engineering Technology (AAS)

This curriculum is designed to prepare a student for entry-level engineering and technical positions related to industry and technology. This degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level work in the field of Engineering and/or to transfer to a four-year institution for continuing engineering study. Upon completing this program students will be prepared for a career path as Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, Systems Engineer, Plant Engineer, or Manufacturing Engineer. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should consult with an MCC Counselor.

Source: MCC 2020-21 Catalog

 GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 16-22 CR. HRS.
 Choose Two (2) Courses From:  6-8
 AMT 129
 Introduction to Technology
ANTH 103
Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Society
 ART 198
 Art History I
CIS 120A
Intro to Computer Information Systems
CIS 185
C Programming
CS 100A
College Success Seminar
ECON 101A
Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 102A
Principles of Microeconomics
HUM 195
Introduction to Humanities
HE 106
Concepts of Health and Well-Being
PHIL 101
Basic Concepts of Philosophy
PHIL 202
Introduction to Ethics
ENG 101 3
English Composition
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
BCOM 102
Advanced Business & Tech Com
COM 201
Public Speaking
ENG 102
English Composition
PHIL 205
Business Ethics
SOC 101
Principles of Sociology
SOC 202A
Modern Social Problems
MATH 112 4
Trig Functions with Coordinate Geometry
ELECTIVES 0-5
As needed to reach 62 credits
ENGINEERING-RELATED REQUIREMENTS 10 CR. HRS.
Choose One (1) Course From: 5
PHYS 201CL&L
College Physics I Lecture and Lab
PHYS 203L&L
Engineering Physics
Choose One (1) Course From: 5
PHYS 202CL&L
College Physics II Lecture and Lab
PHYS 204L&L
Engineering Physics
 ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED ELECTIVES  6-10 CR. HRS
Electives must be chosen from the following list or have departmental approval.
ANTH 105D 4
Introduction to Physical Anthropology/Archaeology
CAD 110 3
Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting
CAD 210 3
Parametric Design I-Part Modeling
CAD 250 3
Introduction to Solidworks 3D
CHEM 100LEC & CHEM 100A 5
Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab and Lecture
CHEM 102LEC & CHEM 102A 5
General and Inorganic Chemistry Lab and Lecture
ECON 101A 4
Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 105 4
Introduction to Engineering
MT 101B 4
Basic Machining
CHOOSE ONE (1) OPTION 25-29 CR. HRS.
OPTION 1:ENGINEERING TRACK* 27-29 CR. HRS.
CHEM 101LEC & CHEM 101A 5
General and Inorganic Chemistry Lecture and Lab
MATH 161 4
Calculus I
MATH 162A 4
Calculus II
MATH 283 4
Calculus III
MATH 295 4
Differential Equations
Choose Two (2) Courses from: 6-8
ANTH 103 Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Society
ANTH 105D Introduction to Physical Anthropology/Archaeology
ENGR 202 Statics
ENGR 204 Dynamics
HIST 101 Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 102 Western Civilization 1500 to Present
MATH 276 Linear Algebra with Applications
*Engineering Track is recommended for students wishing to pursue a degree in engineering.  Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should consult with an MCC Counselor.
OPTION 2: FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TRACK* 26 CR. HRS.
CAD 250 3
Introduction to Solidworks
ELTC 101AL&L 4
Electricity – Basic
HP 101 3
Hydraulics/Pneumatics
MATH 161 4
Calculus I
MET 101 3
Industrial Materials
MET 201 3
Metallurgy
MT 205A 3
NC/CNC (Numerical Control/Computer Numerical Control)
MT 206A 3
2-D CAD/CAM Computer-Aided Design/Machining
*Ferris State University Engineering Technology Track allows students to transfer into the following programs at FSU:

  • Industrial Technology and Management
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Product Design Engineering Technology
OPTION 3: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TRACK* 25 CR. HRS.
CAD 210 3
Parametric Design I-Part Modeling
CHEM 101 LEC & CHEM 101A 5
General and Inorganic Chemistry Lecture and Lab
ELTC 101AL&L 4
Electricity – Basic
MATH 161 4
Calculus I
MET 102 3
Basic Cast Metals
MET 201 3
Metallurgy
MT 205A 3
NC/CNC (Numerical Control/Computer Numerical Control)
*Western Michigan University Engineering Technology Track allows students to transfer into the following programs at WMU:

  • Engineering Design Technology
  • Engineering Management Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
OPTION 4: MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY TRACK 26 CR. HRS.
CHEM 101LEC & CHEM 102A 5
General and Inorganic Chemistry L&L
 MET 101 3
Industrial Materials
MET 102 3
Basic Cast Metals
MET 201 3
Metallurgy
MT 205A 3
NC/CNC (Numerical Control/Computer Numerical Control)
MT 206A 3
2-D CAD/CAM Computer-Aided Design/Machining
QC 101 3
Basic Quality Control
QC 105 3
Quality And Productivity Using SPC/Statistical Process Control
TOTAL 62