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BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology
(78–81 hours*)


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  1. Students must have a minimum of 124 total hours to graduate with this major.
  2. Complete the following manufacturing core courses:
  3. Complete 3 hours of the following:
      MFG 399R : International Internship. (1-3:0:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MFG 399R : International Internship. (1-3:0:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Second-semester junior standing and faculty authorization.
      DESCRIPTION: Working in teams to solve problems encountered in international industry. Project management and reporting under guidance of industry supervisor and department faculty.

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  4. Complete the following supporting courses:
      CE EN 103 : Engineering Mechanics--Statics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 103 : Engineering Mechanics--Statics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 112; or MATH 111 & MATH 119; or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Concepts of mechanics: force systems in equilibrium, resultants, friction, centroids, utilization of vector algebra, simple trusses, shear and bending moment diagrams, moments of inertia.

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      CE EN 203 : Engineering Mechanics--Mechanics of Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 203 : Engineering Mechanics--Mechanics of Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 103
      DESCRIPTION: Fundamental concepts of elastic stress and strain, including transformations and stress-strain relations; beam/column theories (axial, flexure, torsion, and shear loads and deformations); shear and bending moment relationships; column stability; and cylindrical and spherical pressure vessels.

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      CHEM 105 : General College Chemistry. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CHEM 105 : General College Chemistry. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Math 110 (or equivalent) or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Atomic and molecular structure including bonding and periodic properties of the elements; reaction energetics, electrochemistry, acids and bases, inorganic and organic chemistry.
      NOTE: Primarily for students in engineering and biological sciences. Three lectures and two recitation sections per week.

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      C S 142 : Introduction to Computer Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      C S 142 : Introduction to Computer Programming. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of algebra.
      DESCRIPTION: Introduction to object-oriented program design and development. Principles of algorithm formulation and implementation.

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      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring Contact Department; Summer Contact Department
      PREREQUISITE: First-year writing, junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Effective processes of written, oral, and visual technical communication, including collaborative processes. Writing for academic and professional audiences.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

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      ENG T 231 : Foundations of Global Leadership. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENG T 231 : Foundations of Global Leadership. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Foundational principles and practices of individual and organizational leadership in a global context from an integrated moral, technical and social perspective. Emphasis on developing integrity, valuing and leveraging diversity, acquiring and applying leadership skills.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      IT 318 : Electronics, Computers, and Manufacturing. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IT 318 : Electronics, Computers, and Manufacturing. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 112 & PHSCS 121; or PHSCS 105 & PHSCS 107; Phscs 121; or Phscs 105 and 107.
      DESCRIPTION: Basics of electricity; behavior and manufacture of resistors, inductors, capacitors, transformers; motors; manufacture of transistors, ICs, MCMs, circuit boards. Computers; digital communications; networking.

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      MATH 313 : Elementary Linear Algebra. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MATH 313 : Elementary Linear Algebra. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Math 112.
      RECOMMENDED: Math 290.
      DESCRIPTION: Linear systems, matrices, vectors and vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, inner product spaces, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.

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      : Honors Elementary Linear Algebra. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
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      ME EN 172 : Engineering Graphics--Principles and Applications. (3:2:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ME EN 172 : Engineering Graphics--Principles and Applications. (3:2:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Engineering and technology major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Comprehensive applications of CAD-based national (ANSI) and international (ISO) graphics standards, including coordinate and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices, manufacturing, and product verification procedures.

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      ME EN 250 : Science of Engineering Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ME EN 250 : Science of Engineering Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: CHEM 105
      DESCRIPTION: Principles and properties of solid materials and their behavior as applied to engineering.

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      STAT 201 : Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 201 : Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 112; or MATH 119
      DESCRIPTION: The scientific method; probability, random variables, common discrete and continuous random variables, central limit theorem; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; completely randomized experiments; factorial experiments.

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      TECH 312 : Exploration in Innovation Design Techniques. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      TECH 312 : Exploration in Innovation Design Techniques. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Through a series of hands-on experiences, students explore principles, methods, and tools of innovation and design thinking in technology and engineering.

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  5. Complete the following:
      MATH 112 : Calculus 1. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Differential and integral calculus: limits; continuity; the derivative and applications; extrema; the definite integral; fundamental theorem of calculus; L'Hopital's rule.

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      : Honors Calculus 1.
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  6. Complete one of the following options:
  7. Complete the following:
      ME EN 475 : Integrated Product and Process Design 1. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ME EN 475 : Integrated Product and Process Design 1. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: ME EN 363 & ME EN 372 & ME EN 373; or EC EN 340 & EC EN 370 & EC EN 380; or ENG T 231 & MFG 340 & MFG 355; Senior standing (fewer than 30 hours remaining in the program) in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, industrial design, or related disciplines with instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Comprehensive two-semester design experience from conception to manufacturing planning and prototype. Product development process. Economic and manufacturing considerations. Intellectual property assignment agreement required.
      NOTE: MeEn 475 and 476 must be taken in consecutive fall and winter semesters.

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      ME EN 476 : Integrated Product and Process Design 2. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ME EN 476 : Integrated Product and Process Design 2. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: ME EN 363 & ME EN 372 & ME EN 373; or EC EN 340 & EC EN 370 & EC EN 380; or ENG T 231 & MFG 340 & MFG 355; Senior standing (fewer than 30 hours remaining in the program) in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, industrial design, or related disciplines with instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Comprehensive two-semester design experience from conception to manufacturing planning and prototype. Product development process. Economic and manufacturing considerations. Intellectual property assignment agreement required.
      NOTE: MeEn 475 and 476 must be taken in consecutive fall and winter semesters.

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  8. Complete department packet and exit interview.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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