Electrical/Mechanical Engineering [Mechanical engineering]

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Academic Program Overviews

The Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology program provides students with the foundation for a successful career as an engineer. Graduates are able to effectively bridge the technical gap between mechanical and electrical engineering. Students learn how to apply principles and skills in projects related to the various fields of electrical/mechanical engineering, such as product and machine design, power generation, utilities and manufacturing. Graduates are prepared to work with the latest technology to produce superior cost-effective mechanical/electrical design, and to hold professional positions in machine design; manufacturing engineering, engineering development testing; field service engineering; product design thermal analysis; HVAC; plant operations; and technical sales. The program is designed with the maximum amount of diversity to allow students with various interests to obtain appropriate technical knowledge to qualify for professional positions.

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (5 year)


  • Approximately 130 full-time students enrolled.

Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component

  • Students are required to complete 4 co-op work assignments. Students are available for two 6-month periods. Typical co-op periods run from February-August and June-December.

Salary Information

Co-op: $17.25 $10.00 - $27.25
BS: $57, 000 $40, 500 - $74, 000

Student Skills & Capabilities

· Strong emphasis is placed integrating electrical/mechanical components at a systems level. Focus on problem solving instress analysis, kinematics, and facilities management, computer based mechanical design and all aspects of electrical/mechanical engineering.
· Skilled in electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and analysis of problems, design of electrical solutions and implementation of the solutions using current technology. The program teaches students to master the fundamentals of electronics and mechanics then apply them to improve existing technology.
· Technical skills and capabilities come from courses that cover the disciplines of electricity, electronics, microprocessors, computer programming, mechanics, materials, thermal science, engineering graphics manufacturing process and economic analysis.
· Students acquire an assortment of software package knowledge from this program. Most common are Solid Works, Ansys Workbench, MathCAD, MatLab, EES, PSPICE, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
· Machine design, CAD, layout and installation production, testing, quality control, trouble shooting, field engineering.


Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC)


Where Can I Find Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships? | Yahoo Answers

Depending on your age and level of fitness you could join the R.E.M.E (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) or the Royal Engineers. As an ex Royal Engineer I heartily recommend it. Guaranteed career and without doubt the best choice I made.

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