Engineering Technology (B.S.)

Description

The University's bachelor of science (B.S.) in engineering technology provides the critical thinking skills and knowledge of engineering technologies that are highly valued assets to employers in a wide variety of industries.

The Engineering Technology Program emphasizes the application of specific engineering techniques. Coursework includes a solid core of required courses in mechanical engineering technology, electronics technology, manufacturing engineering technology, and safety management. In addition, students complete required mathematics and science courses and directed electives selected in consultation with advisor.

Areas of study include:

  • Materials, Processes, and Testing
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Applied Statics
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Applied Mechanisms
  • Quality Systems and Tools
  • Economic Analysis
  • Strength of Materials
  • Research and Development in Engineering and Technology

Students also complete the University's Foundational Studies Program, which provides the knowledge students need in critical thinking, leadership, and interpersonal and communication skills.

The department offers small class sizes, which allow for individual attention. Coursework is centered in the University's John T. Myers Technology Center, which houses more than 20 state-of-the-art laboratories filled with up-to-date equipment and supplies. The University has student chapters for the Society of Automotive Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Packaging Professionals, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and Females in Technology.

Special Note: Students have the option of completing the Engineering Technology Program via online learning.

Required Courses

Careers

Graduates of the Engineering Technology Program will be welcomed into a number of industries, especially in environments where employers require a broad spectrum of technical competencies and experiences. Those industries include robotics, automation, manufacturing, automotive, and energy, with starting salaries in excess of $55,000.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

In addition, the College of Technology offers a variety of scholarships and awards.

Further Information

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

College of Technology
Indiana State University
812-237-2987
888-478-7003 (toll free)

 

The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

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Contact

Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.

Currently enrolled students should contact the following:

College of Technology
Indiana State University
812-237-2987
888-478-7003 (toll free)