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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

MET 480 Senior Capstone (1) Career and professional topics; development of year-long senior project with industry.

MET 480 Senior Capstone (1)

Senior Capstone is a required course for senior-level students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology (METBD) baccalaureate degree program. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the practices associated with managing an industrial-based project. Student teams begin working on a capstone project. Project definition, specification development, scheduling, engineering constraints, and budgeting of both time and money are discussed. Other issues of career development are presented, such as interviewing, resume preparation, and career opportunities. Ethical issues related to the discipline are discussed. Engineering economy, OSHA, and safety are introduced.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: IE T 216, MET 210W, MET 306, M E 300 orMET 330 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 415, MET 470

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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