The following degree programs are available in Manufacturing Engineering Technology:
The goal of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program is to become the leading source of manufacturing graduates, and to provide manufacturing knowledge for the state of Kansas, the region and the nation. The program will continue to generate graduates who quickly become valuable resources and leaders in their companies. The students, faculty and staff will be actively engaged in modern educational methods and applied research through interactions with industry, government agencies, and the community.
Specific Degree Information
This program offers students who have graduated from a two-year associate degree technical program the opportunity to extend their education and training. All associate degree graduates (with a minimum of 2.5000 GPA) can automatically transfer up to 64 college credits to Pittsburg State. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with a major in technology and a selected emphasis by completing an additional minimum of 60 hours from PSU. The degree program content is based on previous academic and technical preparation.
Like two-year technical programs, this bachelor degree gives students complete, hands-on training for a real-world job. Students learn engineering technology, theory, logic, leadership, and business skills to broaden their knowledge, and to better prepare them for management opportunities. Coursework is both specialized and comprehensive. Emphasis areas are similar to the programs completed in the associate degrees. Technical emphases areas through the Engineering Technology department are Electronics Emphasis, Manufacturing Emphasis, Mechanical Emphasis, and Plastics Emphasis.
The technology minors in the Department of Engineering Technology require a minimum of 21 semester hours in a technical area. Minors are available in the following technical areas: electronics technology, manufacturing management, manufacturing technology, mechanical technology, and plastics technology.