G3 Eligible Program– Qualifying students may have ZERO costs for tuition, fees, and textbooks.
Learn more at www.jtcc.edu/g3.
PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in the field of mechanical engineering technology. Jobs include manufacturing planner, engineering technician, and CAD operators. This degree is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.
CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a major in a career-technical area that takes two years for full-time students to complete.
TRANSFER INFORMATION: Though this program is not designed for transfer, this degree may be transferable to some four-year colleges. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection. More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:
- Successfully work in teams and display professional ethics.
- Design and execute engineering projects.
- Articulate the process of design, as well as changes from the initial design to the final product in written and oral contexts.
- Calculate and convert between US Customary and SI Units, and apply basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry concepts.
- Solve engineering problems using computational tools.