Mechanical Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). All technology students take a common core of courses during the first semester along with an introductory course in their chosen degree program. After the first semester, it is possible to transfer from one technology degree program to another without loss of credit. For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • ESC 105 Engineering Graphics
  • MET 101 Material Science
  • MET 104 Manufacturing Processes
  • MET 106 Engineering Drawing II
  • MET 115 Technology Freshman Seminar
  • MET 205 Engineering Drawing II
  • MET 216 Statics and Strength of Materials
  • MET 217 Dynamics and Strength of Materials
  • MET 220 Machine Design I
  • MET 221 Machine Design II
  • MET 255 Mechanical Technology Capstone Project
  • TECH 122 Electronic Theory

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • PHY 118 College Physics I and PHY 119 College Physics II OR PHY 151 University Physics I and PHY 152 University Physics II
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Social Science
  • 1 credit Health/Physical Education (HPE) Elective

Choose two (2) courses (based on level of math competency) from the following:

  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I
  • MAT 152 Pre-Calculus (Survey of Functions II)
  • MAT 271 Calculus I
  • MAT 272 Calculus II

Approved Electives

Choose three (3) credits from the following:

  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I
  • MAT 122 Introductory Statistics II
  • MAT 200 Statistics
  • MAT 271 Calculus I
  • MAT 272 Calculus II
  • MET 230 Jig & Fixture Design
  • MET 232 Optical Mounting Design
  • MET 234 Principles of Renewable Energy
  • MET 250 Technology Co-op

SUNY General Education Electives

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Career Opportunities

In FLCC's Mechanical Technology degree program, you'll prepare for a variety of career opportunities in the field of engineering.

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Jack Riley

Jack Riley

The lead instructor and advisor of the Mechanical Technology program is Jack Riley. Jack brings a wealth of mechanical design experience in commercial, consumer, and government product design to the classroom.