Manufacturing Engineering Technology Requirements | GCTC

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Requirements

A minimum of 14 credit hours must be taken from the approved technical elective list. Courses may be substituted with the approval of the program coordinator. A Gateway2NKU pathway for a bachelor's degree is available, which is more specific in terms of technical electives and general education courses. 

Courses

  • BAS 160 Introduction to Business (pre-req for BAS 289) * 
  • BAS 289 Operations Management (or MFG 256 Production Management)
  • Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam) 
  • ELT 103 Introduction to Engineering
  • ELT 110 Circuits I (pre-req for MFG 135) * 
  • ELT 201 Statics and Strength of Materials * 
  • ENG 101 Writing I 
  • FPX 100 Fluid Power
  • FPX 101 Fluid Power Lab
  • Heritage or Humanities General Education course 
  • MAT 161 Statistics & Algebra (pre-req for STA 251, MAT 155 & ELT 201)*
  • MAT 171 Precalculus  (pre-req for ELT 201) *
  • MFG 135 Fundamentals of Mechatronics * 
  • MFG 175 Lean Manufacturing (or COE 199 Cooperative Education for 1 credit hour) 
  • MFG 295 Capstone
  • Natural Science General Education course (PHY 201/202 College Physics I for transfer) 
  • PSY 110 General Psychology or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 
  • QMS 101 Introduction to Quality Systems 
  • STA 251 Applied Statistics (rec. before QMS 101) * 
  • Technical Elective course(s) (10 credit hours) 
  • Technical Elective course(s) (rec. EET 281 Special Problems I)
  • Technical Elective course(s) (rec. IMT 1384 Problem Solving) 

Notes

  • * Critical path - missing these courses during the semester indicated may delay your program completion. 
  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 6/8/22

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • IET 200 General Tools 
  • IMT 1384 Problem Solving 
  • ISX 1001 Safety & Universal Precaution 
  • MFG 175 Lean Operations 
  • WPP 2001 Soft Skills 

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses 

  • BRX 120 Basic Blueprint Reading 
  • or ELT 103 Introduction to Engineering
  • CMM 118 Metrology/Control Charts 
  • QMS 101 Introduction to Quality Systems  

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 7/26/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • ELT 110 Circuits I (pre-req for MFG 135) 
  • MFG 135 Fundamentals of Mechatronics 

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/20

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • EET 270 Electrical Motor Controls I 
  • EET 271 Electrical Motor Controls I Lab
  • EET 276 Programmable Logic Controllers
  • EET 277 Programmable Logic Controllers Lab
  • ELT 110 Circuits I 
  • FPX 100 Fluid Power 
  • FPX 101 Fluid Power Lab

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 7/26/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • BAS 160 Introduction to Business
  • BAS 287 Supervisory Management
  • or BAS 288 Personal/Organizational Leadership
  • or QMS101 Introduction to Quality Systems
  • BAS 289 Operations Management
  • COM 181 Basic Public Speaking
  • or COM 252 Introduction in Interpersonal Communication

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

Updated 5/26/22

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • CMM 118 Metrology/ Control Charts
  • COM 181 Basic Public Speaking
    or COM 252 Introduction in Interpersonal Communication
  • ELT 103 Introduction to Engineering
  • MAT 161 Statistics and Algebra
  • or MAT 171 Precalculus
  • QMS101 Introduction to Quality Systems
  • STA 251 Applied Statistics

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.


Updated 5/26/22

S.M.A.R.T. Plan