A.A.S. Energy Systems Mechanical Engineering Technology

(2.5 Years)

Program Objectives:

  1. Solve technical problems typical of those encountered in the energy systems mechanical engineering technology discipline.
  2. Work and communicate effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
  3. Stay current on industry standards, challenges and innovations.

Student Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate safe work practices in laboratory and industrial environments.

  2. Be aware and familiar with society and government codes, standards, and regulations with their typical format and application.

  3. Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills.

  4. Utilize test equipment to troubleshoot and analyze electrical, electronic, instrumentation, and motor control related circuits.

  5. Analyze systems through the understanding of mechanical principles, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, material science, and equipment design.

  6. Identify the correct pump or valve for a given process condition and apply a comprehensive understanding of pumps and valves to troubleshoot systems.

  7. Interpret and utilize technical documentation.

  8. Demonstrate basic structural welding.

  9. Demonstrate basic computer-aided drafting and design.

10. Demonstrate commissioning practices for equipment setup and alignment.

11. Recognize specific equipment applications for reactive, preventive, predictive, and proactive maintenance.

Students must register concurrently for the lab course associated with each theory course. Students must pass ESET prefix courses with a C- or better.

Program Admissions Requirements

Placement Test Math
SAT 460
ACT 19

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 1 - ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1102 13
Objective 2 3
Objective 3 - MATH 1143, MATH 1147, MATH 1153, MATH 1160 or MATH 1170 13-5
Objective 5 - CHEM 1100 or PHYS 1101 & PHYS 1101L4
Objective 6 3
Total Credits16-18

 “P” courses are equivalent to the original course.

Major Requirements

Choose 2 credits from the following:2
Engineering Technology Orientation
and Introduction to an Industrial Environment Laboratory
Industrial Safety and Regulations
Choose from the following:2-3
Introduction to Industrial Thermal Systems
and Introduction to Industrial Thermal Systems Lab
Thermal Cycles and Heat Transfer
ESET 1118Industrial Maintenance Mechanic I2
ESET 1118LIndustrial Maintenance Mechanic Lab I1
ESET 1119Industrial Maintenance Mechanic II2
ESET 1119LIndustrial Maintenance Mechanic Lab II1
ESET 1121Basic Electricity and Electronics4
ESET 1121LBasic Electricity and Electronics Laboratory3
ESET 1122Electrical Systems and Motor Control Theory3
ESET 1122LElectrical Systems and Motor Control Theory Laboratory1
ESET 1123Mechanical Power Transmission I2
ESET 1123LMechanical Power Transmission Laboratory I2
ESET 1125Introduction to Structural Welding1
ESET 1126Introduction to Mechanical Drafting and Computer Aided Design1
ESET 1127Mechanical Power Transmission II2
ESET 1127LMechanical Power Transmission Laboratory II2
ESET 1140Applied Technical Intermediate Algebra5
ESET 2239Pumps, Valves, and Fluid Flow5
ESET 2239LPumps, Valves, and Fluid Flow Laboratory4
ESET 2242Practical Process Measurements and Control2
ESET 2243Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power2
ESET 2243LHydraulic and Pneumatic Power Laboratory2
ESET 2244Rotating Equipment and Millwright Maintenance4
ESET 2244LRotating Equipment and Millwright Maintenance Laboratory3
ESET 2245Industrial Thermal Systems2
ESET 2245LIndustrial Thermal Systems Lab1
ESET 2246Materials and Metallurgy2
TGE 1159Internship Strategies1
Choose one of the following Objective 1 Courses:3
Writing and Rhetoric I
Writing and Rhetoric II
Choose one of the following Objective 3 Courses:3-5
Precalculus I: Algebra
Statistical Reasoning
Survey of Calculus
Calculus I
Choose one of the following Objective 5 Courses:4
Concepts of Chemistry
Elements of Physics
Total Credits74-77

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education16-18
Major Requirements (General Education Credits not included)64-65
Free Electives 0
Total Credits80-83

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education for College of Technology

Major Academic Plan (MAP)