A.A.S. Energy Systems Mechanical Engineering Technology

(2 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. 

Program Admissions Requirements

Placement Test English Math
SAT 360 500
ACT 14 19
AccuPlacer 232

General Education

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

Objective 1 - ENGL 1101, ENGL 1101P or ENGL 11023
Objective 2 - COMM 11013
Objective 3 - MATH 1143, MATH 1153, MATH 1160 or MATH 11703
Objective 6 3
Any unfilled objective - CHEM 1100 or PHYS 1101 and PHYS 1101L4
Total Credits16

Major Requirements

ESET 0100Engineering Technology Orientation1
ESET 0100LEngineering Technology Orientation Lab1
ESET 0121Basic Electricity and Electronics4
ESET 0121LBasic Electricity and Electronics Laboratory3
ESET 0122Electrical Systems and Motor Control Theory3
ESET 0122LElectrical Systems and Motor Control Theory Laboratory1
ESET 0123Mechanical Power Transmission2
ESET 0123LMechanical Power Transmission Laboratory1
ESET 0125Introduction to Structural Welding1
ESET 0126Introduction to Mechanical Drafting and Computer Aided Design1
ESET 0127Mechanical Power Transmission II2
ESET 0127LMechanical Power Transmission Laboratory II2
ESET 0140Applied Technical Intermediate Algebra5
ESET 0220Thermal Cycles and Heat Transfer2
ESET 0239Pumps, Valves, and Fluid Flow5
ESET 0239LPumps, Valves, and Fluid Flow Laboratory4
ESET 0242Practical Process Measurements and Control2
ESET 0243Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power2
ESET 0243LHydraulic and Pneumatic Power Laboratory2
ESET 0244Rotating Equipment and Millwright Maintenance4
ESET 0244LRotating Equipment and Millwright Maintenance Laboratory3
ESET 0245Fundamentals of Heat Exchangers and Boilers3
ESET 0246Materials and Metallurgy2
TGE 0159Internship Strategies1
Concepts of Chemistry (Fulfills Objective 5)
Elements of Physics
and Elements of Physics Laboratory
College Algebra
Statistical Reasoning
Survey of Calculus
Calculus I
Total Credits64

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education16
Major Requirements (General Education Credits not included)57
Free Electives 0
Total Credits73

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education for College of Technology

Major Academic Plan (MAP)