Accreditation

The bachelor’s degree program in Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology has been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

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Mission and Vision Statement

The mission and vision of the Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at Texas A&M University is to:

1. Provide a high-quality, application-oriented education producing professionals who can effectively contribute to leadership, the advancement of manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology, and improved performance of industrial endeavors

2. Conduct applied research and develop new multidisciplinary technology that mutually benefits the university and its industrial, governmental, and academic collaborators

3. Provide service and leadership in the promotion and advancement of the university and the profession

4. Maintain a nationally recognized program through excellence in hands-on education, applied research, and service 

Program Educational Objectives

The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology program prepares students who during the first few years after graduation can:

  • Demonstrate manufacturing and mechanical technical knowledge, problem solving skills, and implementation skills for careers in design, installation, operations, technical sales, or service functions in industry.
  • Demonstrate increasing level of leadership and responsibility.
  • Exhibit both immediate and sustainable productivity in a dynamic work environment.

Student Outcomes

At the time of graduation, a Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology student has:

  • An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of manufacturing and mechanical systems and processes.
  • An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
  • An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • An ability to apply creativity in the design of manufacturing and mechanical systems, components or processes.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams.
  • An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • An ability to engage in and recognize the need for lifelong learning.
  • An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • A respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  • An ability to apply the technologies of engineering materials, manufacturing processes, automation, production operations, quality, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid power or fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and either electrical power or electronics, and statistics to the solution of manufacturing and mechanical problems.
  • An ability to apply with added technical depth: manufacturing processes, mechanical design, automation and controls, and production operations.
  • An ability to apply physics having an emphasis in applied mechanics, plus added technical topics in physics and chemistry principles related to manufacturing and mechanical systems and processes.
  • An ability to successfully complete a comprehensive design project related to mechanical or manufacturing fields.

Bachelor of Science Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic YearFall Semester Undergraduate EnrollmentBachelor Degrees Awarded
2016-17 376 NA
2015-16 368 92
2014-15 349 76
2013-14 350 65
2012-13 332 62

Enrollment data for 2014 and after do not include freshmen. The data for 2013 and before included freshmen.