Lake Superior State University

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Program Description

The manufacturing engineering technology associate’s degree program prepares you to work with traditional and modern manufacturing equipment and methods in today’s high-tech manufacturing environment. Graduates will have theoretical and practical knowledge in traditional manufacturing processes such as turning, milling, foundry and welding along with newer technologies such as robotics, CAD (computer-aided drafting), and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing).

Throughout the program, students acquire cross-disciplinary skills in manufacturing, computer applications, electronics and mechanical technology that are in high demand in industry.

Degree Requirements

Departmental Requirements (52 Credits)

Engineering and Engineering Technology Courses (35 credits)

  • EGEE125 Digital Fundamentals 4
  • EGNR101 Introduction to Engineering 2
  • EGNR265 “C” Programming 3
  • EGET110 Applied Electricity 4
  • EGET175 Applied Electronics 4
  • EGME110 Manufacturing Processes I 3
  • EGME141 Solid Modeling 3
  • EGME240 Assembly Modeling and GD&T 3
  • EGMT225 Statics and Strength of Materials 4
  • Technical Elective 2
  • Electives 3

Mathematics and Science Courses (17 credits)

Electives** (3 credits)

Technical Electives:

  • EGEE250 Microcontroller Fundamentals 4
  • EGME310 Vehicle Development and Testing 2
  • EGNR250 Cooperative Educaction 2
  • EGRS215 Introduction to Robotics 2

*The math, chemistry and physics courses satisfy the general education and departmental requirements.

**A social science course is recommended for those students intending to continue for the B.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.

General Education:  All LSSU Associate’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU general education core requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students).

A minimum of 64 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.