Engineering Technology Pathway: Mechanical/Electrical Associate in Science (Associate in Science, 2020-2021)

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Science

Program Description


The Engineering Pathway: Mechanical/Electrical program addresses the science, mathematics, general education, and specialized technology courses required by the Bachelor Degree of Engineering Technology at Wayne State University (WSU). It is designed to help students with a background in technology take additional required courses before transferring to WSU. Upon successful completion of this pathway program, students can transfer to Wayne State University to complete their final year in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the introductory concepts of college physical sciences (chemistry and physics).
  2. Demonstrate the ability to work in a team to solve introductory technology and math problems.
  3. Define the roles of mechanical/electrical engineering technologists and decide his/her pathway.
Career Opportunities

After completion of this program and transfer to and completion of the 4-year institution Bachelor of Science degree, students can specialize in fields such as Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements and Eligibility

In order to be admitted to this program, students are required to have successfully completed at least 15.0 credits in ACT, AUTO, CIMMT, CIMTA, CIMWD, CIS, DRAF, ELEC, ENGR, ENT, MFMT, MTT, PEFT, PLMB, REEN, TADV, TAEL, TAFD, TAFP, TAGD, TAIM, TAMA, TAMJ, TAMU TAMT, TAPI, TAPP, TAPT, or TASM. Approval by a counselor, an advisor, a student success navigator, or a faculty chair is required.

General Education

Category 4: Social Sciences
Complete any two, from different disciplines.
Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
Complete any one, from a different discipline (other than PHIL).
Credit Hours

See General Education Requirements for details.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Computer Technology: Complete any one
Credit Hours

Program Requirements

Required Support Courses
Course name Credit Hours
ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing 3.00
ENG-135: Business and Technical Writing and Research 3.00
PHIL-139: Ethics 3.00
Credit Hours: 15

Students will complete either the Electrical Engineering Technology or the Mechanical Engineering Technology courses depending on their pathway.

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.