Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Program Objectives

This program is offered on the Main Campus. The curriculum in Engineering Technology provides a broad base of technological skills extending across the traditional fields of engineering technology with a concentration designed by the student and program coordinator to meet personal and career objectives. A plan of study can be developed with a focused track such as construction, energy, general engineering, or computer.

The Engineering Technology Program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All new students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses for a total of at least six credits. The writing-intensive course credits are counted as part of the major; they are not General Education (GenEd) or elective credits. The writing-intensive courses must be completed at Temple University and students may not transfer in credits to satisfy this requirement. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are: 

ENG 2696Technical Writing3
ENGT 4196Capstone Project3

College and Major Requirements

Foundation Science & Math Courses in Engineering Technology
MATH 1022Precalculus4
MATH 1031Differential and Integral Calculus4
STAT 2103Statistical Business Analytics4
or STAT 2903 Honors Statistical Business Analytics
PHYS 1021Introduction to General Physics I4
PHYS 1022Introduction to General Physics II4
CHEM 1031General Chemistry I3
or CHEM 1951 Honors General Chemical Science I
CHEM 1033General Chemistry Laboratory I1
or CHEM 1953 Honors Chemical Science Laboratory I
Required General Education Courses
Select one of the following:4
Analytical Reading and Writing
Analytical Reading and Writing: ESL
Honors Literature/Reading/Writing
IH 0851Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I3
or IH 0951 Honors Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I
IH 0852Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II3
or IH 0952 Honors Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II
GenEd 08xx or 09xx (U.S. Society)3
GenEd 08xx or 09xx (Global/World Society)3
GenEd 08xx or 09xx (Human Behavior)3
GenEd 08xx or 09xx (Arts)3
GenEd 08xx or 09xx (Race and Diversity)3
Required Economics, Technical Writing, and Communication Courses for Engineering Technology
ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
or ECON 1901 Honors Macroeconomic Principles
or ECON 1102 Microeconomic Principles
or ECON 1902 Honors Microeconomic Principles
ENG 2696Technical Writing3
STRC 1111Public Speaking3
or STRC 1911 Honors Public Speaking
Innovation & Business Elective
Select two courses from the following list:6
Financial Accounting
Honors Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Honors Managerial Accounting
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Honors Microeconomic Principles
Honors Macroeconomic Principles
Entrepreneurial Engineering
Leadership and Organizational Management
Honors Leadership and Organizational Management
Marketing Management
Honors Marketing Management
Introduction to Risk Management
Honors Introduction to Risk Management
Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
Entrepreneurial and Innovative Thinking
Lean Startup: Fast & Frugal Approaches to High-Impact New Ventures, Product Invention, & Innovation
Incubator Internship: Contribute, Connect and Learn as a Part of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
New Venture Internship: Learning to be a High-Value Employee, Manager, or Founder
Required Engineering Courses for Engineering Technology
EET 2104Introduction to Electrical Circuits4
ENGR 1101Introduction to Engineering & Engineering Technology3
or ENGR 1901 Honors Introduction to Engineering
ENGR 1117Engineering Graphics2
ENGR 3001Engineering Economics3
ENGT 2521Applied Fluid Mechanics3
or ENGT 3532 Thermodynamics
ENGT 2322Applied Strength of Materials3
ENGT 2331Applied Engineering Statics3
ENGT 3201Applied Materials Technology3
ENGT 4119Professional Seminar1
ENGT 4196Capstone Project3
Select one of the following Approved Science Electives:4
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
Honors General Chemical Science II
and Honors Chemical Science Laboratory II
Physical Geography
Technical Electives (must include 3 labs)24
Free Electives4
Total Credit Hours124

Suggested Academic Plan

Please note that this is a suggested academic plan. Depending on your situation, your academic plan may look different.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
MATH 1022Precalculus4
CHEM 1031 or 1951General Chemistry I3
CHEM 1033 or 1953General Chemistry Laboratory I1
ENGR 1101 or 1901Introduction to Engineering Engineering Technology3
ENG 0802, 0812, or 0902Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]4
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
MATH 1031Differential and Integral Calculus4
ENGR 1117Engineering Graphics2
IH 0851 or 0951Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I [GY]3
GenEd Breadth Course3
Approved Free Elective3
 Term Credit Hours15
Year 2
Fall
Innovation & Business Elective3
PHYS 1021Introduction to General Physics I4
STRC 1111 or 1911Public Speaking3
IH 0852 or 0952Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II [GZ]3
GenEd Breadth Course 3
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
PHYS 1022Introduction to General Physics II4
ENGT 2331Applied Engineering Statics3
Approved Technical Elective3
Select one of the following:3
Macroeconomic Principles 
Honors Macroeconomic Principles 
Microeconomic Principles 
Honors Microeconomic Principles 
Select one of the following Approved Science Electives:4
General Chemistry II 
Honors General Chemical Science II 
Physical Geography 
 Term Credit Hours17
Year 3
Fall
Innovation & Business Elective3
ENGT 2322Applied Strength of Materials3
STAT 2103 or 2903Statistical Business Analytics4
Approved Technical Elective3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGT 3201Applied Materials Technology3
Select one of the following:3
Applied Fluid Mechanics 
Thermodynamics 
ENGT 4119Professional Seminar1
Approved Technical Elective3
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 4
Fall
EET 2104Introduction to Electrical Circuits4
ENG 2696Technical Writing [WI]3
Approved Lab Elective1
Approved Lab Elective1
Approved Technical Elective3
ENGR 3001Engineering Economics3
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
ENGT 4196Capstone Project [WI]3
Approved Technical Elective3
Approved Technical Elective3
Approved Technical Elective3
Approved Lab Elective1
Free Elective 1
 Term Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours: 124

Approved Technical Electives

CEE 1105Surveying2
CEE 2011Civil Engineering Materials2
CIS 1053Programming in Matlab4
CIS 1057Computer Programming in C4
CIS 1066Mathematics Concepts for Computers4
CIS 1068Program Design and Abstraction4
or CIS 1968 Honors Program Design and Abstraction
CIS 1166Mathematical Concepts in Computing I4
or CIS 1966 Honors Mathematical Concepts in Computing I
CIS 2168Data Structures4
CMT 2124Construction Methods and Materials3
CMT 2125Construction Contracts and Specifications3
CMT 2271Building Systems3
CMT 3121Construction Estimating3
CMT 3123Construction Estimating Laboratory1
CMT 3145Structural Analysis3
CMT 3322Construction Planning and Scheduling3
CMT 4336Concrete and Masonry Design3
ECE 3822Software Tools for Engineers3
EET 3276Digital Logic Circuits4
EET 3277Microcomputer Systems4
ENGR 2011Engineering Analysis & Applications3
ENGT 3323Applied Dynamics3
ENGT 3532Thermodynamics3
ENGT 3651Manufacturing Control Systems3
ENGT 3652CAD/CAM/CNC3
ENGT 4278Cardiac Devices3
ENGT 4342Machine Elements3
ENGT 4532Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning3
ENGT 4641Production Tooling3
ENGT 4642Quality Control3
ENGT 4643Fundamentals of Manufacturing3
MEE 2305Measurements & Dynamics Laboratory1
MEE 3305Materials Laboratory1
MEE 3506Fluids and Energy Laboratory1