Bachelor of Science in Technology (B.S.T.) Major in Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology Concentration)

Minimum required: 121-122 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Students entering Texas State with fewer than 16 credit hours completed after high school graduation will be required to take US 1100. All others will be exempt from taking this course. Students may be required to earn an additional elective to reach the 120 minimum total credit hour requirement for the awarding of a degree.
  4. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  5. If two years of the same language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.

 Course Requirements

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
MATH 2471 (Mathematics Component Code 020 [TCCN MATH 2413])4ENGR 23003 
US 11001MATH 2472 (Component Area Option 092 [TCCN MATH 2414])4 
TECH 13633TECH 13933 
CHEM 1335
CHEM 1135 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1409 or 1309 & 1109])
4Communication Component Code 0103 
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3American History Component Code 0603 
 15 16 
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
TECH 13113PHYS 2425 (Component Area Option 092 [TCCN PHYS 2426])4TECH 21901
PHYS 1430 (Component Area Option 030 [TCCN PHYS 2425])4TECH 23103 
CS 1342 or 1428 (TCCN COSC 1437)3-4TECH 23513 
PHIL 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 [TCCN PHIL 2306])13TECH 23443 
Creative Arts Component Code 050 [HUMA 1315]3IE 33203 
 16-17 16 1
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
TECH 3373 or ENGR 33733TECH 33453 
ECO 2301 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 [TCCN ECON 1301])23ENGR 33153 
TECH 33643TECH 33543 
TECH 33443American History Component Code 0603 
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3 
 15 15 
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
TECH 43953TECH 43803 
TECH 43653TECH 43963 
MGT 33033MGT 43303 
TECH 43813TECH 43823 
TECH 4392, 4330, or 3357 (TECH Elective)3  
 15 12 
Total Hours: 121-122

While PHIL 1320 is strongly preferred, the department will allow PHIL 1305 to satisfy this requirement. Other Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 courses will not satisfy this requirement.


While ECO 2301 is strongly preferred, the department will allow other Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 courses to satisfy this requirement.