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Engineering Technology

Department

Name:

Engineering Technology

Location:

CS 632

Telephone:

801-863-5571

Email:

engtech@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/et

Chair:

David Adams

 
 

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Engineering Technology Department is to prepare graduates to work in high demand, very technical, vastly diverse, automated industries that provide products and services to keep our state and national economy running. The Pre-Engineering graduates are prepared to go into upper level engineering fields. The Mechatronics graduates are focused on designing the newest machines and automated systems needed by industry. The Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology graduates keep industry running by fixing, adapting, programming, and maintaining the automated machines and systems used in industry. The hands on/class room/lab learning approach used in the Engineering Technology Department is the best skill learning approach in higher education.

 
 

Electrical Automation & Robotics Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Dave Adams
  • Telephone: 801-863-6052
  • Email: adamsda@uvu.edu
  • Administrative Contact: Christine Peterson
  • Telephone: 801-836-5571
  • Email: christinep@uvu.edu
  • Mailstop: 151
  • Advisor: Chelsey Chalk
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email: CChalk@uvu.edu

 

Advisory Committee:

Jeff Duncan, Anadarko Petroleum Corp; Nasir Khan, BD Medical; Steve Heaps, Codale Electric Supply, Inc; Shawn Beck, Dannon; Samuel Duncan, IM Flash Technologies; Kent Angell, Nestle;; Ryan Park, Precision Automated Technology; Don Root, Precision Systems Engineering; Scott Seals, RioTinto; Bob Bruce, Syscon Automation Group, Inc; Shane Williams, US Synthetic.

Programs

Four options are available: Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS), Associate in Science Degree (AS) in Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology, Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering Technology, or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Technology Management.

 
 

Mechatronics Engineering Technology

  • Program Coordinator:
  • David Dunlop
  • Telephone: 801-863-8111
  • Email: DDunlop@uvu.edu
  • Administrative Contact:
  • Christine Peterson
  • Telephone: 801-863-5571
  • Email: christinep@uvu.edu
  • Mailstop: 151
  • Advisor:
  • Chelsey Chalk (Last name begins A-L)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email: CChalk@uvu.edu
  • Advisor:
  • Amy Ostler (Last name begins M-Z)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email: ostleram@uvu.edu 


Advisory Committee:

Michael Quayle, Autoliv; Todd Russell, IM Flash; Don Root, Precision Systems Engineering

Programs

Two options are available: Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS), and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Laptop Requirement

Laptop will be required for all MECH courses. Please see Mechatronics advisor for details.

 
 

Pre-Engineering

  • Program Coordinator:
  • Masood Amin
  • Telephone: 801-863-8805
  • Email: aminma@uvu.edu
  • Administrative Contact:
  • Christine Peterson
  • Telephone: 801-863-5571
  • Email: christinep@uvu.edu
  • Mailstop: 151
  • Advisor:
  • Monica Ferreyra (for students with last name beginning A - M)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email:  monicaf@uvu.edu
  • Advisor:
  • Chelsey Chalk (Last name beginning N - Z)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email: CChalk@uvu.edu

Programs

Students can choose from two degree plans. The Associate in Pre-Engineering (APE) degree and Associate of Science (AS) in Pre-Engineering degree. The APE degreeis comprised of math, science, and engineering courses- normally taken by first and second year students in a four-year program, along with a small number of general education courses. In this program students can choose one of three emphases in engineering, Biological and Chemical, Civil and Mechanical, Computer and Electrical. For the AS degree students  can take appropriate general education courses and carefully choose elective courses related to the engineering discipline they are going to pursue. This option normally takes longer, unless the student has advanced placement or concurrent enrollment from high school; however, it has the added benefit of possible waiving of general education requirements at the student’s follow-on school.

 
 

Mechanical Engineering

  • Program Coordinator:
  • Sean Tolman
  • Telephone: 801-863-5417
  • Email: stolman@uvu.edu
  • Administrative Contact:
  • Christine Peterson
  • Telephone: 801-863-5571
  • Email: christinep@uvu.edu
  • Mailstop: 151
  • Advisor:
  • Monica Ferreyra (for students with last name beginning A - M)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email:  monicaf@uvu.edu
  • Advisor:
  • Chelsey Chalk (Last name beginning N - Z)
  • Telephone: 801-863-8648
  • Email: CChalk@uvu.edu

Programs

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering Program is an engaging and challenging major that prepares students for exciting careers and graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering.  Students begin their study by completing a series of foundation courses in math, science, writing and engineering.  After successful completion of these foundation courses, students will apply and be accepted into the Mechanical Engineering Program before enrolling in upper division (3000 level or higher) major courses.

 
 

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