Mechanical Engineering Technology (minor)

The minor in mechanical engineering technology is open to undergraduate students (except mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology majors) who have completed at least one three-credit course in calculus.

This minor is particularly helpful if you are preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering examinations.


Subjects covered in this minor include Thermodynamics, Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermal Applications. Required courses: MET 300, MET 310, MET 330, and MET 350.

Plan ahead with this minor's Long Range Schedule (PDF).

Learning Environment

Courses are offered in these technologies:

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.

Admission Information

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. You will need to be accepted into ODU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student.

All ODU undergraduate distance learning programs are degree completion / transfer programs.

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $285
Students living outside of Virginia $285
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $807

Rates are effective Summer 2013 and subject to change. Please visit the Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

* For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please visit the University Registrar.