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CSU Maritime Academy 2015/16-2016/17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Facilities Engineering Technology (FET), BS


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The Facility Engineering Technology (FET) major provides an undergraduate education for industrial engineers employed in large-scale facilities; commercial buildings, power plants and manufacturing facilities. The curriculum provides a foundation in the fundamentals of mechanical and electrical systems engineering, as well as practical training in the operation and maintenance of real-world commercial and industrial facilities. The FET program has the following educational objectives:

  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to analyze, design, and develop systems and processes that support the effective operations of facilities
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to manage and lead technical activities in the facilities and power industries
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to function effectively as leaders on professional teams
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to communicate with effective speaking, writing, and presentation skills, including the ability to put together a compelling argument
  • graduates will demonstrate a respect for professional, ethical, and social issues, and have a commitment to safety, quality and productivity

The FET curriculum includes three practical training experiences: one sea training period aboard the Training Ship GOLDEN BEAR, and two industry co-operative educational opportunities.

Professional Certifications and Memberships


Students completing ET 342 - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning  coursework are eligible to take a written exam for professional certification as EPA Universal Technicians.

Students who achieve a GPA in the upper 25% of their class for three or more consecutive semesters are awarded membership in the Engineering Technology national honor society, TAU ALPHA PI.

In order to further their professional development, students of the Engineering Technology majors are encouraged to become student members of societies associated with facilities and marine engineering professions. Professional societies that sponsor local undergraduate programs and provide career networking opportunities include the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE), International Society of Automation (ISA) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).

Facilities Engineering Technology Major Curriculum


(Subject to Change)

TOTAL UNITS: 154

Writing Proficiency Requirement: All Junior students must demonstrate upper division writing competency as a graduation requirement. This may be fulfilled by passing either the Graduation Writing Exam or EGL 300 Advanced Writing.

Total 17.0


Total 18.0 OR 19.0


Summer Cruise (Freshman Year)


Total 10.0


Total 18.0


Total 18.0 OR 19.0


Summer Co-Op (Sophomore Year)


Total 3.0


Total 18.0


Total 14.0


Summer Co-Op (Junior Year)


Total 3.0


Total 17.0


Total 17.0


Total Units: 154


Writing Proficiency Requirement: All Junior students must demonstrate upper division writing competency as a graduation requirement. This may be fulfilled by passing either the Graduation Writing Exam or EGL 300 Advanced Writing.

1&2 Divisions 1&2 cadets take course
3&4 Divisions 3&4 cadets take course
►   Courses in Major (CGPA = 2.0 is required)

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