2023-24 University Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2024  
2023-24 University Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, BS


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Degree Requirements

In the curriculum listings appear several courses titled “MECH Elective.” MECH electives allow the student to select and pursue specific career objectives within the mechanical engineering field. MECH electives are upper-division MECH courses, not specifically required for graduation.

Students from other institutions should refer to the sections of this catalog titled “Transfer Students” and “Admission to Baccalaureate Programs.”

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering requires 180 credit hours as prescribed in the following curriculum outline.

Curriculum


Required courses and recommended terms during which they should be taken:

Freshman Year


Fall


Winter


Spring


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall


Spring


Senior Year


Fall


Winter


Spring


Total for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering: 180 Credit Hours


a Along with HUM 125 , PHIL 331 , and an Economics course, another 3 credits of Humanities courses and 9 credits of Social Science courses. Furthermore, activity or performance-based Humanities courses are not accepted

b MATH 111Z  and MATH 112Z  should be taken if needed to adequately prepare for MATH 251 . Any credits earned from these courses do not apply to the degree program. Consult with an academic advisor for further guidance

Select either MATH 361  or MATH 465  

d Consult with an academic advisor or program director regarding available and appropriate MECH elective courses. MFG and MET electives are not acceptable.

e Select either MECH 417  or MECH 418 , depending upon which course is currently offered

f MECH 221 MECH 222 MECH 223  may be alternatively taken (as an entire sequence) to satisfy the ENGR 211  and ENGR 213  requirements

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