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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Plan of Study)

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Concentrations include Aerospace, Materials & Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical & Thermal Systems (MTS), Nanotechnology, Operations Research, and Advanced Topics.


**Course offering frequency subject to change**

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Semester 1

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 14

Junior Year

Total Semester Credits: 15

Semester 2

Total Semester Credits: 15

Senior Year

Semester 1

Total Semester Credits: 15

Semester 2

Total Semester Credits: 15


Students select one concentration for 12 hours of credit.

Advanced Topics

Students select any four ME elective courses to create their own concentration in Advanced Topics.

Students may select a combination of 12 hours of credit (4 - 3-credits courses) from any, Mechanical Engineering concentration courses, ME CORE electives (in addition to required 1 ME Core elective) or Advanced Topics electives.

Advanced Mathematics/Science Elective

Any 3XXX-level or above mathematics or basic science course in the catalog for which the pre-requisites have been met.

Free Elective (3)

Students in Mechanical Engineering have one free elective in the program. To fulfill this course requirement, students choose from any other course in the catalog.

Other Mechanical Engineering Elective


Select 1 course. Additional courses in this list count in Advanced Topics.

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The courses below are used to fill in the General Education requirements noted in the above four-year sequence. Students must take 12 credits total from Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences. Credits may be split evenly between the categories, or students may choose to take 9 credits in one category and 3 in the other.

Arts and Humanities

Select 3 to 6 credits from the following courses:

Social Sciences

Select 3 to 6 credits from the following courses. Three credits must come from a History course.

Total Degree Credits: 120