Academic Catalog and Handbook
Students may opt for either the traditional Thesis/Project pathway or the Accelerated Pathway - Mechanical Engineering .
See description and rules for accelerated pathways .
Degree Program Quantitative Core (6)
Culminating Experience - Options (3 to 6)
Students choose from the following, depending on degree program track and/or pathway:
The following plan of study should be followed by all students who have chosen the mechanical engineering track, except for those who are pursuing the accelerated pathway.
Students pursuing a Thesis, take Thesis 1 plus two courses.
Students pursuing a Project take three courses as approved by advisor or Department chair.
Project in this semester is for those taking an internship. Project students would repeat course in spring for their degree culminating activity.
Thesis students take Thesis 2.
Project students consult with advisor or Department Chair. Most Project students will enroll in Project only for 3 credits. Those who switch from Thesis to Project will need to take Project plus an elective.