Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Program Description)

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree program is designed to provide a synergetic foundation in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering through broad educational experiences. The program offers concentrations in Aerospace, Energy, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing, and Operations Research, Simulation, and Advanced Topics. The program seeks to inculcate an understanding of the fundamental principles of science and engineering by providing students with hands-on learning experiences and applied research opportunities.

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

Program Educational Objectives

Mechanical engineering graduates will to attain the following within 3-5 year of graduation.

  1. Apply the fundamental concepts of math, science, technology, and mechanical engineering to solve real life problems of societal, global, environmental, and economic consequence.

  2. Achieve professional success cultivating collaboration with multidisciplinary teams and constituencies through their technical knowledge, communication abilities, and leadership skills.

  3. Demonstrate on-going career development as adaptive and independent professionals pursuing opportunities in continuing professional education ranging from industry-related training to advanced degrees, with entrepreneurial spirit, and ethical responsibility to self and society.

For program purpose, and learning outcomes see the Department of Mechanical Engineering 

For a example degree plan see the Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Plan of Study) 

**Course offering frequency subject to change**

Program Curriculum: 120 Total Credits

General Education (38)

Click here to view the complete list of General Education  offerings. The State of Florida requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of general education for the baccalaureate degree. The following are required for the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Arts and Humanities (3-9)

A total of 12 credit hours must be completed in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Social Sciences (3-9)

A total of 12 credit hours must be completed in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. 

Three hours must come from a History course.

Concentrations (12)

Students select one concentration for 12 hours of credit.

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.

Materials & Advanced Manufacturing