The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering provides a foundation for professional engineering careers in private industry and government, such as manufacturing, transportation, energy, food, biomedical and others. The program provides opportunities for students to be involved with the design, research, development, manufacture, testing, distribution, support, maintenance and recycling of devices and products. Automobiles, airplanes, home appliances, robots, rockets, space capsules, printers and computer hardware are some of the various products that have been customarily designed and developed by mechanical engineers. The program’s curriculum prepares students to firmly understand the science, mathematics and engineering needed to carry out these complex tasks, which are so important to a modern technological society.
In addition to the requirements for the major, students must meet all other university requirements for a bachelor’s degree. Please consult the Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree section in this catalog for complete information.