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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.M.E.


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CIP Code: CODE: 4680 (141901-01)
Total Credit Hours: 129
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Career Opportunities: Transportation industry, utilities, equipment design, computer-aided design and manufacturing fields, oil services
NOTE: A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses that are used toward the degree. Students have only three attempts to achieve a satisfactory grade in a required course.

Students with Math ACT sub-score of 28 or above, and with at least 8 weeks of trigonometry in high school may register for MATH 270 - Calculus I  upon entry. Students with Math ACT sub-score between 26-27 may take the advanced placement test given by the Math Department or MATH 143 - Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry . Those who do not meet these qualifications and have an ACT sub-score in Math of at least 23 must take MATH 109 - Pre-Calculus Algebra   and MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus Trigonometry and Function Theory . Students requiring pre-calculus courses are advised to complete these courses in the summer semester prior to the freshman year.

General Education Core Curriculum, Mechanical Engineering


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

Biology (3 Credits)


Choose from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

Total: 32 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


General Science Lab (1 Credit)


Choose from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Total: 36 Credits


Junior Year


Elective


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Total: 34 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


History (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Technical (9 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor. At least one of the technical electives must be a mechanical engineering design course.

Total: 28 Credits


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