Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose 3 credits in BIOL from the General Education Core  list of Natural Science courses. Student may not choose ENVS 150 .

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 from the General Education Core  list of English Literature courses in consultation with advisor.

Total: 36 Credits


Junior Year


Elective


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral Sciences courses in consultation with advisor. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

Total: 34 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of History courses in consultation with advisor.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral Sciences courses in consultation with advisor. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

Technical (6 Credits)


Choose 400 level in consultation with academic advisor.

Design (3 Credits)


Choose 400 level in consultation with academic advisor.

Total: 28 Credits


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