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2014-2015 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: 130
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Career Opportunities: Transportation industry, utilities, equipment design, computer-aided design and manufacturing fields, oil services

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.

Freshman Year


Electives


BIOL SCI (3 Credits)


Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

Total: 30 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


General Science Lab (1 Credit)


Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

LIT (3 Credits)


Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

Total: 35 Credits


Junior Year


Senior Year


Electives


ARTS (3 Credits)


Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

HIST (3 Credits)


Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

TECH (9 Credits)


At least one of the technical electives must be a mechanical engineering design course.

Total: 31 Credits


Note(s)


A grade of "C" or better is required for any course in this curriculum that is a prerequisite for any other course in this curriculum. Students have only three attempts to achieve a satisfactory grade in a required course. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all engineering courses is required for graduation.

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