Jun 23, 2021  
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 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(s): 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.

Freshman Year


Electives


BIOL SCI (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor. Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

Total: 29 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


General Science Lab (1 Credit)


Choose in consultation with advisor. Must be chosen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering approved list of electives.

LIT (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Total: 35 Credits


Junior Year


Senior Year


Electives


ARTS (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

HIST (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

TECH (9 Credits)


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

Total: 31 Credits


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