Note: Students earning this degree will follow the 31-hour core curriculum for Engineering/Physics BS students.
The Mechanical Engineering degree prepares students for a career in industry, either directly following their undergraduate studies or after additional graduate studies in engineering. The degree encompasses a rigorous course of study with a strong foundation in general engineering and other STEM subjects as well as specialized upper division classes in Mechanical Engineering. Early courses focus on the fundamentals of being a successful engineer such as complex problem solving, critical thinking, and self-driven learning. Upper division courses further the students’ knowledge with in-depth courses covering specialized topics in Mechanical Engineering, and unique electives allow the students to tailor the curriculum to their desired career goals. Due to the versatile nature of studies encompassing areas in fluid mechanics, control systems, and heat transfer, Mechanical Engineers are in high demand in industry, and employment opportunities range from the petrochemical and chemical industry to Aerospace.
Complete all of the following courses.
Complete 6 PHYS/ENGR elective hours. Consult with Academic Advisor for options.