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  Jul 14, 2024
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) [Archived Catalog]

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E.

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Learning Outcomes Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Curriculum College of Engineering and Computing 

Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Mechanical Enginieering, B.S.E. program will be able to…

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs with realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
  • identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • recognize of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  • demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • demonstrate knowledge of chemistry and calculus-based physics.
  • apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations.
  • apply statistics and linear algebra.
  • work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of such systems.
  • understand professional and ethical responsibility.
  • function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • communicate effectively.
  • demonstrate a broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and social context.


See College of Engineering and Computing  for entrance requirements, progression requirements, and special academic opportunities.

Degree Requirements (126 Hours)

Major Requirements (92 Hours)

Freshman Elective (3 Hours)

Ethics Elective (3 Hours)

History Elective (3 Hours)

Fine Arts Elective (3 Hours)

Arts and Sciences (Curriculum I) Elective (3 Hours)

Math and Science

Engineering Topics

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