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2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering, BSME


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Major Requirements (Minimum 126 Cr.)


One course from the following options:


One course from the following options:


Mechanical Engineering Electives: 12 Cr.


Professional Elective: 3 Cr.


Total Required for Graduation: 126 Cr.


Note:


Writing Intensive Course (as indicated by a superscript “w”)

At least one course taken to satisfy the World Languages/Diversity Elective, Humanities, Social Science, and Theology Electives, THEO 200 - The Christian Tradition , or ME 201  must be a Writing Intensive Course. A list of courses approved as a Writing Intensive Course is provided on General Education Requirements .

Writing in the Discipline (as indicated by a superscript “d”)

At least one course must be a Writing in the Discipline course.

Cooperative Education

Courses GE 481 -GE 483  are graded S/U only.

World Language/Diversity Elective

Students will take three credits from either world languages at the 102 level or above or from the diversity list beginning on General Education Requirements .

Humanities, Social Science, Theology Electives

Students will take six credits from the approved list of Humanities courses, Social Sciences courses, or Theology courses. Courses may be from the same area or from different areas. See General Education Requirements  for Humanities and Social Sciences courses.

Mechanical Engineering Electives

Twelve credits must be taken by choosing from the following courses: ME 361 , ME 365 , ME 366 , ME 367 , ME 368 , ME 369 , ME 377 , ME 453 , ME 455 , ME 456 , ME 457 , ME 467 , ME 475 , ME 476 , ME 477 , and BE 200 , BE 320 , BE 340 , BE 369 , BE 468 , and multiple sections of ME 490  or BE 490 . Other courses may be used to satisfy this elective with the approval of the department faculty. Up to six credits may be substituted for students taking an approved second technical major, and three credits may be substituted for students taking an approved technical minor. Only three hours of ME 490  course credits may be applied as an ME elective.

Courses which fulfill mechanical engineering elective requirements are indicated with a superscript “m”: (…)m.

Professional Electives

These courses are selected, in consultation with the advisor, to support the student’s specific career goals. A current listing of approved professional electives is available on College of Engineering Electives . Other choices may be made available by petition to the MEBE Department.

Degree Map


Credits: 126

Year 2022-2023

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Fall Semester 7


Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester 8


  • Humanities, Social Science, or Theo Elective Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Mechanical Engineering Elective Credits: 3
  • Mechanical Engineering Elective Credits: 3
  • World Language or Cultural Diversity Elective Credits: 3
Total Credits: 15

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