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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
Mechanical engineering is an essential part of most industries and modern technologies, and includes the analysis, design and development of machines and structures that involve motion. Mechanical engineers are employed in areas such as the design and control of machinery; the development of means of transportation including automobiles, aircraft, space and marine vehicles, and railroads; computer-aided design and manufacture of products, consumer goods, devices and industrial equipment; medical technology utilizing mechanical and electromechanical devices; the generation of energy from fossil and nuclear fuels; and the utilization, storage and distribution of alternative energy sources. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of mechanical engineers Qualified graduates will pursue advanced study if they so desire Graduates will assume/undertake leadership roles in their communities and/or professions. STUDENT OUTCOMES Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program will have: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility An ability to communicate effectively The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning A knowledge of contemporary issues An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice