Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


The Mechanical Engineering Program prepares a culturally diverse student population for successful professional careers in mechanical engineering at the local, regional and global levels. The Program is designed to ensure excellence in multiple technical areas within the broad field of mechanical engineering, while emphasizing the role of general education, ethical and social responsibility, and life-long learning in the personal and professional growth of future mechanical engineers.

Program Goals

In support of its mission, the Mechanical Engineering Program strives to produce graduates who will

  • Pursue successful careers in mechanical engineering or related disciplines.
  • Engage in further learning through graduate studies and professional licensure.
  • Benefit society through professional contributions and ethical practices.
  • Succeed in multicultural environments as engineers, designers, consultants, and innovators.
  • Promote the profession by providing opportunities for training and development.


Program Learning Outcomes
Mechanical Engineering graduates will be able to
  • Apply knowledge of math, multivariate calculus, physics, and engineering sciences.
  • Perform lab tests, design experiments, and analyze and interpret relevant data.
  • Use the modern techniques and software tools necessary for mechanical engineering practice.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve problems in mechanical, thermal, and control systems.
  • Design components, systems, and processes within realistic technical and non-technical constraints.
  • Communicate technical information effectively in written, oral, and graphical formats.
  • Work in multicultural intra-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary teams.
  • Explain the role of ethical and professional responsibility in mechanical engineering practice.
  • Discuss the global impact of mechanical engineering solutions on the economy, environment, and society.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with modern trends and current issues in mechanical engineering.
  • Engage in lifelong learning through research and educational experiences outside the classroom.