Undergraduate Majors and Minors

The Department of Mechanical Engineering's curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. The goal of the program is to provide a high-quality education that prepares students for responsible and productive careers and for life-long learning. Consistent with this mission, Mechanical Engineering graduates will acquire:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering 
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyzed 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 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

To see an example of an undergraduate degree flowsheet, click here.