B.S.M.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering



94 hours, no minor required

OC offers the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone, (410) 347-7700.

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering program will:

  1. Adapt and grow in both technical and professional excellence throughout their career; exhibiting continuous learning and advancement.
  2. Earn increasing levels of leadership and technical responsibility in the workplace; exhibiting the highest standards of ethical and professional integrity.
  3. Embody the Christian worldview and pursue balanced lives of scholarship, leadership and service.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours. 

1. 21 hours mathematics 

2. 11 hours science 

3. 2 hours programming required 


4. 21 hours engineering science 

5. 33 hours mechanical engineering 

6. 6 hours technical electives chosen from 

Note: Certain upper-division electrical engineering courses may be substituted for the MECH electives with the permission of the instructor and the student’s advisor.