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, http://www.abet.org.

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.