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

Overview

OC offers the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, also known as a BSME degree. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

An OC graduate in the Bachelor of Science 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.

94 hours, no minor required

See Degree Plan

1. 21 hours mathematics 

  • ENGR-1113 - Engineering Mathematics
  • MATH-2114 - Calculus I With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2214 - Calculus II With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2314 - Calculus III
  • MATH-3013 - Differential Equations
  • ENGR-3023 - Engineering Probability and Statistics

2. 11 hours science 

  • ENGR-2323 - Foundation of Engineering Chemistry
  • PHYS-2514 - Physics I
  • PHYS-2614 - Physics II

3. 2 hours programming required 

  • ENGR-1132 - Procedural Programming

or 

  • CMSC-1113 - Programming I

4. 21 hours engineering science 

  • ENGR-1252 - Introduction to Solid Modeling
  • ENGR-2313 - Statics
  • ENGR-2433 - Thermodynamics I
  • ENGR-2523 - Dynamics
  • ENGR-2533 - Strength of Material
  • ENGR-2623 - Mechanical Engineering Instrumentation
  • ENGR-3213 - Engineering Economics
  • ENGR-3311 - Experimental Mechanics

5. 33 hours mechanical engineering 

  • MECH-3403 - Engineering Materials
  • MECH-3443 - Fluid Mechanics
  • MECH-3453 - Thermodynamics II
  • MECH-3613 - Manufacturing Processes
  • MECH-3813 - Mechatronics
  • MECH-4133 - Dynamic Systems and Controls
  • MECH-4213 - Machine Design
  • MECH-4243 - Heat Transfer
  • MECH-4311 - Thermal-Fluids Lab
  • MECH-4732 - Systems Design I
  • MECH-4743 - Systems Design II
  • MECH-4753 - Systems Design III

6. 6 hours technical electives chosen from 

  • MECH-4113 - Mechanical Applications of Partial Differential Equations
  • MECH-4123 - Machine Dynamics
  • MECH-4513 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • MECH-4523 - Finite Element Analysis
  • MECH-4533 - Vibration Theory and Application
  • MECH-4623 - Advanced Engineering Materials

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.

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