2020-2021 Official University Academic Catalog 
    Sep 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Official University Academic Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, B.S. (BSME)

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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The BSME degree prepares students for registration as a Professional Engineer and provides the educational background for professional employment or for graduate study. A unique blend of mathematics, sciences, and engineering topics, together with communications, humanities, social sciences, and Biblical studies prepares students for professional engineering positions. Graduates from this program hold professional positions in research, development, design, production, applications engineering, and management in many industries including aerospace, automotive, aviation, robotics and manufacturing, electronics, microelectronics and computers, telecommunications, and information systems.

Technical Elective Course (3 hours)

Approved 3000+ Engineering course 3 Hours

STEM Elective Course (6 Hours)

A STEM elective includes all Technical Electives plus additional 3000+ Math, Science, Business and 2000+ Computer Science.

Total Credit Hours: 128


1 Minimum grade of ‘C’ required
2 Approved 3000+ Math course 3 Hours
3 EEGR 3523 - Mechatronics  may be substituted for Mechanical Vibrations.

Optional Aerospace Engineering Focus

Pick 2 out of the 4 following courses:    

The following courses may count as STEM or Technical Electives 

MEGR 4243 Applied Aerodynamics or the graduate version MEGR5243: Applied Aerodynamics

MEGR4343: Spacecraft Design and Operations or the graduate version MEGR5343: Spacecraft  Design and Operations 

MEGR 4643: Compressible Flow or the graduate version MEGR 5643: Compressible Flow 
The following course may count as a STEM elective 

AERO 3153: Aviation Safety Factors 
A comprehensive view of safety programs in aviation business. Study includes safety program  organizations, accident investigation, accident and incident reporting, and modifying  organizational behavior toward the goal of embracing a culture of safety. Class 3. (Distance  Learning)  
Note: Students will use current BSME Technical Elective and STEM Electives to build this focus.  No additional credit hours will be needed.  This will be fully compatible with the 4+1 BS/MS graduate  program. 




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