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:
- Adapt and grow in both technical and professional excellence throughout their career; exhibiting continuous learning and advancement.
- Earn increasing levels of leadership and technical responsibility in the workplace; exhibiting the highest standards of ethical and professional integrity.
- 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
- 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
3. 2 hours programming required
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-4123 - Machine Dynamics
- MECH-4513 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials
- MECH-4523 - Finite Element Analysis
- MECH-4533 - Vibration Theory and Application
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.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Wayne Whaley