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The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering combines four-credit foundational courses with electives for a total of 32 credit hours.

Core Courses (12 credits)

  • GEN 5001 Systems Engineering
  • GEN 6002 Numerical Methods
Choose one from the following:
  • GEN 6001 Finite Elements
  • GEN 6004 Project Management
  • GEN 5265 Engineering Management

Electives (20 credits)

A minimum of two electives must be chosen from the courses listed below. Students may take all five electives from this list if they choose. A maximum of three electives can be chosen from the business curriculum of the Girard School of Business. A maximum of two electives may be transferred in.

  • MEN 5010 Advanced Mechanics/FEM
  • MEN 5012 Instrumentation/Robotics
  • MEN 5020 Mechanical Behavior of Polymers
  • MEN 5030 Energy Systems
  • MEN 5040 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • MEN 5050G Manufacturing Processes
  • EEN 5145 Discrete Time Signals and Systems
  • EEN 5175 Digital Architecture
  • EEN 5270 Energy, Generation, Conservation and Technology
  • GEN 6001 Finite Elements
  • GEN 6999 Directed Study (faculty approval required)

PLEASE NOTE - Not all classes are offered every year. Please work with the program director to plan a sequence of courses that best fits your desired graduation timetable. 

See also - Specialization in Engineering Management

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