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Graduate Programs

Mechanical Engineering Curriculum

Curriculum and Degree Requirements - Mechanical Engineering

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

and one from the following:
GEN 6001 Finite Elements
GEN 6004 Project Management
GEN 5265 Engineering Management
GEN 6034 Life Cycle Costing

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 5032 Solar and Direct Energy Conservation
MEN 5034 Windpower Systems
MEN 5040 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
EEN 5145 Discrete Time Signals and Systems
EEN 5175 Digital Architecture
EEN 5270 Energy, Generation, Conservation and Technology
GEN 5036 Sustainable Energy: the Engine of Sustainable
GEN 6001 Finite Elements
GEN 6999 Directed Study (faculty approval required)

 See also - Specialization in Engineering Management

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