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Graduate Programs

Mechanical Engineering Curriculum

Degree Requirements - Mechanical Engineering

Students are required to take a minimum of 30 graduate credits of course work and complete a written and oral comprehensive examination.  All students must take at least three core courses and a minimum of 12 credits at the 6000 (graduate only) level.

30 to 32 graduate credits of which:

  • 12 credits of Core Courses
  • 20 credits of electives
  • A minimum of 12 credits must be at the graduate-only level (6000 level)
  • Maximum of two courses (6 to 8 credits) may be transferred from outside the College. 

Core Courses
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

Minimum two additional courses from the following (or from the above additional core courses listed above that are not chosen to fulfill the core requirement):

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 Development
GEN 6001 Finite Elements

 See also - Specialization in Engineering Management