The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) provides graduates with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and the knowledge and experience to build successful careers. The Mechanical Engineering BS degree is accredited by ABET, Inc. Although students can also choose an aerospace emphasis, additional class choices can help any student have a well rounded background for entering the job market.
MAE’s Program Educational Objectives:
- Graduates will succeed in entry-level engineering positions with mechanical and aerospace organizations in regional, national, or international industries and with government agencies.
- Graduates will succeed in the pursuit of advanced degrees in engineering or other fields where a solid foundation in mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals is required.
- Graduates will be able to synthesize mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and laboratory and work-based experiences to formulate and solve engineering problems in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.
- Graduates will have proficiency in computer-based engineering, including modern numerical methods, software design and development, and the use of computational tools.
- Graduates will be prepared to communicate and work effectively on team-based engineering projects.
- Graduates will recognize the importance of, and have the skills for, continued independent learning.
Additional information on this degree can be found in the General Catalog.
For admissions information contact the Admissions OfficeToll Free: (800) 488-8108, Local: (435) 797-1079.
For additional information on admissions, transfer credits, or MAE requirements, please review the College of Engineering Advising website. If you need to schedule an appointment with an MAE undergraduate advisor, please call (435) 797-2705.