Graduate Degree - Mechanical Engineering - Master of Science

Program:
Mechanical Engineering - Master of Science
Program Code:
2401 Mechanical Engineering
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Master of Science
Start Term:
FQ68


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Requirements as represented in Degree Navigator are not available for this program.

College of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Graduate Study
Mechanical Engineering - Master of Science

In addition to meeting the requirements of the university and of the College of Engineering, students must meet the requirements specified below. 

Admission

An applicant should possess a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field. 
The applicant must submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination General Test.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree in  Mechanical Engineering

The student must complete a total of 30 credits for the degree under either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis) and meet the requirements  specified below:

Requirements for Both Plan A and Plan B:

The student must:

  1. Complete at least one course in three of the following four areas:
    a.    Dynamical Systems: Mechanical Engineering 852 and 860.
    b.    Fluid Mechanics: Mechanical Engineering 830
    c.    Solid and Structural Mechanics: Materials Science and Mechanics 810 and 815.
    d.    Thermal Sciences: Mechanical Engineering 802 , 812 and 814.
  2. Complete at least 6 additional credits in Mechanical Engineering courses at the 800-900 level, not including Mechanical Engineering 898 or 899.

Additional Requirements for Plan A:

The student must:

  1. Complete at least 20 credits in courses at the 800–900 level including at least 6, but not more than 8, credits in Mechanical Engineering 899.
  2. Submit a brief thesis proposal for approval by the student's academic advisor early in the student's program of study.

Additional Requirements for Plan B:

The student must complete at least 22 credits in courses at the 800–900 level.