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. A maximum of 9 credits may be at the 400-level. A maximum of 4 credits may be taken from ME 490 and ME 990 combined.

Requirements for Both Plan A and Plan B:

The student must:

  1. Complete one course from each of the following four areas:
    Fluid-Thermal Science and Engineering
    ME 810 Advanced Classical Thermodynamics 3
    ME 812 Conductive Heat Transfer 3
    ME 814 Convective Heat Transfer 3
    ME 819 Combustion 3
    ME 830 Fluid Mechanics I 3
    ME 840 Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer 3
    ME 842 Advanced Turbomachinery 3
    ME 872 Finite Element Method 3
    Dynamic Systems and Control
    ECE 851 Linear Systems and Control 3
    ME 860 Theory of Vibrations 3
    ME 861 Advanced Dynamics 3
    ME 891 Selected Topics in Mechanical Engineering 1 to 4
    The topic for ME 891 must be approved by the student’s guidance committee. 
    Solid Mechanics, Design, and Manufacturing and Biomechanics
    ME 820 Continuum Mechanics 3
    ME 821 Linear Elasticity 3
    ME 826 Laminated Composite Materials 3
    ME 872 Finite Element Method 3
    ME 891 Selected Topics in Mechanical Engineering 1 to 4
    The topic for ME 891 must be approved by the student’s guidance committee.

Additional Requirements for Plan A:

The student must:

  1. Complete 21 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.
  3. Pass an oral examination in defense of the thesis.

Additional Requirements for Plan B:

  1. Complete 21 credits in courses at the 800–900 level.
  2. Complete a final examination or evaluation.