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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, BSME


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At Purdue University Northwest, mechanical engineering is a four-year program of full-time study leading to a degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME). The course of study is preparation for a career in a constantly changing field and provides a basis for lifelong learning. Students may pursue a general program, or may choose a specialization in areas such as Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Solid Mechanics, or Mechatronics (the later leading to a minor). The BSME degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Mechanical Engineering curriculum provides a broad education in the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. Students may pursue a general program or may choose a specialization in areas such as Thermal and Fluid Sciences, solid Mechanics, or Mechatronics.

Degree Requirements


2.0 Average GPA required in all ECE, ME, and CE courses

PNW General Education Core (32 Credits Minimum)


Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Quantitative Reasoning (5 Credits)


Natural Sciences (4 Credits)


Technology (3 Credits)


Social Sciences (3 Credits)


Select from the Social Sciences Core list

First-Year Experience (FYE) (1 Credit)


Additional Credits (4 Credits)


Engineering Elective (3 Credits)


Any Humanities or Social Science Course (3 Credits)


Total 120 Credits Required


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