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Mechanical Engineering

 

 

mechanical engineering

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Students pursuing a degree in Mechanical engineering will learn how to apply principles of motion, energy, and force to create mechanical designs and solutions for problems in mechanics and technology. Students will gain skills necessary to improve devices and systems that benefit society.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Chemistry, Economics, Thermodynamics, Differential Equations, Calculus, Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Dynamics, Circuits and Instruments, Heat Transfer, Design, System Dynamics and Control, Fluid Flow

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Aerospace Applications

·       Biomechanics

·       Dynamics Materials and Design

·       Energy Conversion and Fluid/Thermal Systems

·       Engineering Mechanics

·       Mechanical Systems

·       Structures

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Aerial Applicator/Ag Pilot

·       Design Engineer

·       Forklift Operator

·       Mechanical Engineer

·       Parts Manager

·       Service Technician

·       Welder

·       Wind Turbine Technician

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Commercial Pilot License

·       Forklift Certification

·       Hands-on experience with mechanics

·       Internship or work experience related to mechanics

·       Professional Engineering License

·       Welding Certification

·       Additional certifications available