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Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering Concentration, B.S.M.E.

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The B.S.M.E. with a Concentration in Energy Engineering program is intended for students interested in specialized and systematic training and education in the area of power generation.  Students completing the requirements described in this program receive a special designation on their transcripts showing that they have completed the Concentration in Energy Engineering.

Additional Admission Requirements

Students must apply for admission and may enter the program during their Sophomore or Junior years only.  To be admitted to the program, students must have completed PHYS 2101 , PHYS 2101L , MATH 1242 , ENGR 1202 , UWRT 1102  (or UWRT 1103  ) and MEGR 2141 , all with grades of C or above and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  In order to remain in the concentration a minimum (overall and program) GPA of 3.0 must be maintained.

Degree Requirements

A Major in Mechanical Engineering with a Concentration in Energy Engineering consists of a total of 127 credit hours.  

General Education Courses (21 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program .  Students in this major should plan on taking the following courses that meet general education and major requirements.


*Must be an approved Energy-related project.

Restricted Elective Courses (18 credit hours)

Mathematics and Statistics Elective Course (3 credit hours)

All MEGR students are required to complete: a) a math elective and b) a course with appropriate statistics content.  Two options are available:

Option 2:

Energy Technical Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Select four 3-credit hour courses from a list of approved Energy Technical Electives available from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science.

Degree Total = 127 credit hours

Grade Requirements

In order to remain in the concentration, a minimum (overall and program) GPA of 3.0 must be maintained.

Suggested Curriculum

For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at  Consultation with an advisor is required.

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