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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Mechanical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) for modeling, analysis, design, and realization of physical systems, components or processes.

The program educational objectives of this program are to graduate students who will

  • Practice the mechanical engineering discipline successfully within commonly accepted professional standards.
  • Possess teamwork and communications skills to develop a successful career in mechanical engineering
  • Engage in professional service, such as participation in professional society and community service
  • Engage in life-long learning activities, such as graduate studies or professional workshops, and
  • Become a leader in his/her chosen profession.
BS in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Student Outcomes
  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • an ability to apply principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations); to model, analyze, design, and realize physical systems, components or processes
  • an ability to work professionally in thermal systems
  • an ability to work professionally in mechanical systems.

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Students will be notified by the Mechanical Engineering Academic Advisor of their acceptance or denial. Students who are not selected by the committee for full acceptance into the Mechanical Engineering program, but who are deemed to be good prospects for success in the program with additional leveling work will be accepted as "Pre-Mechanical Engineering" students. These students will be assigned coursework for completion and subsequent re-evaluation by the MEEN selection committee.
  • Students who are not approved to change their majors to MEEN will remain in their originally declared majors and their Change of Major request will be nullified.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Admission to the major is competitive.
  • Applications will be evaluated by a departmental selection committee for eligibility.
  • Students will be notified by the program of their acceptance or denial.
  • Students who are not selected by the committee for full acceptance into the Mechanical Engineering program, but who are deemed to be good prospects for success in the program with additional leveling work will be accepted as "Pre-Mechanical Engineering" students (PREM).
  • These students will be assigned coursework for completion and subsequent re-evaluation by the MEEN selection committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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13133 $ per 25 credit hrs

Living costs for Corpus Christi

  • 894 - 1660 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of academically competitive scholarships for all students. The Scholarship Office assists students with the application process. The liaison also coordinates the process of manages and awarding scholarships.

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