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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Colorado Springs, CO, United States
The undergraduate curriculum in Mechanical Engineering program at University of Colorado Colorado Springs incorporates math, physics and chemistry, humanities/social sciences, business, engineering, electrical theory, measurement science, mechanical engineering core courses and selected technical elective courses.
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Overview

The electives in Mechanical Engineering program at University of Colorado Colorado Springs are designed to meet the needs of the industrial, commercial, governmental, and military communities, and to serve students' professional objectives.

Undergraduate students also have many opportunities to become involved in discipline related activities outside the classroom. The MAE Department has active chapters in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Learning Outcomes

Program outcomes describe what students are expected to know and are able to do by the time of graduation. These are as follows:

  • 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 multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The acquisition of 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 both thermal and mechanical systems areas

Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer-aided drafting
  • Dynamics and controls
  • Solid and fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Materials science
  • Heat and mass transfer

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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General Requirements

Admission criteria:

  • Rank in the upper 30th percentile of their high school graduating class
  • ACT composite score of 25 or above or an SAT composite score of 1120 or above

Expected High School Coursework

  • English: 4 course units
  • Math: 4 course units; at least two years algebra, one year geometry, one year advanced math
  • Natural Science: 3 course units; one year physics, one year chemistry
  • Social Science: 2 course units; government, history, economics, psychology, sociology
  • Foreign language: 2 course units, all in a single language
  • Academic electives: 1 course unit 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11873 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11873 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8523 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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