B.S./M.S., Mechanical Engineering

Complete the following admission requirements:

  1. ME major (junior preferred) or senior standing.
  2. GPA 3.25 or above (based on minimum of 24 credits in ME major requirements). Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain in the program.
  3. Submit GRE (general) scores.
  4. Submit a study goal statement.
  5. Submit a UAF graduate application for admission.

Minimum Requirements for Both Degree: 151 credits

Students must satisfy the General University Requirements for minimum grades for the respective B.S. or M.S. program (major) requirements.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.
As part of the B.S. degree requirements, complete:
MATH F252XCalculus II4
PHYS F211XGeneral Physics I4
PHYS F212XGeneral Physics II4
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
B.S. Program Requirements
ES F101Introduction to Engineering3
ES F201Computer Techniques3
ES F209Statics3
ES F210Dynamics3
ES F301Engineering Analysis3
ES F307Elements of Electrical Engineering3
ES F331Mechanics of Materials3
ES F341Fluid Mechanics4
ES F346Basic Thermodynamics3
ESM F450Economic Analysis and Operations3
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F302Differential Equations3
ME F302Dynamics of Machinery4
ME F308Measurement and Instrumentation3
ME F313Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics3
ME F321Industrial Processes3
ME F334Elements of Material Science/Engineering3
ME F403Machine Design3
ME F408Mechanical Vibrations3
ME F415Thermal Systems Laboratory3
ME F441Heat and Mass Transfer3
ME F486Senior Design 11
ME F487Design Project 13
Fundamentals of Engineering Examination
Complete State of Alaska Fundamentals of Engineering examination.
M.S. Program Requirements
ME F608Advanced Dynamics3
ME F631Advanced Mechanics of Materials3
ME F634Advanced Materials Engineering3
ME F641Advanced Fluid Mechanics3
ME F642Advanced Heat Transfer3
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select the Thesis or Non-Thesis option:15
Thesis
Thesis
Electives 2
Non-Thesis
Non-Thesis Research/Project
Electives 3
Total Credits112
1

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

2

Electives approved by student’s advisory committee with at least 3 credits at the graduate level

3

Electives approved by student’s advisory committee with at least 6 credits at the graduate level 

Note: This degree program must be completed in seven years or the student will be disqualified from the program. If a student is disqualified for exceeding the seven-year limit, a mechanical engineering B.S. degree will be awarded if:

  1. course work is completed in 10 years, and
  2. the student meets all ME B.S. requirements.