B.S./M.S., Mechanical Engineering
Complete the following admission requirements:
- ME major (junior preferred) or senior standing.
- 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.
- Submit a study goal statement.
- Submit a UAF graduate application for admission.
Minimum Requirements for Mechanical Engineering, B.S. / M.S.: 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:|
|General Physics I|
|General Physics II|
|Master’s Degree Requirements|
|Complete the master’s degree requirements.|
|B.S. Mechanical Engineering Program Requirements|
|ES F101||Introduction to Engineering||3|
|ES F201||Computer Techniques||3|
|ES F301||Engineering Analysis||3|
|ES F307||Elements of Electrical Engineering||3|
|ES F331||Mechanics of Materials||3|
|ES F341||Fluid Mechanics||4|
|ES F346||Introduction to Thermodynamics||3|
|ESM F450||Economic Analysis and Operations||3|
|MATH F253X||Calculus III||4|
|MATH F302||Differential Equations||3|
|ME F302||Dynamics of Machinery||4|
|ME F308||Instrumentation and Measurement||3|
|ME F313||Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics||3|
|ME F321||Industrial Processes||3|
|ME F334||Elements of Material Science/Engineering||3|
|ME F403||Machine Design||3|
|ME F408||Mechanical Vibrations||3|
|ME F415||Thermal Systems Laboratory||3|
|ME F441||Heat and Mass Transfer||3|
|ME F486||Senior Design 1||1|
|ME F487||Design Project 1||3|
|Fundamentals of Engineering Examination|
Complete State of Alaska Fundamentals of Engineering examination.
|M.S. Mechanical Engineering Program Requirements|
|ME F608||Advanced Dynamics||3|
|ME F631||Advanced Mechanics of Materials||3|
|ME F634||Advanced Materials Engineering||3|
|ME F641||Advanced Fluid Mechanics||3|
|ME F642||Advanced Heat Transfer||3|
|Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements|
|Complete the thesis or non-thesis option:||15|
Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.
Electives approved by student’s advisory committee with at least 3 credits at the graduate level
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:
- course work is completed in 10 years, and
- the student meets all ME B.S. requirements.