Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Master of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Specialization

Mechanical Engineering Specialization

Plan C | On-Campus and Online

EG 1301 ENGR-MECZ-ME | On-Campus​

EG 1301 ENGR-MD-ME | Online

Mechanical Engineering Specialization

Plan C | On-Campus and Online

EG 1301 ENGR-MECZ-ME | On-Campus​

EG 1301 ENGR-MD-ME | Online

Overview

The Master of Engineering, Plan C, Mechanical Engineering Specialization is an on-campus or online degree program focused on enhancing the expertise of working professionals or continuing students who are looking to keep up with the pace of innovation within their industry and advance in their careers. Engineers who want to further their careers with industrial firms and governmental agencies or those who want to pursue a career in private practice should consider this degree. This is a coursework-only degree program with no thesis requirement.

Note: Mechanical Engineering is a specialization in the College of Engineering, Plan C, Master of Engineering degree; therefore, the Mechanical Engineering title only appears on the student’s transcript and not on the final diploma.

Requirements

No thesis, independent study, practicum, or supervised teaching

Advisor required, graduate committee not required

Current students are required to complete:

  • Minimum 30 total credits of regular coursework
  • Minimum 24 credits, taken at CSU, that are 500-level or above
  • Minimum 21 credits taken after program admission
  • Minimum 15 credits of MECH prefix coursework

 

Students admitted after Fall 2021 are required to complete:

  • Minimum 30 total credits of regular coursework
  • Minimum 21 credits, taken at CSU, that are 500-level or above
  • Minimum 21 credits taken after program admission
  • Minimum 24 credits of MECH prefix coursework

Coursework

Students can take any courses as long as they meet the broad program requirements above. Students who are specifically interested in the disciplines of materials engineering or biomedical engineering may find the elective suggestion guides below helpful in identifying coursework.

Foundational Technical Electives in Materials Engineering

MECH 531/BIOM 531: Materials Engineering

MECH 532/BIOM 532: Materials Issues in Mechanical Design

Focus Area Technical Electives related to Materials Engineering

MECH 411: Manufacturing Engineering

MECH 431: Metals and Alloys

MECH 432: Engineering of Nanomaterials

MECH 434: Materials Selection for Mechanical Design

MECH 530: Advanced Composite Materials

MECH 532/BIOM 532: Materials Issues in Mechanical Design

MECH 533: Composites Product Development

MECH 537: Processing of Polymer Composites

Broad Electives related to Materials Engineering

MECH 407: Laser Applications in Mechanical Engineering

MECH 408: Applied Engineering Economy

MECH 502: Advanced/Additive Manufacturing Engineering

MECH 509: Design and Analysis in Engineering Research

MECH 520: Finite Element Analysis in Mechanical Engineering

MECH 538: Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics

MECH 564: Fundamentals of Robot Mechanics and Controls

MECH 569/ECE 569: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Devices

MECH 573/BIOM 573: Structure and Function of Biomaterials

MECH 574/BIOM 574: Bio-Inspired Surfaces

MECH 575: Solar and Alternative Energies

Foundational Technical Electives in Biomedical Engineering

MECH 570/BIOM 570: Bioengineering

 

Focus Area Technical Electives in Biomedical Engineering

BIOM 441: Biomechanics and Biomaterials

MECH 525/BIOM 525: Cell and Tissue Engineering

MECH 543: Biofluid Mechanics

MECH 573/BIOM 573: Structure and Function of Biomaterials

MECH 574/BIOM 574: Bio-Inspired Surfaces

MECH 576/BIOM 576: Quantitative Systems Physiology *4 credits

MECH 578/BIOM 578: Musculoskeletal Biosolid Mechanics

MECH 579/BIOM 579: Cardiovascular Biomechanics

 

Broad Electives related to Biomedical Engineering

MECH 502: Advanced/Additive Manufacturing Engineering

MECH 509: Design and Analysis in Engineering Research

MECH 530: Advanced Composite Materials

MECH 531/BIOM 531: Materials Engineering

MECH 532/BIOM 532: Materials Issues in Mechanical Design

MECH 533: Composites Product Development

MECH 564: Fundamentals of Robot Mechanics and Controls

MECH 569/ECE 569: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Devices

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