Be inventive

Photos of Bolts
Building models
A student works in the lab with a faculty member
A student fabricates a design project
Frame Design (UVM Baja Team)
Safety first, wear your goggles
A student designs on the computer
A student assembles a large project outside
Engineering Student makes a presentation

Curriculum Tracks

The curriculum in Mechanical Engineering leading to a degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering offers instruction in design, solid and fluid mechanics, materials, manufacturing processes and systems, as well as in engineering, life and physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences. 

Professional Licensure

College of Engineering and Mathematics
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering
Bachelor's Degree

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AKhttps://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofArchitectsEngineersandLandSurveyors/ApplicationInstructionsandForms.aspxX  
ALhttps://bels.alabama.gov/licensees/X  
ARhttps://www.pels.arkansas.gov/apply-or-renew/professional-engineer-pe-licensure/X  
AZhttps://btr.az.gov/engineer-applicantsX  
CAhttps://www.ca.gov/serp/?q=licensingX  
COhttps://dpo.colorado.gov/AES/ApplicationsX  
CThttps://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Agency-Administration/Division-Home-Pages/LicensesX  
DChttps://www.dcopla.com/bpe/X  
DEhttps://www.dape.org/Users/login/type:ProfessionalEngineerX  
FLhttps://fbpe.org/licensure/licensure-process/X  
GAhttps://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensingX  
HIhttp://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/X  
IAhttps://plb.iowa.gov/board/engineers-land-surveyorsX  
IDhttps://ipels.idaho.gov/cpd_info.phpX  
ILhttps://www.idfpr.com/profs/ProfEngineer.aspX  
INhttps://www.in.gov/pla/engineer.htmX  
KShttps://www.ksbtp.ks.gov/professions/engineersX  
KYhttps://kyboels.ky.gov/Getting-Licensed/Pages/default.aspxX  
LAhttps://www.lapels.com/X  
MAhttps://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-of-professional-engineers-and-land-surveyorsX  
MDhttp://www.dllr.state.md.us/license/pe/peaff.shtmlX  
MEhttps://www.maine.gov/professionalengineers/X  
MIhttps://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72602_72731_72865---,00.htmlX  
MNhttps://mn.gov/aelslagid/apps.htmlX  
MOhttps://pr.mo.gov/renew-jetpay-step0.aspX  
MShttp://www.pepls.state.ms.us/pepls/web.nsfX  
MThttp://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/pelX  
NChttps://www.ncbels.org/X  
NDhttps://www.dot.nd.gov/X  
NEhttps://ea.nebraska.gov/X  
NHhttps://www.oplc.nh.gov/engineers/X  
NJhttps://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/pels/X  
NMhttp://www.sblpes.state.nm.us/X  
NVhttps://nvbpels.org/professionals/engineersX  
NYhttp://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/pels/pelic.htm#X  
OHhttps://www.peps.ohio.gov/X  
OKhttps://www.ok.gov/pels/X  
ORhttps://www.oregon.gov/OSBEELS/Pages/default.aspxX  
PAhttps://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/EngineersLandSurveyorsandGeologists/Pages/default.aspxX  
RIhttp://www.bdp.ri.gov/engineers/applications.phpX  
SChttps://llr.sc.gov/eng/X  
SDhttps://dlr.sd.gov/btp/engineers.aspxX  
TNhttps://www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/architects-engineers.htmlX  
TXhttp://www.tbpe.state.tx.us/X  
UThttps://dopl.utah.gov/X  
VAhttps://www.virginia.gov/search/?q=professional+engineering+licensingX  
VThttps://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/engineering.aspxX  
WAhttps://www.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/X  
WIhttps://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/AE/Default.aspxX  
WVhttps://www.wvpebd.org/X  
WYhttps://engineersandsurveyors.wyo.gov/X  
GUAMhttp://www.guam-peals.org/X  
PRhttp://www2.pr.gov/Pages/default.aspx  X
USVIhttps://dlca.vi.gov/boardcertifications/steps/aelrequirements/requirements.htmX  

 

Major requirements

Careers

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Contracting Civil Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer

Where alumni work

  • IBM
  • Chrysler
  • NASA
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • Monsanto
  • Mariner Petrochemical
  • Ford Motor Co.
  • Microstrain
  • BioTek Instruments

Related Information

Humanities and Social Science Requirements

Courses in the humanities and social sciences are required in engineering programs to broaden the student's understanding of humankind and relationships in society. For more detailed information, please see:

PDF iconGeneral Education Requirements (PDF)