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. 

Major requirements

Concentrations

The Mechanical Engineering program offers four concentration areas for students interested in focusing their engineering and technical elective course work. The concentration areas include: Aerospace Engineering; Bioengineering; Mechanics of Materials & Structures; and Sustainable Energy.

4 Year Plan for Career Success

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:

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