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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog 
  
2017-2018 College Catalog

Engineering AS, Mechanical Engineering Option


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Program Description

The Mechanical Engineering (ME) program comprises the first two years of coursework for a professional program in engineering at a four-year institution and lays the foundation for being a successful engineer.  Mechanical engineers may use kinematics, thermodynamics, material science and computer-aided design (CAD) to solve problems from heating and cooling systems to robotics. Along with introductory courses, you will take courses in the basic engineering sciences, physics, math and chemistry.

For More Information Contact:
School of Engineering and Applied Technology
Northeast Campus:  (918) 595-7290


Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • Function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Careers

Search careers related to this degree at TCC Career Explorer and visit TCC Career Services to learn more about our free career planning and job preparation services.


Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to participate in discipline-related student organizations.  Contact Ron Knight at OSU Tulsa for additional information on local student organizations. 


Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Mechanical Engineering Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 21


(Additional General Education Requirements  are satisfied through Specialized Course Requirements.)

Humanities 6 Hours


Required Electives 3 hours


  • Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 48


Total Credit Hours: 69


To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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