Sep 22, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Engineering AS, Mechanical Engineering Option


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, Aviation, & Public Service
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.
  • Conduct experiments.
  • Design a system or process within constraints.
  • Function in diverse teams.
  • Solve engineering problems.
  • Exhibit professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Communicate mechanical engineering concepts.
  • Identify the global impact of engineering solutions.

Careers

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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


See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.

General Education 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.