Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 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 aeronautical engineering tools, 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.

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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.


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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    Engineering AS, Mechanical Engineering Option Program 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: 48-53

Total Credit Hours: 69-74

  • Additional preparatory course work may be required if students do not meet a minimum placement score on a secondary placement test. In this case, the total credit hours required to complete the degree will exceed 69. If additional Math is required, it will fill any open General Education electives. If General Education electives have already been met, then this degree could require up to 74-75 hours to complete. See your academic advisor for more information.

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