Dec 01, 2023  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.M.E.


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Mechanical engineering majors must earn a grade of C- or better in all engineering, mathematics, and science courses, including transfer courses. No grade lower than C- will be accepted for other courses transferred to the University of Houston.

Students must earn a 2.25 GPA in all courses and, in particular, in MECE courses (MECE 1331 , MECE 2334 , MECE 2336 , MECE 2361 , and MECE 3336 ) in order to enroll in additional 3000-level and above MECE courses. Each course must be completed with a minimum grade of C-. A minimum GPA of 2.000, both in MECE and overall, is required for graduation. The major GPA is calculated using all MECE courses except MECE 3336 , which cannot be applied to the MECE degree. Prerequisites and corequisites must be satisfied for a course before a student can enroll in that course.

Students with senior standing in Mechanical Engineering are required to take three MECE 5000-level courses, Mechanical Engineering Electives or two MECE 5000-level courses and one non-MECE 3000+ level course from other departments in engineering or math or science. Exceptions: 1. Students in the Fast Track Program can substitute 6000-level MECE courses for the 5000-level MECE courses. 2. Students doing an Honors thesis would have to take an extra three hours to satisfy the requirements for a Math Minor. One MECE 4398  course (Individual Study) can be used in place of a 5000-level MECE course.

A drafting requirement (for no credit toward graduation) may be satisfied by completing CNST 1330  or MECT 3341  or an equivalent. A computer-aided course would be best. (This requirement may be met using other courses, high school drafting completed in the tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade, or industrial experience by filing a petition in the department.)

First Year


 See “4 ”.

Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total 15


Spring Semester


Total 15


Degree Total 124


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