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Emphasis - Manufacturing

B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering

Description

The B.S.M.E. provides students with fundamentals in the field and a specialization in the following disciplines: mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, materials, design, and laboratory diagnostics. The preparation fosters an inquisitiveness and understanding that will preclude future obsolescence of the mechanical engineering graduate.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 128

Goals/Mission Statement

The program educational objectives of the Department of Mechanical Engineering derive their foundation from the statement of purpose for The University of Mississippi's statement of purpose and vision statement. The academic mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) is focused on broad, overarching goals that reflect both the academic purpose of the School of Engineering and the university. The stated university goals have been used to refine the goals and objectives of the department. The goals and objectives have been established from input by the faculty, students, and the Ole Miss Engineering School Advisory Board as constituency groups. These goals and objectives are listed as follows.

  1. Educate students in the broad scope of the mechanical engineering discipline so as to be successful in applying and advancing knowledge in industry, academia, and related fields;
  2. Conduct basic and applied research in fields related to mechanical engineering to maintain and enhance the quality and reputation of the faculty and the School of Engineering;
  3. Serve industry, the engineering community, and the community at large in the state of Mississippi, the nation, and the world.

This process and these goals have resulted in the development of the Department of Mechanical Engineering curriculum consisting of lecture, design, and laboratory courses that stress the departmental goals. The mechanical engineering faculty, advisory board, and students, as constituency groups, have established the following undergraduate program educational objectives:

General Education Requirements

In addition to the courses specified by the School of Engineering general education requirements, the following are required: Math 263- 264, 353, and 375; laboratory science to be fulfilled by Chem 105, 106, 115, 116 and Phys 211, 212, 221, 222. Students must complete 18 hours of general education requirements as specified by the School of Engineering.

Course Requirements

Specific requirements for the B.S.M.E. include Csci 251; Econ 310; Engr 207, 309, 310 or Math 375, 312, 313, 314, 321, 323, 330, 362, 363, 420, 553; M E 101, 324, 325, 401, 402, 405 or Engr 551, 416, 419, 427, 428, 438.

One technical elective must be chosen from Engineering Elective A (includes 1 hour of design): M E 405, 417, 418, 422, 523, 524, 526, 527, 531, 534, 535, 538, 540, 541, 555.

A second technical elective must be chosen from any of the Engineering Elective A courses or from Engineering Elective B courses, including M E 421, 521, 522, 530, 532, 533, Engr 410, 515, 558, 559, 585, 590, 593.

Emphasis - Manufacturing

Description

The B.S.M.E. provides students with fundamentals in the field and a specialization in the following disciplines: mechanics, materials, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, design, and laboratory diagnostics. The preparation fosters an inquisitiveness and understanding that will preclude future obsolescence of the mechanical engineering graduate. An emphasis in manufacturing is also available under the B.S.M.E. degree in cooperation with the Center for Manufacturing Excellence. The B.S.M.E. with emphasis in manufacturing provides broad training in the basic and engineering sciences along with a cross-disciplinary account and business focus on manufacturing.

General Education Requirements

In addition to the courses specified by the School of Engineering general education requirements, the following are required: Math 263- 264 and Math 353; laboratory science to be fulfilled by Chem 105, 115 and Phys 211, 212, 221, 222. The required 18 hours of humanities/behavioral and social science/fine arts are as specified by the School of Engineering general education requirements but must include Bus 250 and Econ 310.

Course Requirements

Specific requirements for the B.S.M.E. with an emphasis in manufacturing include Csci 251; Engr 309, 312, 313, 314, 321, 322, 330, 362, 420, 553; M E 324, 325, 404, 416, 419, 427, 428; Manf 150, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 350, 351, 450, 451.

Two electives are required. One elective may be chosen from Mechanical Engineering Elective A (includes 1 hour of design): M E 417, 418, 422, 523, 524, 526, 527, 531, 534, 535, 538, 540, 541, 555.

A second elective may be chosen from any of the Mechanical Engineering Elective A courses or from Mechanical Engineering Elective B courses, including M E 421, 521, 522, 530, 532, 533; Engr 410, 515, 558, 559, 585, 590, 593.

Or, both electives may be chosen from Accy 201, Bus 321, Fin 331, Mgmt 372, Mgmt 383, Mktg 351.

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
Chem 105 3 Complete Chem 105 with a passing grade.
Chem 115 1 Complete Chem 115 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
Math 261 3 Complete Math 261 with a passing grade.
Math 262 3 Complete Math 262 with a passing grade.
Math 263 3 Complete Math 263 with a passing grade.
Math 264 3 Complete Math 264 with a passing grade.
Math 353 3 Complete Math 353 with a passing grade.
Phys 211 3 Complete Phys 211 with a passing grade.
Phys 212 3 Complete Phys 212 with a passing grade.
Phys 221 1 Complete Phys 221 with a passing grade.
Phys 222 1 Complete Phys 222 with a passing grade.
3 hrs fine arts/humanities 3
3 hrs fine arts 3 Student must successfully complete 3 hours in the fine arts. The course may be chosen from art history, art appreciation, and criticism of art, dance, music, and theatre arts. Courses emphasizing the enhancement of skills and performance are not acceptable.
3 hrs humanities 3 Complete 3 hrs of humanities choosing from course work in classics, English (200 level or above), history, modern language (200 level and above), philosophy, religion, and Southern studies.
3 hrs social science 3 Complete 6 hours of social sciences choosing from the following; economics, anthropology, political science, psychology, sociology and Latin American studies.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
M E 324 3 Complete M E 324 with a passing grade.
M E 325 3 Complete M E 325 with a passing grade.
M E 401 3 Complete M E 401 with a passing grade.
M E 416 1 Complete M E 416 with a passing grade.
M E 419 1 Complete M E 419 with a passing grade.
M E 427 4 Complete M E 427 with a passing grade.
M E 428 3 Complete M E 428 with a passing grade.
Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.

Major Requirements II

Requirement Hours Description
Csci 251 3 Complete Csci 251 with a passing grade.
Econ 310 3 Complete Econ 310 with a passing grade.
Engr 309 3 Complete Engr 309 with a passing grade.
Engr 312 3 Complete Engr 312 with a passing grade.
Engr 313 3 Complete Engr 313 with a passing grade.
Engr 314 1 Complete Engr 314 with a passing grade.
Engr 321 3 Complete Engr 321 with a passing grade.
Engr 323 3
Engr 330 3 Complete Engr 330 with a passing grade.
Engr 360 or Engr 362 3 Complete either Engr 360 or Engr 362 with a passing grade.
Engr 420 3 Complete Engr 420 with a passing grade.
Engr 553 3 Complete Engr 553 with passing grade

Emphasis - Manufacturing

Requirement Hours Description
Bus 250 1 Complete Bus 250 with a passing grade.
Manf 150 1 Complete Manf 150 with a passing grade.
Manf 250 1 Complete Manf 250 with a passing grade.
Manf 251 3 Complete Manf 251 with a passing grade.
Manf 252 1 Complete Manf 252 with a passing grade.
Manf 253 3 Complete Manf 253 with a passing grade.
Manf 254 3 Complete Manf 254 with a passing grade.
Manf 350 3 Complete Manf 350 with a passing grade.
Manf 351 1 Complete Manf 351 with a passing grade.
Manf 450 3 Complete Manf 450 with a passing grade.
Manf 451 3 Complete Manf 451 with a passing grade.
Manf Technical elective 2 Two electives are required: One elective may be chosen from Mechanical Engineering Elective A (includes 1 hour of design): M E 417, 418, 422, 523, 524, 526, 527, 531, 534, 535, 538, 540, 541, 555. A second elective may be chosen from any of the Mechanical Engineering Elective A courses or from Mechanical Engineering Elective B courses, including M E 421, 521, 522, 530, 532, 533; Engr 410, 515, 558, 559, 585, 590, 593. Both electives may be chosen from Accy 201, Bus 321, Fin 331, Mgmt 372, Mgmt 383, Mktg 351.
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