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Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a four-year program leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering degree.

Student Learning Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  1. Graduates will demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  2. Graduates will demonstrate an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. Graduates will demonstrate an ability to 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
  4. Graduates will demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  5. Graduates will demonstrate an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Degree Requirements

The degree requirements for mechanical engineering gives an overall view of courses required to complete the degree program.

Degree Requirements

Admissions Requirements

New or potential mechanical engineering undergraduate students should review the College of Engineering's information for engineering freshmen, which includes an important link to the University catalog. The admission process to our bachelor's program is managed by the UNO Office of Admissions.

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Enrollment and Graduation Data

The following table summarizes enrollment and graduation data for the BSc Mechanical Engineering program for the past 4 years. More detailed numbers can be obtained from UNO's Institutional Research and Data Management (IRDM) website

Academic Year Fall Enrollment # of B.Sc. Degrees Awarded
2010-2011 384 32
2011-2012 354 37
2012-2013 345 50
2013-2014 329 53 (expected)