Department of Engineering and Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
Major in Mechanical Engineering (Major Code: 129)
A student must complete a minimum of 126 semester credit hours to include at least 36 advanced hours.
University Core Curriculum Requirements
Refer to the “University Core Curriculum” section of the catalog. Students must take MATH 2413 (Calculus I) from mathematics and PHYS 2425, 2426 (Engineering Physics I and II) from natural sciences.
Mechanical Engineering Requirements
Program Educational ObjectivesThe West Texas A&M University Mechanical Engineering Program has the following objectives. During the first few years after graduation, engineers from the program will:
Faculty members use the program educational outcomes to develop the topics covered and assignments in each course. By the time of graduation, mechanical engineering students will be able to demonstrate:
a. The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
Admission Requirements for Pre-Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
All mechanical engineering students must meet West Texas A&M University’s admission standards as outlined in the catalog. Upon admission to the University, all WTAMU students would be eligible to engage in and complete the first two years of the Engineering Program. In the semester during which the student would complete the pre-engineering sequence (cited below), the student may petition for admittance into the Mechanical Engineering Program. Every student enrolled in mechanical engineering courses must first be admitted into the Mechanical Engineering Program or receive special permission from the department head.
Criteria for admission into the Mechanical Engineering Program:
Students pursuing a mechanical engineering degree who do not meet the aforementioned criteria are to be listed as pre-engineering (Major Code 128) students.
Students may appeal the Engineering Admissions Committee decisions, first to the committee and then to the Engineering Program coordinator. Exceptions, resulting in conditional admission, will be considered on an individual basis by the program coordinator.