Mechanical Engineering
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
 
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Catalog Description
Example courses: All Energy AND Environment Option students must complete the free elective:Contemporary Issues in Energy AND The Environment, AND Students must select at least 3 courses from the list of Energy AND Environment Option Technical Electives: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Advanced Thermodynamics, Fuel Cell Technology
What will you do? Employment of mechanical engineers in manufacturing should increase more rapidly as the demand for improved machinery and machine tools grows and as industrial machinery and processes become increasingly complex. Also, emerging technologies in biotechnology, materials science, and nanotechnology will create new job opportunities for mechanical engineers. Additional opportunities for mechanical engineers will arise because a degree in mechanical engineering often can be applied in other engineering specialties.
Possible titles: Mechanical Engineers
Career outlook: Up 4.8% at an average rate