Mechanical Engineering, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Engineering and Computing

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Florida International University (FIU) offers a curriculum which is designed to give the student a thorough understanding of the basic laws of science and advanced analysis and design skills to stimulate and develop creative thinking, a professional attitude, economic judgment and environmental consciousness. The aim is to develop the students' potential to the fullest, to prepare the students for superior performance as mechanical engineers, and to provide the students with the fundamental principles necessary for pursuing advanced study in the diverse fields of engineering, science and business. Students are given a good grounding in fluid/thermal sciences and energy systems, mechanics and materials, robotics and manufacturing, and computational methods.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

A maximum of up to 90 credits can be transferred towards any individual program; that determination will be made by the program's advisor. Courses with design content that have been taken at other institutions will not be accepted against engineering design-designated courses at FIU.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree

Wages & Employment Trends for Mechanical Engineers :

Florida Median income $79,860
Florida rate of growth+12%
National Median wages $83,060
National Projected growth +5%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-2141.00

Contact Information

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Sabri Tosunoglu
tosun@fiu.edu
(305) 348-1091

Undergraduate Advisor
Mrs. Carmen Schenck
schenckc@fiu.edu
(305) 348-4183

EC 3474
10555 W. Flagler St.
Miami, Fl, 33174
http://www.cec.fiu.edu/