Mechanical engineers work with motion, energy and forces, and are involved in manufacturing the products they design. As the backbone of the engineering profession, they work in every industry—from transportation, communications and electronics to bioengineering, commerce and manufacturing—in business, government and universities.
At WSU Vancouver, you will learn basic principles and their use in solving engineering problems. You will take courses focused on design, manufacturing, robotics, computer-aided engineering, thermal and fluid systems, mechanics of materials, micro and nano electronic devices, and machine integration and control. The curriculum incorporates hands-on experiences through laboratory work and design projects.
- Mechanical, thermal and energy systems
- Computer-aided design and engineering
- Machine control and robotics
- Micro and nano electronic devices
Designer, automation expert, aerospace specialist, biomedical engineer, renewable energy specialist, project manager, research scientist, development specialist, testing specialist, maintenance engineer, systems engineer
Minor in mechanical engineering
You may choose a minor in mechanical engineering to complement a major in a different subject. Your course of study must be approved in advance by an academic coordinator.
The minor in mechanical engineering requires a minimum of 16 credit hours with specific course requirements.
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