Mechanical Engineering BSME Degree
Gain a Gateway to an Array of Engineering Careers
A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering is a gateway to a career in a broad range of industries from aerospace, biomechanics and power generation to robotics and beyond. When you complete your bachelor of science in mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at Tyler, you will be part of a program known for its student-focused, hands-on approach to engineering education.
- Earn your degree in a mechanical engineering program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Study in top-notch facilities that include state-of-the-art science and technology equipment and labs.
Graduates of the mechanical engineering program work in organizations ranging from large corporations to government offices. Many graduates go on to earn their master’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Here's a partial list of companies and organizations employing our graduates: Trane, Carrier, Air Rover, General Dynamics, General Electric, Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin, Orion Pipeline, NASA, VME Process and Texas Instruments.
Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering: Blending Theory & Practice.
- Enroll in a program that stresses strong professional knowledge, critical thinking, teamwork and communication skills.
- Study in a department that received funding from the National Science Foundation to develop excellent educational materials and facilities. UT Tyler serves as a model to other institutions developing mechanical engineering programs.
- Build relationships with other engineering students and professionals in the field through student membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Find out more about the mechanical engineering BS degree.
Mechanical Engineers Career Outlook
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates job growth of 5% in the mechanical engineering field through 2024. For more, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Mechanical Engineers.
Marketable Skills for Mechanical Engineering Majors
To see mechanical engineering skills that are most sought after by employers in today's market, visit Marketable Skills for the College of Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering Courses: Technology. Design. Development.
Dynamics of Machinery
Analyze kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies.
Explore properties, heat and work, first and second laws, thermodynamic processes, Carnot heat engines and heat pumps.
Mechanics of Materials
Gain understanding of stress and strain; uniaxially loaded members; centroids and area moments of inertia; normal and shear stresses; beam deflections; buckling of columns; pressure vessels; combined stresses and failure criteria.