BS in Mechanical Engineering

Shorelight-University of Central Florida, United States

bs-in-mechanical-engineering

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Students in the Mechanical Engineering major are expected to make consistent good progress toward their degrees to remain enrolled in, or eligible for, any major in the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS) or the College of Optics and Photonics (COP).

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

Plan of Study (128 Credit Hours)

  • Tentative Course Schedule for Entering Freshmen: The tentative course schedule listed below is a guide for those students who plan on completing their degree in four years. All engineering students should meet with their Department to develop and maintain an appropriate plan of study.

Freshman Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)

  • EGS 1006C - Introduction to the Engineering Profession Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 2311C - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Credit Hours: 4 hrs

Select One: (4 Credit Hours)

  • CHS 1440 - Principles of Chemistry Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • CHM 2045C - Chemistry Fundamentals I Credit Hours: 4 hrs

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • EGN 1007C - Engineering Concepts and Methods Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 2312 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • PHY 2048C - General Physics Using Calculus I (or PHY2048 and PHY2048L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • GEP Select One Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • SPC 1603C - Fundamentals of Technical Presentations Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • SPC 1608 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Freshman Year - Summer (10 Credit Hours)

  • MAC 2313 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EGN 3310 - Engineering Analysis-Statics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3223C - Introduction to Programming with C Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

  • EGN 3321 - Engineering Analysis-Dynamics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 3365 - Structure and Properties of Materials Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2049C: General Physics Using Calculus II (or PHY2049 and PHY2049L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • MAP 2302 - Ordinary Differential Equations I Credit Hours: 3hrs

Sophomore Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

  • EGN 3373 - Principles of Electrical Engineering Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 3343 - Thermodynamics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGM 3601 - Solid Mechanics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3hrs

Sophomore Year - Summer (9 Credit Hours)

  • STA 3032 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • EML 3034C - Modeling Methods in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 3701 - Fluid Mechanics I Credit Hours: 3 rs
  • EML 3933 - Mechanical Career and Academic Faculty Advising I Credit Hours: 0hrs
  • EML 3303C - Mechanical Engineering Measurements Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • EML 3500 - Design and Analysis of Machine Components Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • EML 4142 - Heat Transfer Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4225 - Introduction to Vibrations and Controls Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Approved Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Approved Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3hrs

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • EML 4501C - Engineering Design I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4931 - Mechanical Career and Academic Faculty Advising II Credit Hours: 0 hrs
  • Approved Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Approved Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3hrs

Option Courses (Select 1) (3 Credit Hours)

  • These courses offered Fall Only
  • EML 4143 - Heat Transfer II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4313 - Intermediate System Dynamics and Controls Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4703 - Fluid Mechanics II Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

  • EML 4502C - Engineering Design II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Approved Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select one:

  • EML 4301C - Mechanical Systems Laboratory Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4306C - Energy Systems Laboratory Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Option Courses (Select 1) (3 Credit Hours)

  • These courses offered Spring Only
  • EML 3101 - Thermodynamics of Mechanical Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EML 4504 - Design & Analysis of Machine Components II Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000 
  • Tuition $17,000 
  • Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $4,000 
  • Other $2,000

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