BS in Mechanical Engineering

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-International Study Centre, United States Ranked #18 in North America

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 15,210

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
Mechanical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) for modeling, analysis, design, and realization of physical systems, components or processes.
The mechanical engineering curriculum prepares students to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • August 2022

Entry requirements
Undergraduate
International Year (3 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 45 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 38
  • Pearson Versant 41-42
  • Duolingo 65
  • Gao Kao English Not accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 31 credits toward degree

International Year (3 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 28 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-63
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 25 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 15 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not accepted
  • Pearson Versant Not acepted
  • Duolingo 105
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year

Courses
Engineering Courses
ENGR 1211 Introduction to Engineering 
2 Semester Credit Hours (1 Lecture Hour, 2 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 1314.
TCCNS: ENGR 1201 

ENGR 1212 FOUNDATIONS OF ENGINEERING II 
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)

ENGR 1312 Engineering Graphics I 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours) 
TCCNS: ENGR 1304 

ENGR 2105 Electrical Circuits Laboratory 
1 Semester Credit Hour (3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2305*.
Co-requisite: ENGR 2305, SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 2106 Digital Systems Laboratory 
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour) 
Prerequisite: MATH 1314.
Co-requisite: ENGR 2306, SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 2305 Electrical Circuits 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (PHYS 2425 and MATH 2414).
Co-requisite: ENGR 2105. 

ENGR 2306 Digital Systems 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 and 2305*.
Co-requisite: ENGR 2106. 

ENGR 2320 STRENGTHS OF MATERIALS 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2321.

ENGR 2325 Statics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: PHYS 2425 and MATH 2414*.
TCCNS: ENGR 2301 

ENGR 2326 Dynamics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
TCCNS: ENGR 2302 

ENGR 2350 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 2414.

ENGR 2360 CIRCUIT ANALYSIS 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: PHYS 2426.

ENGR 2406 DIGITAL SYSTEMS 
4 Semester Credit Hours (4 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (COSC 1330 or 1435) and (ENGR 2460 and MATH 2414).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 2460 Circuit Analysis 
4 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: (PHYS 2426, MATH 2414 and 3315*).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 
TCCNS: ENGR 2305 

ENGR 3315 Fluid Mechanics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 3315 or 3315 and ENGR 2326 and MATH 2415.

ENGR 3316 Thermodynamics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (PHYS 2425 and MATH 2414).

ENGR 3320 Strength of Materials 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2325 and 3322 or ENGR 2322.

ENGR 3322 Materials Science 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (CHEM 1411) and (PHYS 2425).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 3350 Manufacturing Processes 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 1312, 3320 and 2326.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 4240 Project Management 
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: (MEEN 3330) and (MEEN 3345) or (EEEN 3330) or (EEEN 3310) and (EEEN 3350).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 4350 Machine Vision and Image Processing Applications 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (COSC 1330 or 1435) and ENGR 2460 and MATH 2414.

ENGR 4370 Capstone Projects 
3 Semester Credit Hours (1 Lecture Hour, 5 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: (ENGR 4240) and (MEEN 4360*) and (MEEN 4365*) or (EEEN 4333*, CEEN 4304* or IEEN 4310*).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 4390 Special Topics in Engineering 
1,3 Semester Credit Hours (1,3 Lecture Hours) 

ENGR 4420 Engineering Lab Measurements 
4 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 4 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2460.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

ENGR 4444 Engineering Measurements 
4 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: (EEEN 2306 and 3315).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

Mechanical Engineering Courses
MEEN 3230 Solid Mechanics Laboratory 
2 Semester Credit Hours (4 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3330 or 3330*.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 3310 Engineering Analysis for Mechanical Engineering 
Prerequisite: MATH 3315.

MEEN 3330 Solid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineering 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 3320.

MEEN 3335 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)

MEEN 3340 Solid Modeling and Finite Elements 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3310 and ENGR 3320.

MEEN 3345 Heat Transfer 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (ENGR 3316 and 3315).

MEEN 4220 ENGINEERING LAB 
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 3315 and MEEN 3345.

MEEN 4240 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3330 and 3345.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4325 Energy Conversion 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2316.

MEEN 4330 Introduction to Plasma Engineering and Applications 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2322 and (ENGR 2460 or PHYS 2426).
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4335 Introduction to Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2326 and COSC 1330.

MEEN 4336 Introduction to UAS for Agricultural Applications 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3335.

MEEN 4340 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 

MEEN 4345 Sensors and Systems 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 2414, PHYS 2426 and ENGR 2460.

MEEN 4350 Controls, Automation and Robotics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MATH 3315, ENGR 2326 and 2460.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4351 Dynamical Systems Analysis and Modeling 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: COSC 1330, ENGR 2460 and MEEN 3345.

MEEN 4355 Marine Fabrication 
3 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 3 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 3350.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4360 Thermal Systems Design 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3345.

MEEN 4365 Mechanical Systems Design 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: (MEEN 3330 and ENGR 3350).

MEEN 4370 CAPSTONE PROJECTS 
3 Semester Credit Hours (1 Lecture Hour, 5 Lab Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 4240 and (MEEN 4360 or 4360 and MEEN 4365 or EEEN 4333).
Co-requisite: MEEN 4360, MEEN 4365, SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4375 Fuel Cells 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 3316, MEEN 3345 and CHEM 1411.

MEEN 4380 Renewable Energy 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 3316, 2460 and MEEN 4325.
Co-requisite: SMTE 0099. 

MEEN 4385 Offshore Energy Management 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3345.

MEEN 4390 Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: MEEN 3345.

MEEN 4395 Offshore Water Exploration and Desalination Systems 
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours) 
Prerequisite: ENGR 2316.

MEEN 4396 Directed Independent Study 
3 Semester Credit Hours 

MEEN 4420 Engineering Lab Measurements 
4 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours, 4 Lab Hours) 
 

Undergraduate Program

 Intensive English Program (1 semester) International Year (3 semesters) $31141

 International Year (3 semesters) $23738

 International Year (2 semesters) $15826

 International Year (1 semester) $7913 

Direct Admit (2 semesters 12 credits each) $15210 (varies by program) 

Estimated Room & Board $15,029 - $20,004

 Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship

 Scholarship Available - Upto $4,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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