B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering
Design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems through the study of mechanical engineering
The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Mississippi prepares students in the following disciplines: rigid-body statics and dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, materials, design, and laboratory diagnostics.
Learn how to design, develop, and maintain systems with moving components from an acclaimed faculty at the University of Mississippi.
Graduates of the mechanical engineering program at Ole Miss have job opportunities in areas including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, energy, construction, law, medicine, and finance.
Mechanical Engineering students at Ole Miss have a variety of opportunities to enhance their education while at the university. Students may participate in engineering design competitions, co-ops, internships, undergraduate research, and have access to a number of study abroad opportunities.
B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering Faculty
The Mechanical Engineering faculty members are a diverse group committed to the department's motto of being "Student Focused and Research Driven" and have prior experience at outstanding industries and government including Google and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.
Specific requirements for the B.S.M.E. include Writ 100, Writ 101, or Hon 101; Writ 102, Liba 102 or Hon 102; Math 261-264, Math 353; Chem 105, 106, 115, 116; Phys 211, 212, 221, 222; Csci 251; Econ 310; Engr 309, 310 or Math 375, 312, 313, 314, 321, 323, 330, 360, 361, 420, 553; M E 101, 201, 324, 325, 401, 402, 416, 419, 426, 428, 438. One technical elective must be chosen from Thermal/Fluid Elective including M E 406, 529 or Engr 551. A second technical elective must be chosen from Design Elective (includes 1 hour of design): M E 406, 417, 418, 422, 523, 524, 526, 527, 531, 534, 535, 538, 540, 541, 555 or Engr 559. A third technical elective must be chosen from any of the Thermal/Fluid Elective courses, Design Elective courses or Other Electives including M E 417, 418, 421, 521, 522, 523, 524, 529, 530, 532, 533, 537, 543, Engr 410, 515, 558, 559, 585, 590, 593.
Freshmen may directly enroll in mechanical engineering with an ACT Math score of at least 25 (or SAT equivalent) and 3.0 high school core GPA. Students transferring to ME from other majors or other institutions must have a 2.25 cumulative GPA as well as 25 ACT Math score or B in MATH 125 or higher math class.
Tamara Crawford (02) started her career at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in 2003. She has held numerous positions at Lockheed and has since received the National Black Engineer of the Year Award.
Ole Miss Mechanical Engineering students may become involved with a number of student organizations including the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers.