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B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Accreditation Information

The B.S. Mechanical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Enrollment Data
2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Fall Enrollment Headcount 142 180 221 238 307 343 363
Degrees Awarded 23 29 32 20 42 63 --
Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of the program will:

  • Meet or exceed the expectations of their employers
  • Pursue advanced study if desired
  • Assume leadership roles in their professions and/or communities
Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) undergraduate program at The University of Mississippi will demonstrate that they have:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice