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Mechanical Engineering


The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Mechanical Engineering.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program


The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to "provide a broad-based, practice-oriented Mechanical Engineering education that enables graduates to become technically-proficient and professional leaders through innovative, entrepreneurial, multi-interdisciplinary engagement in the community and lifelong learning."

Program Educational Objectives

The alumni (within three to five years after graduation) of the Mechanical Engineering program at California State University, Fresno will:

1. Be engaged in a professional career or graduate studies using knowledge and skills obtained in their ME education;

2. Become leaders and effective communicators actively involved in their community for the betterment of society. 

Student Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the  Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program at California State University, Fresno, students will have achieved the following:

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics 
2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors 
3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences 
4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts 
5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives 
6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 

Enrollment Data for Undergraduate & Graduate Programs in Mechanical Engineering