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Mechanical Engineering

Current Students

Undergraduate Students (BSME)

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, program has been continuously accredited since 1965.

A minimum of 123 semester credits are necessary to graduate from the program, 33 of which are in Math/Basic Science, 63 of which are in Engineering, and 21 of which are in General Education.

Program Flow Chart


Program Sequence


Useful Forms (BSME)

Graduate Students (MSME)

The MSME program provides students with a graduate degree grounded in advanced engineering topics with emphasis on professional practice.

Mission of MSME Program

"To educate engineers who, entrusted by society, will create a sustainable world and enhance the quality of life during the 21st century as engineering professionals. The MSME program provides advanced engineering education in Mechanical Engineering to resident students as well as to practicing engineers working in the industry and government surrounding the Fresno metropolitan area. Graduates of this program should be able to advance their career and work on complex engineering problems dictated by continuing advances in technology. Additionally, the program seeks to prepare graduates for advanced research and engineering applications to fulfill the technical needs of in the region and beyond."

Program Requirements

The program consists of the following:

A. Main Core (1 unit) ENGR 200

B. Option Core (9 units) (choose 3 courses): ENGR 201, 202, 205, 206

C. Electives (14 units) Choose from remaining upper-division and program courses. Maximum of 9 upper-division units. See courses in Mechanical Engineering.

D. Culminating Experience (6 units) Students may choose from the following options:
1. 6 units of program electives plus 0 unit comprehensive exam, or
2. 3 units of program electives plus 3 unit EE 298 or ME 298 Project, or
3. 6 units of EE 299 and/or ME 299 Thesis. Total (30 units)

Up to nine semester hours of satisfactory graduate credit may be transferred into the program from other institutions if not used in completing another graduate degree program. Undergraduate courses may be transferred if the courses were not used in completing another degree program. The total undergraduate upper-division semester hours applied to this degree program cannot exceed nine hours.


Useful Forms (MSE-ME) 

Tutoring Center Hours in LCOE-Spring 2021

Useful Forms

Undergrad (BSME)

BSME Flowchart

BSME Program Sequence

BSME Academic Summary

Undergrad Handbook


Tutoring Center Hours in LCOE-Spring 2021


Graduate (MSE-ME)

MSE-ME Advising

Grad Handbook