Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum Overview

The mechanical engineering bachelor’s program at Stevens features a unique design spine which includes a hands-on design laboratory in each semester culminating with an industry-level capstone senior design experience. It also employs a core engineering curriculum complemented with a rigorous core curriculum specific to mechanical engineering that allows graduates of the program to acquire comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles in all disciplines combined with the fundamental and working knowledge of mechanical systems and thermal systems.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Design and realize mechanical and thermal devices and systems and produce creative solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  • Solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • Communicate effectively and lead multidisciplinary teams whose members together create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

Concentrations Include:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Power Generation
  • Product Design and Manufacturing
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Sustainable Energy

Sample Core Course Topics Include:

  • Product Design and Manufacturing
  • Thermal/Fluid System Design
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Design of Machine Components
  • Mechanical Engineering Systems Laboratory
  • Control Systems
  • Manufacturing Processes and Systems

Sample Elective Course Topics Include:

  • Analysis and Design of Composites
  • Biomechanics
  • Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
  • Principles of Optimum Design and Manufacture
  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Solar Energy: System Designs
  • Introduction to Robotics

A full list of concentrations and specific courses are available in the academic catalog.