Mechanical Engineers design machines, engines, automotive components, robots, welding devices, and ventilation systems. Career opportunities are diverse and include aeronautics, aerospace, automotive, biomedical, cryogenics, robotics, product design, and manufacturing.
What careers can this major prepare you for?
Graduates work in careers such as: Acoustics Engineering, Building Systems Engineering, Marine Mechanical Engineering, HVAC Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Tool Engineering.
What skills are developed within this major?
Students learn apply principles of mathematics, science, and engineering in a variety of contexts. They hone their ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for science and engineering practice as well as design and conduct experiments. They learn to analyze and interpret data.