The bachelor of science in mechanical engineering at CU Denver offers interesting and challenging career opportunities in research, design, development, manufacturing, testing and marketing for either private industry or government.
If hands-on design interests you, you will find mechanical engineering to be a broad field—one that covers numerous industries including automotive, appliance, biomechanical, chemical and material processing, energy, computers, electronics and aerospace. You will gain a strong background in theory and analysis in numerical methods and finite element analysis. All students are required to complete basic design courses, and in your senior year you may choose an area of study from the following:
Undergraduate mechanical engineering students at CU Denver are exposed to the breadth of the field through a curriculum aligned with industry needs.
To complete the bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, students must complete a minimum of 128 credit hours, including:
See the degree map for more information and a sample plan of study.
Average starting salary: $64,695/year