Dec 12, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

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         Mechanical Engineering, B.S.: 4-year sequence


Mechanical Engineering Students will gain experience through hands on training at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Mechanical Engineering is a diverse discipline that is involved with the design and manufacture of nearly everything from micro-scale objects to machine tools and airplanes. The mechanical engineering program at UW-Stout will prepare graduates for successful careers in the mechanical engineering related professions and other career paths. Students will be prepared for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) upon graduation.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree


Total for graduation 129 credits
General Education  40 credits
Major Studies  89 credits


Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses. 

General Education (40 credits)

Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences (13 credits)

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts, and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be from the list of approved cross-disciplinary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Major Requirements (89 credits)

Engineering Mechanics (13 credits)

Competitive Manufacturing (2 credits)

Technical Electives (7 Credits)