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ME 001. First-Year Design Experience. 0 or 2 Credits.

Introduction to the engineering profession and design. Hands-on experiences that emphasize interdisciplinary teamwork, technical communications, and project design methodologies.

Mechanical Engineering B.S.ME.

http://catalogue.uvm.edu/undergraduate/engineeringandmathematicalsciences/engineering/mechanicalengineeringbs/

All students must meet the University Requirements. The curriculum leading to a degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering offers instruction in design, solid and thermo-fluid mechanics, materials, manufacturing processes and systems, as well as in engineering, life and physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Engineering design is developed and integrated into each student’s program and culminates in a required major design experience which draws upon prior course work and which focuses on the issues and expectations of professional practice. In the curricular listings that follow, students should make note that MATH 271 is an implicit prerequisite for all 100+ level courses in mechanical engineering. Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives The Mechanical Engineering program provides a modern mechanical engineering education with focus in engineering decision-making; foundations of mathematics, physical science, engineering science and design; and an appreciation of societal impact of engineering practice, which prepares graduates to: Excel as practicing mechanical engineers in a wide range of careers in industry, government service, and consulting; Participate in continuous learning throughout their careers, both in more advanced engineering and in other areas of study; Communicate and work effectively with teams of people with diverse educational and cultural backgrounds; Take on leadership roles in their profession; Practice their profession in an ethically, socially, economically, and environmentally responsible manner.