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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

In addition to adhering to General Education , students must meet the following requirements to receive the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at UC Merced.

All students in the School of Engineering, regardless of major, are required to complete all requirements for all majors with a C- or better unless the course is offered as Pass/No Pass only, which requires a P grade.

Students in the School of Engineering must repeat a required course after receiving a grade of D+, D, D-, F, Unsatisfactory, or Not Passed, and may do so no more than twice beyond the initial enrollment in the class. Students may repeat a course only one time (for a total of two attempts to earn a C- or better). If students do not complete these requirements, they may take these courses at another institution or petition the school who hosts the course for a third attempt. The third attempt is not guaranteed at UC Merced.


Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Four-Year Course Plan  

Required Major Preparation [32 Units]

All School of Engineering students are required to complete the following lower-division major preparation courses.

Engineering Fundamentals Requirement [18 Units]

Complete the following courses:

Mechanical Engineering Core [32 Units]

The Mechanical Engineering core consists of nine upper division courses designed to give all students a common foundation of core knowledge specific to the discipline.

Additional Degree Requirement [6 Units]

Complete the following courses:

Transfer Students

To be admitted to the Mechanical Engineering major transfer students must meet the following requirements:

Applicants will, at the time of admissions have completed at minimum each of the following courses (or their equivalent) with a “C-” or better: