abetThe undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org.).


Program Educational Objectives

Program Education Objectives are statements that describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first several years following graduation from the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Memphis.

The University of Memphis Department of Mechanical Engineering's undergraduate program offers a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree, and our faculty is committed to teaching, inspiring, and mentoring students who will meet the following objectives:

  1. Graduates are employed as mechanical engineers or in other professional fields that would benefit from a mechanical engineering education.
  2. Graduates pursue advanced studies or engage in life-long learning activities.

Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes focus on those abilities that are measurable at the successful end of a student's academic program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Memphis.

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  • design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  • identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  • understand professional and ethical responsibility;
  • communicate effectively;
  • understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context with a broad education;
  • recognize the need for, and engage in, life-long learning;
  • be knowledgeable about contemporary issues;
  • use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Mechanical Engineering BS Enrollment and Graduation Data
Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2016-2017 343 58
2015-2016 294 29
2014-2015 250 19
2013-2014 240 39