Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering consists of 139 credit hours that is accredited by ABET since 2008. Details 139 credit hours as follows:

  • 11-hour accredited university requirements.
  • 32 credit hours in the basic sciences and mathematics.
  • 23-hour college requirements.
  • 62-hour mandatory specialized topics.
  • 6 hours of optional special topics.
  • 3 hours basic engineering topics.
  • 2-hour practical industry.

The program is designed in a way to ensure the student graduates with the following skills:

  • Communication skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • analyze problems and find solutions skills.
  • Basics of Engineering Management.
In addition, the program covers variety of mechanical engineering disciplines, which helps the graduate to increase his chances to get a suitable job in the fields of mechanical engineering.
Furthermore, the Mechanical Engineering graduate can enroll in further graduate programs of the master's and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering and engineering management.


Detailed Study Plan

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  1. The program graduates can join a bright future in the various areas of professional jobs in mechanical engineering in the private and public sectors, such as:

    • Oil and gas fields.
    • Operational industries.
    • Electrical power generation and water desalination plants.
    • Production of aluminum and operation of industries.
    • Maintenance and service buildings.

  2. Have the ability to develop professional skills through graduate opportunities or different education.
  3. The development of leadership skills and responsibility in his career and that lead to the welfare of society and the protection of the environment.
  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.