Students are strongly encouraged to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university.
Courses in engineering technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Area of Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering.
Although it is possible to complete the B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering in four semesters after earning the associates degree, students typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.
Tennessee Transfer Path to UT/TBR four year universities in compliance with Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.