Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog. Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.
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.
Students interested in Pre-Engineering: Industrial and Systems should follow the Tennessee Transfer Pathway for Pre-Engineering: Mechanical.
Tennessee Transfer Path to UT/TBR four year universities in compliance with Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.