Undergraduate Studies

Our undergraduate program provides a lasting educational foundation and renders our graduates technically and socially adept and prepared for exciting careers in a diverse and fast-moving workforce.  The undergraduate experience culminates with a year-long capstone design project. Design Center Colorado brings industry-defined and sponsored projects to capstone design.  Students gain valuable experience working with professional engineers on important projects; access to industry sponsors, and hands-on knowledge in product design.

The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the ​Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Undergraduate students wishing to transfer to the College of Engineering and Applied Science from another college or school on the Boulder campus must do so through the Intra- University Transfer (IUT) process

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Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

Mechanical engineering is a broad engineering discipline that incorporates skills and expertise in the areas of design, manufacturing, mechanics and thermal sciences that are essential to most sectors of industry.

The educational objective of the undergraduate program in mechanical engineering is to prepare graduates so that they will build on the educational foundation gained through our program by establishing themselves in professional careers and/or pursuing a graduate degree within three years of graduation. In addition, within these three years, students should have begun to generate new knowledge and/or exercise leadership in their positions.  

Each graduate of the mechanical engineering program is expected to: