Mechanical Engineering

What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineers design equipment and products that affect virtually every area of your life, some of those products include:

  • Automobiles, planes, tractors and All-Terrain Vehicles.
  • Internal combustion, gas turbine and jet engines,
  • Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems,
  • Robots, hydraulic & pneumatic systems and manufacturing equipment.

This is one of the most diverse engineering disciplines dealing with design, development and manufacturing of every kind of vehicle, power system and machine.

The concentration in mechanical engineering at LeTourneau University involves a curriculum of 137 hours and is one of six concentration choices within the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree.

Learn what steps high school students can take to prepare for studying mechanical engineering at LETU.

Interesting Classes You'll Take

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Machine Design

To learn more about course requirements, view the suggested course sequence.

What can you do with this degree?

With a degree in engineering, mechanical concentration, graduates may choose from a number of industry career options.

A few possible career choices include:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Processes Engineer

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