Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering Systems

The NC State Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering Systems program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Below you will find the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), student learning outcomes, and recent enrollment and graduation information.


Graduates of the BSE with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering Systems will attain the following objectives within 3-5 years of graduating:

1. Be engaged in the professional practice of engineering or be enrolled in graduate school.

2. Establish themselves as problem solvers in the workplace through the practical application of engineering and systems knowledge and skills.

3. Function effectively in a professional environment by utilizing written and oral communication, teamwork, project management and leadership skills, and their ability to view their own work in a broader context.

4.Continuously improve and expand their technical and professional skills through formal study, as well as through informal means.

Learning Outcomes

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment 19
2014 – 2015 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 7