Oct 19, 2019  
2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering, BS


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Contact Information

Dr. Pierre Larochelle
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Civil Mechanical Building Room #129
(605) 394-2401
E-mail: Pierre.Larochelle@sdsmt.edu

Web: http://www.sdsmt.edu/me

Faculty

Professors Abata, Larochelle, and Muci-Kuchler; Associate Professors Ash, Degen, Shahbazi, and Widener; Assistant Professors Bruno, Diwakar, Fekrmandi, Lessani, and Romkes; Lecturers Lalley and Rederth; and Instructor Knudson. Professors Emeritus Buck, Chiang, Dolan, Gnirk, Kalanovic, Kjerengtroen, Krause, Langerman, and Pendleton.

Staff

Senior Secretary Moore, Laboratory Coordinator Lalley, Fabrication Education Specialist Kuenkel, and Laboratory Technician Schilling.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree program in mechanical engineering at SDSM&T is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Information on program objectives and student learning outcomes can be found on our Accreditation and Assessment webpage.

Mechanical Engineering Curriculum/Checklist


Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog1. To progress in the mechanical engineering curriculum students must attain a grade of C or better in select core courses (as noted below with an *).

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 18

Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 15

130 credits required for graduation


Curriculum Notes


Many courses are prerequisites for other courses and their sequencing is important. Consult with your faculty advisor whenever there is a deviation from the above schedule.

1 A minimum grade of C is required in this course as a prerequisite for 1 or more subsequent required courses.

 2 Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

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