Mechanical engineers are employed in almost every kind of industry. They are involved in Aerospace, Automotives, Bio-medical, Construction, Consumer Products, Energy, Electronics & Computers, Consulting, Entertainment, Government, and Manufacturing. As a mechanical engineer you can design and produce products that could change the world.
Mechanical Engineering students can choose technical elective courses in a variety of areas or a single area to create a more focused experience. Technical elective areas include:
- Design and Manufacturing / CAD
- Dynamic Systems, Controls, and Robotics
- Energy Systems
- Fluid Mechanics
- General Mechanical Engineering
- Structural Dynamics and Acoustics
Any mechanical engineering student who has been admitted to the ME Professional Program may choose to enroll in the Aerospace Emphasis.
BYU Mechanical Engineering students have been hired by such companies as Boeing, Valtek, Motorola, G.E., Intel, Ford, Micron, Westinghouse, Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Pratt & Whitney, Texas Instruments, Lockheed Aerospace, Bell Helicopter, NASA, Argonne Labs, Beech Aircraft, Fibertek, FMC Corp., EXXON, Allied Signal, Honda, Iomega, AT&T, Bechtel, Hughes, Morton International, BD Medical, US Synthetic, Goodman Manufacturing, Lockheed-Martin, Union Pacific, Toyota, Northrup Grumman, and Schlumberger.