Course Requirements

Mechanical Engineering Technology Track

Overview

The Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology graduate program builds upon our recognized mechanical baccalaureate degree providing students with highly developed expertise in design and analysis of mechanical systems. With state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, the M.S. program offers courses and cutting-edge research experience in several applied areas including, instrumentation and measurement, biomedical systems, advanced materials design, manufacturing, systems integration, oil and gas applications, and energy. Our students come from diverse undergraduate backgrounds including technology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, and the natural sciences.

The following is a list of courses required of all students pursuing the Master of Science in Futures Studies in Commerce. Please note this document is accurate for those who enrolled during the Fall 2012 semester. For a complete description of these courses, visit the University of Houston Graduate Catalog.

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Engineering Technology - Mechanical Engineering Technology Track

Core Courses: 7 hours

  • MECT 6100 - Seminar in Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • MECT/ELET 6305 - Analytical Methods in Engineering Technology**
  • TEPM 6301 - Project Management Principles

Required Courses: Choose 18 MECT hours*

  • MECT 5323 - Applications in Stress Analysis
  • MECT 5331 - Applied Thermal Systems
  • MECT 5397 - Special Topics in Manufacturing Systems
  • MECT 6310 - Instrumentation and Measurement
  • MECT 6321 - Computer Aided Engineering I**
  • MECT 6322 - Computer Aided Engineering II**
  • MECT 6326 - Fundamentals of Offshore Systems
  • MECT 6328 - Fundamentals of Pipeline Design**
  • MECT 6330 - Valve Design**
  • MECT 6332 - Fundamentals of Drilling Technology
  • MECT 6337 - Downhole Drilling, Tools and Technology**
  • MECT 6340 - Materials Selection and Management
  • MECT 6342 - Thermal Processing and Post-Processing of Materials
  • MECT 6360 - Fundamentals of Biomechanics
  • MECT 6361 - Cardiovascular Mechanics
  • MECT 6381 - Applications in System Engineering I
  • MECT 6382 - Applications in System Engineering II
  • MECT 6397 - Selected Topics
  • MECT 6398 - Special Problems in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Research: Choose Project (9 hours) or Thesis (6 hours)

  • MECT 6396 - Master's Project and 6 hours approved MECT elective
  • MECT 6399 - Thesis Research

*Two approved, non-MECT courses may be applied toward the Required Courses.

**Pending GPSC Approval, Fall 2012