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Course Requirements

Mechanical Engineering Technology Track


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 6323 Advanced fluid mechanics
  • MECT 6319 Fundamentals and applications of fuel cells
  • MECT 6397 Materials selection for energy sources
  • MECT 6322 Computer aided engineering
  • MECT 6397 Energy systems economics
  • MECT 6397 Applications in stress analysis
  • MECT 6331 Applied heat transfer
  • MECT 6397 Rheology of energy related fluids

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.