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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.M.E., with a Specialization in Premedical/Biomedical

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The Mechanical Engineering Department offers a B.S.M. degree with a premedical/biomedical specialization. This program enables students to satisfy the premedical or predental requirements for admission to medical or dental school, while at the same time satisfying the requirements for an accredited degree in mechanical engineering.

SMU Degree Requirements

An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum , one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows:

Requirements for the Premedical/Biomedical Specialization

Advanced Major Elective (3 Credit Hours)

ME course, 3000 level or higher, from the thermofluids; dynamics and controls; and solid mechanics, materials, and manufacturing tracks in the B.S. in mechanical engineering degree plan    


Total for the Major Only: 110 Credit Hours

Any deviation from the mechanical engineering curriculum requires approval of a petition submitted by the student to the Mechanical Engineering Department faculty prior to the beginning of the term during which the student expects to complete the requirements for graduation.

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