University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jan 20, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022

Mechanical Engineering, Minor

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines.  It is complementary to many disciplines in the areas of science and engineering.

Hybrid and self-driving cars, and human prosthetics are just a couple of interdisciplinary devices that use mechanical engineering.

Contact Information

Mechanical Engineering Department 
200 Palmer Engineering
(775) 784-6931


I. Program Requirements (18 units)

At least 18 units of formal courses must be completed.  At most, 9 of the 18 units can be used toward the student’s major.

A. Required Courses (6 units)

C. Upper-Division ME (0-6 units)

  • 300-400 Level ME courses

Note: In addition to the general university requirements of at least a “C” (2.0) GPA for graduation, all Mechanical Engineering minors must earn at least a “C” in those minor courses designated with an asterisk (*) and a “C” average for all courses used to satisfy the minor requirements.