Undergraduates have the opportunity to earn multiple degrees, achieve honors, or pursue additional areas of study.Undergraduates have the opportunity to earn multiple degrees, achieve honors, or pursue additional areas of study.

Undergraduate Study
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BS Curriculum
Combined Degree Programs

Dual BS Degrees

Students with a wide range of interests may work toward two bachelor of science degrees in engineering. The full requirements for each degree must be approved by both departments (or programs) no later than two academic quarters before completion of work for the second degree. The full requirements for each degree must be satisfied. At least 54 courses or equivalents must be presented before the awarding of a second degree.

Students seeking two bachelor of science degrees in engineering should work with an adviser in each degree program. Students seeking a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering and a second bachelor's degree outside of engineering should contact Wesley Burghardt.

BS/MS Program

An option open to mechanical engineering undergraduates is the combined BS/MS program. Integrated planning of course work allows simultaneous study in undergraduate and graduate courses and early entrance into project or research work. Advanced placement, course exemption, and/or demonstrated proficiency may make it possible to complete the combined program in less than the normal five years.

Students seeking a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree should contact Bruce Lindvall, assistant dean for graduate studies, and Manohar Kulkarni, assistant chair of the Mechanical Engineering department.

Combined Music & Engineering Program

At McCormick, you don't have to choose between music and engineering; if you have the ability and the commitment to pursue both, we encourage you to consider the five-year engineering and music program. You can earn a bachelor of science in your chosen field of engineering from the McCormick School and one of two degrees from the Bienen School of Music: the bachelor of arts in music or the bachelor of music.