The undergraduate program is designed to impart a broad knowledge in basic and engineering sciences and problem solving, and to provide a solid understanding of contemporary engineering practices. Graduates will have a foundation in design skills, communication, professional and ethical responsibility, teamwork, experimentation, an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge, and principles of economics and other fundamentals upon which they will draw in their professional careers.
Our graduates have 100% employment rates upon graduation with opportunities for internship and career in local industry and the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
At FSU Panama City we have a low student-to-faculty ratio for enhanced learning experience!
Students solve industry problems by designing and building their own solution in the Capstone Senior Design project.
What can I expect from the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program?
Managed by the world-renowned FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the mechanical engineering program at FSU Panama City is part of a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service. It is designed with the student’s success in mind. With class sizes averaging fewer than 12, students benefit from a personal teaching environment and individual attention. Our unique location allows students to attend multiple tours to local engineering industries including Oceaneering, Eastern Shipbuilding, Tyndall Air Force Base, Trane Technologies, Kraton Chemicals, Danfoss, and more.
What types of careers could this program prepare me for?
The Mechanical Engineering program is designed to provide a background for a wide variety of careers, with an appropriate mix of thermal science, mechanics and materials, dynamic systems and design. Mechanical engineers design machines to work for humankind. The discipline touches every aspect of life on our planet, leading to lucrative and rewarding careers. Graduates typically enter various energy, aerospace, product manufacturing industries, or government laboratories.