Entrance to Major Requirements

Entrance to Major Requirements for Mechanical Engineering


The Penn State Behrend Mechanical Engineering program (ME BD) is currently under enrollment controls. Students who apply for entrance to major during either the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 academic year will need to meet the following requirements to be accepted into the program:

  1. Students will need to apply for entrance to ME BD when they have 40-59 cumulative credits (graded Penn State credits; excludes transfer and AP credits). 
  2. The cumulative GPA for guaranteed entry to the program is 2.40.
  3. Students must have completed the following courses with a C or higher: MATH 140, MATH 141, CHEM 110, and PHYS 211.

Students who do not meet these requirements may apply for an extension to qualify. Contact Dr. Lasher at lasher@psu.edu for further information.