Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Approved to start Fall 2018!


The mechanical engineering program is an exciting addition to Dixie State University. The recently approved program offers a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering starting Fall 2018. Mechanical engineering is the broadest engineering discipline that covers design & manufacturing, robotics, dynamics & controls, thermofluid sciences, solid mechanics, and materials science. This program will help serve the increasing demand for technological talent in the southern Utah area.

The program follows the DSU tagline of “Active Learning, Active Life” with a hands-on approach to education. Working with Dixie Tech, industry, and other DSU departments, the mechanical engineering program will offer students an immersive program that will prepare them to excel in the workplace.

Required Courses

4 Year Flow Chart5 Year Flow Chart – MATH 10505 Year Flow Chart – MATH 1000


Mechanical Engineering Camp for High School Students

An engineering camp will be hosted for high school students July 9-12th, 2018. This camp will introduce students to the broad field of mechanical engineering with design challenges, interactive demonstrations, and engaging learning modules. For more information and to register, please visit

Faculty Contact Information


David Christensen

Mechanical Engineering Faculty


Trevor Terrill

Mechanical Engineering Faculty


David Burr

Pre-engineering Academic Adviser