History

The first mechanical drawing classes were offered in 1885. Mechanical programs originated within the Department of Industrial Arts in 1912. The mechanical department was established in 1940. The associate degree in mechanical technology and the bachelor of science degree were established in 1945 and 1953, respectively. The master of science degree was established in 1970. The mechanical engineering department of the College of Engineering was established in 1972.[1]

References

  1. Kate Gleason College of Engineering - History

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