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Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program Requirements

Sample four-year plan*

*For current program requirements and other important information, it is crucial that students meet with their academic advisor regularly.

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PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM

FRESHMAN FALL
CHEM 1210*
Principles of Chemistry 1
4
CHEM 1215*
Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
1
MATH 1210*
Calculus 1
4
MAE 1010*
Intro. to Mech. Engr.
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth American Inst. (BAI)
3
 
 
 
TOTAL CREDITS 15
FRESHMAN SPRING
MAE 1200*
Engineering Graphics
2
MATH 1220*
Calculus 2
4
PHYS 2210*
Physics 1
4
PHYS 2215*
Physics 1 Lab
1
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)
3
 
 
 
TOTAL Credits 14
SOPHOMORE FALL
ENGL 2010*
Intermediate Writing
3
ENGR 2010*
Statics
3
ENGR 2210*
Fundamental Electronics
3
MATH 2210*
Multivariable Calculus
3
PHYS 2220*
Physics 2
4
PHYS 2225*
Physics 2 Lab
1
TOTAL CREDITS 17
SOPHOMORE SPRING
MAE 2160*
Material Science
3
MAE 2165*
Material Science Lab
1
MATH 2250*
Linear Algebra & Diff. Eq.
4
ENGR 2030*
Dynamics
3
ENGR 2140*
Mechanics of Materials
3
MAE 2300*
Thermodynamics 1
3
TOTAL CREDITS 17

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM

JUNIOR FALL
CS 1400
Computer Science 1
4
MAE 3600
Engr. Professionalism & Ethics
1
ENGR 3080
TECHNICAL Communication
3
MAE 3040
Mechanics of Solids
3
MAE 3320 or MAE 5300
Adv. Dynamics or Vibrations
3
MAE 3420
Fluid Dynamics
3
TOTAL CREDITS 17
JUNIOR SPRING
MAE 3210
Numerical Methods
3
MAE 3340
Inst. & Measurements
3
MAE 3440
Heat Transfer
3
MAE 4300
Machine Design
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BLS)
3
 
 
 
TOTAL CREDITS 15
SENIOR FALL
MAE 4400
Fluids/Thermal Lab
2
MAE 4800
Capstone Design 1
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
 
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
 
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BHU)
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BSS)
3
TOTAL CREDITS 17
SENIOR SPRING
MAE 4810
Capstone Design 2
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
 
3
TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
 
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BHU)
3
GENERAL EDUCATION
Breadth Course (BSS)
3
FUND. OF ENGR. EXAM (FE)
Graduation Requirement
 
TOTAL CREDITS 15

*This is an example of a 4-year academic plan. For Current Requirements, please meet with an academic advisor.

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