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 1210CHEM 1210*
Chemistry 1
4
CHEM 1215CHEM 1215*
Chemistry 1 Lab
1
MATH 1210MATH 1210*
Calculus 1
4
MAE 1010MAE 1010*
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BAI)
3
Total Credits 15
Freshman Spring
MAE 1200MAE 1200*
Engineering Graphics
2
MATH 1220MATH 1220*
Calculus 2
4
PHYS 2210PHYS 2210*
Physics 1
4
PHYS 2215PHYS 2215*
Physics 1 Lab
1
General Education
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)
3
Total Credits 14
Sophomore Fall
ENGL 2010ENGL 2010*
Intermediate Writing
3
ENGR 2010ENGR 2010*
Statics
3
ENGR 2210ENGR 2210*
Fundamental Electronics
3
MATH 2210MATH 2210*
Multivariable Calculus
3
PHYS 2220PHYS 2220*
Physics 2
4
PHYS 2225PHYS 2225*
Physics 2 Lab
1
Total Credits 17
Sophomore Spring
MAE 2160MAE 2160*
Material Science
3
MAE 2165MAE 2165*
Material Science Lab
1
MATH 2250MATH 2250*
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
4
ENGR 2030ENGR 2030*
Dynamics
3
ENGR 2140ENGR 2140*
Mechanics of Materials
3
MAE 2300MAE 2300*
Thermodynamics 1
3
Total Credits 17

Professional Program

Junior Fall
CS 1400CS 1400
Computer Science 1
4
MAE 3600MAE 3600
Engineering Professionalism and Ethics
1
ENGR 3080ENGR 3080
Technical Communication
3
MAE 3040MAE 3040
Mechanics of Solids
3
MAE 5360MAE 5360 or MAE 5300MAE 5300
Advanced Dynamics or Vibrations
3
MAE 3420MAE 3420
Fluid Mechanics
3
Total Credits 17
Junior Spring
MAE 3210MAE 3210
Numerical Methods
3
MAE 3340MAE 3340
Instrumentation and Measurements
3
MAE 3440MAE 3440
Heat Transfer
3
MAE 4300MAE 4300
Machine Design
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BLS)
3
Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE)
Graduation Requirement
 
Total Credits 15
Senior Fall
MAE 4400MAE 4400
Fluids/Thermal Lab
2
MAE 4800MAE 4800
Capstone Design 1
3
Technical Elective
MAE Elective
3
Technical Elective
MAE Elective
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BHU)
3
General Education
Breadth Course (BSS)
3
Total Credits 17
Senior Spring
MAE 4810MAE 4810
Capstone Design 2
3
Technical Elective
MAE Elective
3
Technical Elective
MAE Elective
3
General Education
Depth Course (DHA)
3
General Education
Depth Course (DSS)
3
 
 
 
Total Credits 15

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