Sample Curriculum

This curriculum map is representative of the course of study for this program. For updated information, download the current University Catalog.

BS in Mechanical Engineering

First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CH103 General Chemistry I 4 CH104 General Chemistry II 4
EG109 Intro to Eng I 3 EG110 Intro to Eng II 3
EN101 Comp & Literature I 3 EN102 Comp & Literature II 3
MA121 Calculus I 4 MA122 Calculus II 4
Gen. Ed Elective* 3
Total credits 14 17
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EG201 Eng Mech (Statics) 3 EG202 Dynamics 3
EE204 Electric Circuits I 3 EG206 Thermodynamics I 3
MA223 Calculus III 4 MA224 Differential Equations 4
PS211 University Physics I 4 PS212 University Physics II 4
ME211 Mech Eng Tools I 2 EE240 Elec Concepts 3
Total credits 16 17
Third Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ME311 Mech Eng Tools II 2 EG303 Fluid Dynamics 3
EG203 Materials Science 3 ME356 Manufacturing Processes 4
EG301 Mech of Materials 3 ME368 Design of Machine Elements 3
ME363 Kinematics 3 ME370 Mech System Design 3
ME307 Thermodynamics II 3 ME382 ME Lab II 1
ME381 ME Lab I 2 Gen. Ed Elective * 3
Total credits 16 17
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
EG043 Prof Issues 0 EG044 FE Review 0
EE321 Embedded Systems 4 ME Elective 3
ME467 ME Design I 3 Math/Sci/Engineering Elective 3
ME487 ME Lab III 2 ME468 ME Design II 3
ME435 Vibrations and Controls 3 Gen. Ed Elective * 3
Gen. Ed Elective * 3 Gen. Ed Elective * 3
ME465 Heat Transfer 3
Total credits 18 15

ROTC is required 6 semesters for members of the Corps of Cadets.

*University general education requirement dictates that the Humanities-Social Science Electives be distributed as follows: one history course, one course in psychology, sociology, economics or political science, and one arts or humanities course beyond the literature course.

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