Mechanical Engineering Majors

Students majoring in Mechanical Engineering must complete the University Core (38 credit hours for BS) and the following lower division prerequisite courses. Courses which satisfy the University Core are noted with an asterisk (8 hours of core courses are required within the major). A minimum grade of “C” is required in all prerequisite courses. A minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA is required to begin upper division courses. Students are required to meet with a Mechanical Engineering academic advisor at least once per semester.

Major Requirements

Students majoring in Mechanical Engineering must complete the University Core (38 credit hours for BS) and the following lower division prerequisite courses. Courses which satisfy the University Core are noted with an asterisk (8 hours of core courses are required within the major). A minimum grade of “C” is required in all prerequisite courses. A minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA is required to begin upper division courses. Students are required to meet with a Mechanical Engineering academic advisor at least once per semester.

Science & Mathematics Core (32+ credits)

Code Course Credit
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I* 4
XXX xxx Either:
  • CS 170, Introduction to Scientific Programming (3)
Or:
  • EE 203, Application Tools for Engineering Students (2)
2-3
MATH 140 Calculus I* 4
MATH 141 Calculus II 4
MATH 300 Calculus III 4
MATH 331 Differential Equations 3
MATH 351 Applied Mathematics 3
PHYS 151 General Physics: Mechanics* 4
PHYS 152 General Physics: Electricity & Magnetism* 4

Major Course Requirements (51 credits)

Students majoring in Mechanical Engineering who have successfully completed all the lower division prerequisite courses and are now beginning the upper division courses must complete all the required courses listed below. A minimum grade of “C” is required in all Mechanical Engineering courses.

Code Course Credit
ME 100 Engineering Orientation 2
ME 110 Engineering Graphics 2
ME 111 Computer Aided Design 2
EE 200 Circuit Analysis 4
ME 210 Mechanics, Statics 3
ME 211 Mechanics, Dynamics 3
ME 230WS Technical Communication 3
ME 311 Thermodynamics 3
ME 312 Fluid Mechanics 4
ME 313 Mechanics of Materials 4
ME 411 Introduction to Mechatronics 4
ME 412 Linear Control 3
ME 413RI Senior Design I 3
ME 414RI Senior Design II 3
ME 415SI Senior Seminar 1
ME 416 Heat Transfer 3
ME 417 Machine Design and Manufacturing Process 4