Mechanical Engineering: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Mechanical Engineering Department for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year. Class sequence may vary depending on specific degree track.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
MCEN 1025 Computer-Aided Design
APPM 1350 Calculus for Engineers 1
MCEN 1024 Chem for Energy & Mat
GEEN 1300 Intro to Engr Computing
GEEN 1500 Intro to Engineering
16
4
4
4
3
1
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus for Engineers 2
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects
Lower-Division HSS Elective*
14
4
4
3
3
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
MCEN 2000 Professionalism Seminar
APPM 2350 Calculus for Engineers 3
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
PHYS 1140 Experimental Physics
Lower-Division HSS Elective*
Free Elective
16
1
4
4
1
3
3
Spring Semester
PHYS 2130 General Physics 3
APPM 2360 Diff Eq & Linear Algebra
MCEN 2023 Statics & Structures
MCEN 2024 Materials Science
Lower-Division HSS Elective*
16
3
3
4
3
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
MCEN 2043 Dynamics
MCEN 2063 Mechanics of Solids
MCEN 3012 Thermodynamics
MCEN 3021 Fluid Mechanics
ECEN 3010 Circuits & Electronics
15
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
MCEN 3022 Heat Transfer
MCEN 3025 Component Design
MCEN 3030 Computational Methods
MCEN 3032 Thermodynamics 2
MCEN 3037 Data Analysis
Writing Course**
17
3
3
3
3
2
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
MCEN 4026 Manufacutring
MCEN 4037 Measurements Lab
MCEN 4043 System Dynamics
MCEN 4045 ME Design Project I
ME Technical Elective
Upper-Division HSS Elective*
17
3
2
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
MCEN 4047 Measurements 2
MCEN 4085 ME Design Project II
ME Technical Elective
General Technical Elective
General Technical Elective
Upper-Division HSS Elective*
17
2
3
3
3
3
3

* When selecting humanities and social sciences (HSS) electives, students should consult the college’s degree requirements in this area.

** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

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