(130 credit minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
Physical Education: GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits18
Second Year
1st Semester
HIST 213 The Twentieth-Century World 3
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
MATH 279
Statistics and Probability for Engineers
or Probability and Statistics
MECH 234 Engineering Mechanics 2
ME 215 Engineering Materials and Processes 3
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
Physical Education: GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits17-18
2nd Semester
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
ME 231 Kinematics of Machinery 3
MECH 236 Dynamics 2
MECH 237 Strength of Materials 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
ECE 405 Electrical Engineering Principles 3
ME 305 Introduction to System Dynamics 3
ME 311 Thermodynamics I 3
ME 315 Stress Analysis 3
PHIL 334 Engineering Ethics and Technological Practice: Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ME 304 Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 312 Thermodynamics II 3
ME 316 Machine Design 3
ME 343 Mechanical Laboratory I 3
ME 430 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
ME 403 Mechanical Systems Design I 3
ME 405 Mechanical Laboratory II 2
ME 407 Heat Transfer 3
Open Elective in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR 3
Technical Elective 1 1 3
Technical Elective 2 1 3
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
ME 406 Mechanical Laboratory III 2
ME 408 Mechanical Systems Design II 2
Technical Elective 3 1 3
Technical Elective 4 1 3
MGMT GUR:Select one of following: 2 3
Principles of Management  
Engineering Management  
Capstone Seminar Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level): GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits130-131

ME/Technical Electives see list below.


ROTC students can substitute AS 333.

ME/Technical Electives-Students must select 4 course from the list below.  In special cases, other ME/Technical Electives may be taken with departmental approval.  BS/MS student may subsitute ME 600-700 level courses with approval of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Organic Chemistry I 1
Organic Chemistry II 1
Biochemistry 1
New Venture Management 2
Financing New Venture 2
Lean Startup Accelerator 2
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 2
Applied Statistical Methods 3
Engineering Cost Analysis and Control
Legal Aspects of Engineering
Industrial Robotics
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers
Safety Engineering
Introduction to Partial Differential Equations
Probability and Statistics 3, 4
Vector Analysis
Applied Abstract Algebra
Linear Algebra
Applied Numerical Methods 5
Physiology and Medicine 5
Population Biology 5
Co-op Work Experience II 6
Project Management for Managers 3
Principles of Marketing 3
Management Science 3
General Biology 1
General Biology 1
Finite Element Method in Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Robotics and Automation
Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Vibration Analysis
Structural Analysis
Introduction to Physical Metallurgy
Principles of Tribology
Computer Simulation and Analysis in Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Aerodynamics
Dynamics of Space Flight
Automatic Controls
Engineering Properties of Plastics
Introduction to Polymer Processing Techniques
Mechanical Engineering Project A 7
Mechanical Engineering Project B 7

Only for those students who are Pre-Med.


 Students cannot receive credit for both IE 331 and Math 333.  Only one can be taken for degree credit. 


 Only for those students who have declared a minor in Business.


When Math 333 is used instead of Math 279, it cannot also be used as a ME/Technical Elective.


Only for those students who have declared a minor in Math.


Students must take ME 310 AND Me 410 to receive 3 credits for ME 410 toward the degree requirements as a ME/Technical Elective.


Me 490/491 require departmental approval if used as ME/Technical electives. 

Refer to the General University Requirements section of this catalog for further information on electives.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.