Listed below is a suggested four year plan of study for the Mechanical Engineering program: 

1st Year - Fall (17 cr)

  • CHEM 113 General Chemistry I (3cr)
  • CHEM 113L General Chemistry I Lab (1cr)
  • PHYS 113 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I (3cr)
  • PHYS 113L Physics for Scientists & Eng I Lab (1cr)
  • MATH 129 Calculus I (4cr)
  • ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering (1cr)
  • CORE (3cr)
  • CORE 090 First Year Experience (1cr)

    1st Year - Spring (17 cr)

  • CHEM 114 General Chemistry II (3cr)
  • CHEM 114L General Chemistry II Lab (1cr)
  • PHYS 114 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (3cr)
  • PHYS 114L Physics for Scientists & Eng II Lab (1cr)
  • MATH 130 Calculus II (4cr)
  • ENGR 150 Engineering Seminar (2cr)
  • CORE (3cr)

    2nd Year - Fall (16.5 cr)

  • ME 200 Intro to Mechanical Engineering (3 cr)
  • ME 200L Mechanical Engineering Lab (.5 cr)
  • MATH 231 Calculus III (4 cr)
  • MATH 237 Applied Linear Algebra (3 cr)
  • CS 111 Programming for Science and Engineering (2 cr)
  • CS 111L Programming for Science Engineering Lab (1 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    2nd Year – Spring (19* cr)

  • ENGR 250 System Design & Analysis (3 cr)
  • ENGR 250L System Design & Analysis Lab (1 cr)
  • ENGR 330 Project Management & Engineering Economics (3 cr)
  • PHYS 241 Statics (3 cr)
  • MATH 238 Differential Equations (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    3rd Year – Fall (17 cr)

  • ENGR 320 Fluid Mechanics (3 cr)
  • ENGR 320L Fluid Mechanics Lab (.5 cr)
  • ENGR 350 Engineering Materials (3 cr)
  • ENGR 350L Engineering Materials Lab (.5 cr)
  • ME 300 Mechanical Design (3 cr)
  • ME 300L Mechanical Design Lab (1 cr)
  • PHYS 350 Thermodynamics (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    3rd Year – Spring (16.5 cr)

  • ME 360 Heat Transfer (3 cr)
  • ME 360L Heat Transfer Lab (1 cr)
  • ME 320 Manufacturing Systems (3 cr)
  • ME 320L Manufacturing Systems Lab (.5 cr)
  • ENGR 360 Probability & Engineering Statistics (3 cr)
  • PHYS 242 Mechanics of Solids (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    4th Year - Fall (20* cr)

  • ME 340 Vibrations & Dynamic Systems (3 cr)
  • ME 340L Vibrations & Dynamics Systems Lab (1 cr)
  • ME 380 Mechatronics (3 cr)
  • ME 380 Mechatronics (1 cr)
  • ME 4xx Mechanical Engineering Elective or CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    4th Year – Spring (18* cr)

  • ME 480 Senior ME Seminar (2 cr)
  • ME 420 Machine Design (3 cr)
  • ME 420L Machine Design Lab (1 cr)
  • CORE or ME 4xx Mechanical Engineering Elective (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)
  • CORE (3 cr)

    Total Credits Required for Graduation = 141

    * Students are encouraged to take a summer course to relieve the credit load during this semester

    View the full listing of curriculum planners here.