To obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, students are required to complete the following courses:

Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts9
Fine Art: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one or two 13-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities: Choose one3
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
Any 100 or 200 level Foreign Language 3
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Mathematics and Natural Sciences12
Mathematics4
CALCULUS A 2
Natural Sciences8
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
History and Social and Behavioral Sciences9
History: Choose one or two 13-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one or two3-6
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
Additional Mathematics and Science
MA 172CALCULUS B4
MA 201CALCULUS C4
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS3
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA3
PH 112GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II3
PH 115GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II1
Select one of the following electives:3-4
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
Any 300 or 400 level Mathematics
Engineering
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS1
ENG 101INTRO COMPUTING ENGINEERS3
MAE 299MAE MENTORING I0
MAE 399MAE MENTORING II0
Mechanical Engineering
MAE 211INTRO COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS2
EE 213ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I3
MAE 271STATICS3
MAE 272DYNAMICS3
MAE 284NUMERICAL METHODS3
MAE 310FLUID MECHANICS I3
MAE 311PRIN MEASUREMENT & INSTRUMEN3
ISE 321ENGINEERING ECONOMY3
MAE 341THERMODYNAMICS I3
MAE 342THERMODYNAMICS II3
MAE 364KINEMATICS/DYNAM MACHINE3
MAE 370
MAE 375
MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
and MECHANICS OF MATERIALS LAB
4
MAE 378MATERIALS & MFG PROCESS3
MAE 450INTRO TO HEAT & MASS TRANSFER3
MAE 455DESIGN OF THERMAL SYSTEMS3
MAE 466MECH & DSGN MACH ELEMENT3
MAE 488ANALY ENGINEERING SYSTEM3
MAE 489COMPUTER AIDED ENGR3
MAE 490SENIOR DESIGN I3
MAE 491SENIOR DESIGN II3
Mechanical Engineering Technical Electives
Select 6 semester hours from the MAE Approved Technical Electives List6
ME students may not take both MA 385 AND ISE 390 for credit. ME students may not take MAE 330/331 for credit.
Total Semester Hours128
 
 

Suggested Schedule for Full-Time Students

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
MA 171CALCULUS A 4
CH 121
CH 125
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
4
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
ENG 101INTRO COMPUTING ENGINEERS 3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
MA 172CALCULUS B 4
PH 111
PH 114
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
4
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 2
Fall
MA 201CALCULUS C 4
PH 112
PH 115
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
4
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
MAE 211INTRO COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS 2
MAE 271STATICS 3
MAE 299MAE MENTORING I 0
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
MAE 272DYNAMICS 3
MAE 284NUMERICAL METHODS 3
ISE 321ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3
HSBS/HFA  3
Science Elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 18
Year 3
Fall
MAE 341THERMODYNAMICS I 3
MAE 310FLUID MECHANICS I 3
MAE 370
MAE 375
MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
and MECHANICS OF MATERIALS LAB
4
EE 213ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I 3
MAE 399MAE MENTORING II 0
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MAE 311PRIN MEASUREMENT INSTRUMEN 3
MAE 342THERMODYNAMICS II 3
MAE 364KINEMATICS/DYNAM MACHINE 3
MAE 378MATERIALS MFG PROCESS 3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
MAE 450
MAE 451
INTRO TO HEAT & MASS TRANSFER
and HEAT & MASS TRANSFER LAB
4
MAE 466MECH DSGN MACH ELEMENT 3
MAE 489COMPUTER AIDED ENGR 3
MAE 490SENIOR DESIGN I 3
Technical Elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MAE 455DESIGN OF THERMAL SYSTEMS 3
MAE 488ANALY ENGINEERING SYSTEM 3
MAE 491SENIOR DESIGN II 3
Technical Elective  3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
 Total Semester Hours: 128