Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
ENGR 10 Freshman Engineering Seminar 0 cr
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
ACE 5, ACE 6, ACE 7, or ACE 9 3 cr
ENGR 100 Interpersonal Skills for Engineering Leaders 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
CSCE 155N Computer Science I: Engineering and Science Focus 3 cr
MATH 107 Calculus II 4 cr
PHYS 211 General Physics I 4 cr
PHYS 221 General Physics Laboratory I 1 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BSEN 206 3 cr
ENGR 20 Sophomore Engineering Seminar 0 cr
MATH 208 Calculus III 4 cr
MECH 223 Engineering Statics 3 cr
PHYS 212 General Physics II 4 cr
MECH 130 Introduction to CAD 3 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MATH 221/821 Differential Equations 3 cr
MATL 360 Elements of Materials Science 4 cr
MECH 200 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 cr
MECH 325 Mechanics of Elastic Bodies 3 cr
MECH 373 Engineering Dynamics 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ELEC 211 Elements of Electrical Engineering I 3 cr
ELEC 231 Electrical Engineering Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 314/814 Linear Algebra 3 cr
MECH 300 Thermal Systems and Design 3 cr
MECH 342 Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery 3 cr
JGEN 200 Technical Communication I 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
MECH 321 or STAT 380 3 cr
MECH 310 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
MECH 343 Elements of Machine Design 3 cr
MECH 350 Introduction to Dynamics and Control of Engineering Systems 3 cr
MECH 380 Mechanical Engineering Measurements 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MECH 370 Manufacturing Methods and Processes 3 cr
MECH 420/820 Heat Transfer 3 cr
MECH 446 Mechanical Engineering Design I 3 cr
MECH 488 Kinematics and Machine Design Laboratory 2 cr
Mechanical Engineering Technical Elective - 400 level (see adviser for options) 3 cr
ACE 5, ACE 6, ACE 7, or ACE 9 3 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENGR 400 Professional Ethics and Social Responsibilities 1 cr
MECH 447 Mechanical Engineering Design II 2 cr
MECH 487 Thermal Fluids Laboratory 2 cr
Mechanical Engineering Design Elective - 400 level (see adviser for options) 3 cr
Senior Elective (see adviser) 3 cr
ACE 5, ACE 6, ACE 7, or ACE 9 3 cr
ACE 5, ACE 6, ACE 7, or ACE 9 3 cr
Total Credits 17
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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