Mechanical Engineering Concentration Requirements


In addition to the general requirements for the BSE degree, the concentration in mechanical engineering requires the following:

Mathematics and Science Courses

Required Mathematics and Science: 8 credit-hours

Course Number

Course Name

Credit-hours

MAT 261

Calculus III

4

CHM 221

Organic Chemistry I

4

Mathematics Elective: 3 credit-hours selected from the following courses

Course Number

Course Name

Credit-hours

MAT 307

Linear Algebra

3

MAT 350

Numerical Methods

3

MAT 407

Advanced Topics

3

MAT 409

Partial Differential Equations

3

Chemistry/Physics Elective: 3 or 4 credit-hours selected from the following courses

Course Number

Course Name

Credit-hours

CHM 232

Quantitative Analytical Chemistry

4

CHM 307

Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics

3

PHY 301

Classical Mechanics

3

PHY 306

Optics

3

PHY 307

Thermodynamics

3

PHY 408

Modern Physics

3

Engineering Courses

Mechanical Engineering Core: 20 credit-hours

Course Number

Course Name

Credit-hours

EGR 214

Dynamics

3

EGR 315

Transport Processes

4

MEE 321

Mechanics of Deformable Bodies

3

MEE 324

Kinematics of Mechanisms

3

MEE 403

Mechanical Component Design

3

MEE 417

Fluid Mechanics

4

Mechanical Engineering Electives: 6 or 7 credit-hours

Course Number

Course Name

Credit-hours

MEE 405

Finite Element Methods

3

MEE 410

Mechanical Vibration

3

MEE 416

Design of Thermal Systems

4

MEE 418

Reacting Systems

3

Six or seven additional credit-hours of engineering electives are required. They may be selected from the courses listed in CIE, CPE, EGR, ELE, or MEE, including those listed as civil engineering electives. The total of mechanical engineering electives and these additional engineering electives must be at least 13 credit-hours.