Catalogue 2018 - 2019

Mechanical Engineering Course of Study

Degree Requirements

Junior Year - Fall Semester

MATH 350Engineering Analysis I

3 cr.

ME 303Thermodynamics I

3 cr.

ME 309Materials Science

3 cr.

ME 311Mechatronics

3 cr.

ME 313Mechanical Laboratory I

2 cr.

CUL XXXCultural/Aesthetic Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year - Spring Semester

ME 304Thermodynamics II

3 cr.

ME 314Mechanical Laboratory II

2 cr.

ME 316Fluid Mechanics

3 cr.

ME 320Mechanical Vibrations

3 cr.

Engineering/Science Elective

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistorical Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year - Fall Semester

ME 417Heat Transfer

3 cr.

ME 425Design of Machine Elements

3 cr.

ME 423/BME 432/BUS 423Product Development and Innovation

3 cr.

ME 439Professional Awareness

1 cr.

ME 449Computer-Aided Engineering

3 cr.

ILP XXXIntegrated Liberal Professional Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year - Spring Semester

IE 312Engineering Economic Analysis

3 cr.

ME 440Senior Design Projects

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

xxxDesign Elective

3 cr.

xxxEngineering Elective

3 cr.

LBC XXXLearning Beyond the Classroom

No cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 65

  1. General Education courses must be selected in such a way to insure that all “perspectives of understanding” requirements have been satisfied.
  2. An engineering, math, or science course usually numbered 300 or above selected from a list published by the Mechanical Engineering Department and approved by the faculty advisor.
  3. A design elective is selected from a list published in each semester’s course schedule.
  4. An engineering course usually numbered 300 or above and approved by the faculty advisor.
  5. General Elective selected on approval of the academic advisor.

Total credit hours required for graduation– 133.

The 2.0 required minimum grade point average in the major is based upon all ME courses pursued in the student’s degree program.