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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Starting Fall 2010

Total Credit Hours of College-Level Courses Required for Graduation: 128
Technical electives require prior Department approval. A minimum grade of “C” is required for each major course. General Education Requirements:

IGED 110Foundation Writing I3
IGED 111Foundation Writing II3
IGED 210Discovery Writing3
IGED 130Foundation Oral Communication3
IGED 140Foundation Ethics3
IGED 270Discovery Diversity3
IGED 280Discovery Civics3
MATH 151Calculus I Lecture3
MATH 155Calculus I Lab1
MATH 152Calculus II Lecture3
MATH 156Calculus II Lab1
CHEM 111General Chemistry I Lecture3
CHEM 113General Chemistry I Lab1
CSCI 135Scientific Programming3

  Required Core Courses:

CCEN 101Introduction to Engineering2
CHEM 111General Chemistry I Lecture3
CHEM 113General Chemistry I Lab1
MATH 151Calculus I Lecture3
MATH 155Calculus I Lab1
MATH 152Calculus II Lecture3
MATH 156Calculus II Lab1
MATH 253Calculus III Lecture3
MATH 255Calculus III Lab1
MATH 254Differential Equation3
MATH 381Probability and Statistics3
PHYS 201University Physics I Lecture3
PHYS 205University Physics I Lab1
PHYS 202University Physics II Lecture3
PHYS 206University Physics II Lab1
CSCI 135Scientific Programming3
ELEC 221Electric Circuits I Lecture3
ELEC 223Electric Circuits I Lab1
MECH 105Computer Aided Graphics3
MECH 205Material Science3
MECH 208Thermodynamics3
MECH 222Engineering Measurements Lecture3
MECH 224Engineering Measurements Lab1
MECH 321Fluid Mechanics Lecture3
MECH 322Thermodynamics/Fluids Lab1
MECH 341Analysis & Synthesis of Mechanisms3
MECH 351Heat Transfer3
MECH 361Machine Design3
MECH 371Design of Control Systems Lecture3
MECH 373Design of Control Systems Lab1
MECH 381Microcontrollers in Mechanical Engineering3
MECH 406Engineering Economics3
MECH 462Design of Energy Systems3
MECH 491Capstone Senior  Design Project I3
MECH 492Capstone Senior Design Project II3
CVEN 201Engineering Mechanics I3
C VEN 202Engineering Mechanics II3
CVEN 206Mechanics of Solids Lecture3
CVEN 208Mechanics of Solids Lab1
CVEN 308Applied Numeral Analysis3
CVEN 481FE Preparation1
MECH XXXMechanical Engineering Elective3
MECH XXXMechanical Engineering Elective3
MECH XXXMechanical Engineering Elective3

  *Technical Electives: A minimum of nine credit hours of technical elective courses must be taken from the following courses. The electives should be planned to include courses supplementing the basic needs and interests of the student.

MECH 356Modern Manufacturing Process3     
MECH 455Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MECH 456Computational Mechanics3
MECH 457Design of Noise Controls3
MECH 458Finite Element Methods for Mechanical Engineering3
MECH 461Applied Thermodynamics & Energy Conversion3
MECH 462Design of Energy Systems3
MECH 470Thermal Environmental Engineering3
MECH 473Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)3
MECH 475Gas Turbine Design3
MECH 476HVAC Design3
MECH 481Mechatronics3
MECH 483Robot Mechanics and Control3
MECH 484Design of Robot Mechanisms3
MECH 356Modern Manufacturing Process3
MECH 455Mechanical Behavior of Materials3
MECH 487Photovoltaic Cells and Solar Thermal Energy Systems3
MECH 488Fuel Cell Fundamentals and Technologies3

  Additional Comments or Requirements:
All technical electives must have prior departmental approval. A grade point of 2.00 is required in major courses. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering Four Year Plan of Study
Credit Hours: 128

Year 1: Semester 1
IGED 110Foundation Writing I

3

IGED 130Foundation Oral Communication

3

MATH 151/155Calculus I Lecture + Lab

4

CHEM 111/113General Chemistry I Lecture + Lab

4

CCEN 101Introduction to Engineering

2

Sub - Total

16

Year 1: Semester 2

IGED 111Foundation Writing II

3

IGED 140Foundation Ethics

3

MATH 152/156Calculus II Lecture + Lab

4

PHYS 201/205University Physics I Lecture + Lab

4

MECH 105Engineering Graphics

3

 

Sub-Total

17

Year 2: Semester 3

ELEC 221/223Electrical Circuits I Lecture + Lab

4

CSCI 135Scientific Programming

3

PHYS 202/206University Physics II Lecture + Lab

4

MATH 253/255Calculus III Lecture + Lab

4

CVEN 201Engineering Mechanics I

3

 

Sub-Total

18

Year 2: Semester 4

MECH 222/223Engineering Measurements Lecture + Lab

4

MATH 254Differential Equations

3

MECH 208Thermodynamics

3

CVEN 202Engineering Mechanics II

3

CVEN 206/207Mechanics of Solids Lecture + Lab

4

 

Sub-Total

17

Year 3: Semester 5

IGED 210Discovery Writing

3

MECH 381Microcontrollers in Mechanical Engineering

3

MECH 205Material Science

3

MECH 341Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms

3

MECH 321/322Thermodynamics of Fluids Lecture + Lab

4

 

Sub-Total

16

Year 3: Semester 6

IGED 270Discovery Diversity

3

CVEN 308Applied Numerical Analysis

3

MECH 351Heat Transfer

3

MECH 361Machine Design

3

MECH 371/373Design of Controls Systems Lecture + Lab

4

 

Sub-Total

16

Year 4: Semester 7

IGED 280Discovery Civics

3

MATH 381Probability and Statistics

3

MECH 406Engineering Economics

3

MECH XXXMechanical Eng. Technical Electives

3

MECH 491Capstone Senior Design Project I

3

CVEN 481FE Preparation

1

 

Sub-Total

16

Year 4: Semester 8

   
MECH 462Design of Energy Systems

3

MECH 492Capstone Senior Design Project II

3

MECH XXXMechanical Engineering Elective

3

MECH XXXMechanical Engineering Elective

3

 

Sub-Total

12