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ME Degree Requirements

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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Engineering:
ENGR 105 Introduction to Engineering, 2 credits
ENGR 112 Engineering Graphics, 4 credits 
ENGR 220 Statics
ENGR 265 Engineering Economy
ENGR 270 Materials Science
ENGR 296 Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided
ENGR 301 Engineering Participation, 0 credits
ENGR 302 Engineering Dynamics
ENGR 303 Strength of Materials
ENGR 401 Engineering Exit Survey, 0 credits
ENGR 450 Professional Experience, 1-6 credits

Mechanical Engineering:
ME 310 Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
ME 312 Thermodynamics
ME 315 Fluid Mechanics 
ME 350 Machine Design
WI-ME 351 Mechanical Engineering Design Laboratory 
ME 405 Control Theory
ME 410 Heat and Mass Transfer 
ME 412 Applied Thermodynamics, 2 credits 
ME 415 Mechatronics 
WI-ME 490 Senior Design Seminar

Math:
+MATH 191 and 192 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I and II, 4 credits each
MATH 290 Elementary Linear Algebra 
MATH 291 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III, 4 credits
MATH 300 Modern Probability and Statistics
MATH 320 Ordinary Differential Equations

Physics:
+PHYS 251 General Physics I: Mechanics, 4 credits
PHYS 253 General Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics, 4 credits
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Chemistry: (Choose One)
+CHEM 103 Principles of Chemistry, 4 credits
+CHEM 104 Chemistry for Engineering Students, 4 credits
+CHEM 105 General Chemistry I, 4 credits

Ethics: +PHIL 207 Ethics, +PHIL 305 Business Ethics, +PHIL 310 Biomedical Ethics, or +THEO 311 Environmental Ethics

Elective: one IE elective, ENGR 320 Research Topics, or IE/ME 460

GPA requirements: a minimum GPA of 2.50 must be earned for all semester credits used to satisfy the course requirements shown above, a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all IE and ENGR  prefix course numbers, MATH 191 and 192, or their equivalents, must be completed with a grade of C or better. A minimum overall GPA of 2.00 must be earned in the combination of semester credits and attempted transfer credits.

Students attending continuously but on a part-time basis are expected to complete the requirements within eight years.

Requirements for a Dual Major in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering

Students who are interested in designing to fit humans into mechanical systems may consider the dual degree option. This five-year program will result in Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering:
ENGR 105 Introduction to Engineering, 2 credits
ENGR 112 Engineering Graphics, 4 credits  
ENGR 201 Engineering Service, 0 credit 
ENGR 265 Engineering Economy
ENGR 270 Materials Science
ENGR 296 Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided
ENGR 301 Engineering Participation, 0 credits
ENGR 302 Engineering Dynamics
ENGR 401 Engineering Exit Survey, 0 credits
ENGR 450 Professional Experience, 1-6 credits

Industrial Engineering:
IE 305 Work System Design and Analysis, 2 credits
IE 335 Quality Control and Reliability 
IE 340 Ergonomics and Occupational Safety
IE 350 Operations Planning, Scheduling and Control
IE 360 Introduction to Simulation 
IE 391 Operations Research Probability Models
IE 403 Design Fundamentals for Industrial Engineers
IE 409 Operations Research Mathematical Programming
IE 415 System Integration and Design
WI-IE 490 Senior Design Seminar

Mechanical Engineering:
ME 310 Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
ME 312 Thermodynamics
ME 315 Fluid Mechanics
ME 350 Machine Design
ME 351 Mechanical Engineering Design Laboratory 
ME 405 Control Theory
ME 410 Heat and Mass Transfer
ME 412 Applied Thermodynamics
ME 415 Mechatronics
ME 490 Senior Design Seminar 

Math:
+MATH 191 and 192 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I and II, 4 credits each
MATH 290 Elementary Linear Algebra
MATH 291 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III, 4 credits
MATH 300 Modern Probability and Statistics
MATH 301 Statistical Modeling or 320 Ordinary Differential Equations

Physics: 
+PHYS 251 General Physics I: Mechanics, 4 credits
PHYS 253 General Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics, 4 credits

Chemistry: (Choose one)
+CHEM 103 Principles of Chemistry, 4 credits
+CHEM 104 Chemistry for Engineering Students, 4 credits
+CHEM 105 General Chemistry I, 4 credits

Ethics: +PHIL  207 Ethics, +PHIL 305 Business Ethics, +PHIL 310 Biomedical Ethics, or +THEO 311 Environmental Ethics

GPA requirements: a minimum GPA of 2.50 must be earned for all semester credits used to satisfy the course requirements shown above, a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all IE, ME and ENGR  prefix course numbers, MATH 191 and 192, or their equivalents, must be completed with a grade of C or better. A minimum overall GPA of 2.00 must be earned in the combination of semester credits and attempted transfer credits.

Students attending continuously but on a part-time basis are expected to complete the requirements within eight years.

+ = satisfies a general education requirement
WI = writing intensive course