Sample Course Sequence for the Major in Mechanical Engineering

A course planning guide for this major may be found here.

FRESHMAN

FALL Credits
 First Year Seminar 101 1
 WRT 102 (WRT) 3
 MEC 101 3
 MAT 131 (QPS) 4
 PHY 131/133 (SNW) 4
 HUM course
3
Total 18
 
SPRING Credits
 First Year Seminar 102 1
 MAT 211 or AMS 210
3
MEC 102 2
 MAT 132
4
 PHY 132 & 134 (SNW)
 4
 USA course
3
 Total 17
 
SOPHOMORE

FALL Credits
MAT 203 4
CHE 131 or CHE 152 4
 MEC 203 3
 MEC 220
 3
 MEC 260 3
 Total 17
 
SPRING Credits
MAT 303  4
Basic Science Elective**  3
MEC 262 3
MEC 363 3
EST 392 (SBS)
3
 Total 16
 
JUNIOR

FALL Credits
ESG 332  3
MEC 225  1
MEC 214 1
MEC 301  3
MEC 310 3
MEC 316 (TECH) 2
MEC 364 3
 Total 16
 
SPRING Credits
MEC 300 1
MEC 305 3
MEC 317 (TECH)
2
MEC 320 3
MEC 325  3
MEC 410 3
 Total  15
 
SENIOR

FALL Credits
MEC 411   4
MEC 422  3
MEC 440*  3
Technical elective #1 3
STAS course  3
 Total 16
 
SPRING Credits
MEC 441*  3 
Technical elective #2 3
Technical elective #3  3 
ARTS course  3
GLO course
 3
  Total  15

 *This course partially satisfies the following: ESI, CER, SPK, WRTD, SBS+, STEM+, EXP+. For more information contact the CEAS Undergraduate Student Office.

**Basic science elective options: PHY 251/252, Modern Physics/Modern Physics Laboratory; ESG 281, Engineering Introduction to the Solid State; PHY 300, Waves and Optics; CHE 132 General Chemistry II; BIO 202, Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cellular Biology; BIO 203, Fundamentals of Biology: Cellular and Organ Physiology; GEO 310, Introduction to Geophysics; GEO 312, Structure and Properties of Materials; AST 203, Astronomy; AST 205, Introduction to Planetary Sciences; ATM 205, Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences