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College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Degree Requirements for Mechanical Engineering (B.S.ME)

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 128

Courses Credit Hours
Mathematics and Sciences
Calculus: MA 16500, 16600, 26100, 26200, 30300 19
Chemistry: CHM 11500 4
Physics: PHYS 17200, 24100 7
Science Selective 3-4
Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences
Written Communication Elective 3-4
Oral Communication Elective 3
Professionalism, Ethics, Global Issues, Technical Communication: ME 29000 1

General Education Electives
Must be chosen in accordance with the approved general education list and with the help of a faculty advisor.

Mechanical Sciences
Basic Mechanics: ME 27000, 27400 6
Materials: ME 32300; MSE 23000 6
Design: ME 26300, 35200, 46300 10
Thermal Fluid Sciences
Thermodynamics: ME 20000 3
Fluid Mechanics: ME 30900 4
Heat Transfer: ME 31500 4
Information Technologies
Electrical and Computer Engineering: ECE 20100, 20700 4
Systems, Measurements and Controls: ME 36500, 37500 6
Freshman Requirements
ENGR 13100, 13200; CGT 16300 6
Restricted Electives
ME 30000, 45200, 47500 (2 of 3) 6
Technical Electives
Can be taken from an extensive list of physical sciences, mathematics and engineering
courses and select management courses as approved by an academic advisor.
Free Electives
Chosen from the general education elective or professional elective groups, or a course
approved by an academic advisor.
GPA Requirement  
A graduation index of 2.0 or better is required for graduation with a B.S.ME degree. In addition, a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 is required in the core index (all sophomore-level and higher required technical courses, including the restricted electives) and the non-core index (all required courses except the core courses) to qualify for graduation.