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Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Mechanical Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering Degree: Bachelor of Science


All Engineering Prerequisites must be completed with a "C" or higher. (29.00 credit hours)

MATH Math requirement:

  • MAC2311 Calculus I
  • MAC2312 Calculus II
  • MAC2313 Calculus III
  • MAP2302 Ordinary Diff. Equations
    *Students must complete Pre-Calculus at the college level with a "C" or higher to take Calculus I.
    *MAC2281, 2282, and 2283 may be substituted for MAC2311, 2312, and 2213.
    *MAP2305 may be substituted for MAP2302.

CHEMISTRY Chemistry requirement:

  • CHM2045+L General Chemistry
    *CHS1440 may be substituted for CHM2045. If CHS1440 is 4.0 cr hrs and includes lab, it may be used for CHM2045C.
    *CHM2045C may be substituted for CHM2045&L.

PHYSICS I Physics I requirement:

  • PHY2048+L Calculus Based Physics I *
    *Students who did not successfully complete high school physics must complete PHY1020C Intro to Physics with a "C" or higher before completing Calculus Physics I.
    *Calculus Based Physics has an additional prerequisite of Calculus I and a Co-requisite of Calculus II.
    *PHY2048C may be substituted for lecture and lab.
    *PHY2043 may be substituted for the lecture.

PHYSICS II Physics II requirement:

  • PHY2049+L Calculus Based Physics II *
    *PHY2049C may be substituted for lecture and lab.
    *PHY2044 may be substituted for the lecture.


Mechanical Engineering Foundation: (7 courses - 18.0 semester hours)

COP2220 Computer Science I (3 Credits)

EEL3111 Circuit Analysis I (3 Credits)

EGN1001 Introduction to Engineering I (2 Credits)

EGN2009 Introduction to Engineering II (2 Credits)

EGN3311 Statics (3 Credits)

EGN3613 Economics for Engineers (2 Credits)

STA3032 (GM) Prob/Statistics for Engrs (3 Credits)

Core Requirements

Mechanical Engineering Core: (6 courses - 16.0 semester hours)

EGN3203 Modern Computational Methods (3 Credits)

EGN3321 Dynamics (3 Credits)

EGN3331 Strength of Materials (3 Credits)

EML3100 Thermodynamics I (3 Credits)

EML4551 Senior Capstone Design I (1 Credit)

EML4552 Senior Capstone Design II (3 Credits)

Major Requirements

Mechanical Engineering Major Requirements: (13 courses - 32.0 semester hours)

EML3015 Fluids I (3 Credits)

EML3101 Thermodynamics II (3 Credits)

EML3520C Material Science I (3 Credits)

EML3535C Modern Engineering CAD (2 Credits)

EML4004L Energy Systems Lab (1 Credit)

EML4126 Transport Phenomena (3 Credits)

EML4140 Heat Transfer (3 Credits)

EML4301L Mechanical Systems Laboratory (1 Credit)

EML4304L Fluid Mechanics Lab (1 Credit)

EML4312 Model/Analysis Dynamic Systems (3 Credits)

EML4313 Control of Machinery (3 Credits)

EML4320C Integrated Design/Manufacture (3 Credits)

EML4501 Machine Design (3 Credits)

Technical Electives (9 credits)

Mechanical Engineering Technical Electives: (3 courses - 9.0 semester hours)
Select Nine hours from the Courses listed below.

SELECT 9 Hrs. from the following:

  • EML 3553 Project Engineering I
  • EML 4016 Fluids II
  • EML 4414 Heat Power Engineering
  • EML 4048 Simulation of Production Systems
  • EML 4304 Advanced Solid Modeling
  • EML 4320 Integrated Design & Manufacturing
  • EML 4500 Finite Element Modeling & Analysis
  • EML 4544 Materials & Handling I
  • EML 4554 Project Engineering II
  • EML 4601 HVAC Systems
  • EML 4622 Clean & Renewable Energy Technology
  • EML 4804 Mechatronics
  • EML 4806 Robotics Engineering
  • EML 4905 Directed Independent Study (1-3 hrs)
  • EML 4930 Special Topics: Mechanical Engineering (1-3)
  • EML 4949 Co-op Work Experience (0-1 hr)


No additonal hours should be necessary.
If necessary, select additional courses to attain a total of 128 hours. This area may include hours at any level (1000-4000).