Major in Engineering-Physics (BS) – Mechanical Engineering Option
University Requirement – 2 hours
GSTD 1002 Freshman Seminar
General Education – 18 hours (17 hours of mathematics, biological science, physical science, social
science, and fine arts/humanities courses are included in the major.)
Mechanical Engineering – 55 hours
ENGR 1023/1021 Introduction to Engineering/Lab
ENGR 1212 Engineering Graphics
ENGR 2020 Engineering Exams*
ENGR 2033 Electrical Circuits I
ENGR 2043 Properties of Materials
ENGR 2143 Statics
ENGR 2163 Dynamics
ENGR 3163 Computer Aided Engineering Analysis
ENGR 3003 Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 3013 Thermodynamics
ENGR 3023 Heat Transfer
ENGR 3043 Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 3073 Engineering Economics
ENGR 3083 Numerical Methods in Engineering
ENGR 3102 Solid Mechanics Lab
ENGR 3112 Thermal Fluid Science Lab
ENGR 3143 Manufacturing Processes
ENGR 4153 Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning
ENGR 4013 Machine Design
ENGR 4023 Senior Design Project
*Students must register for this course each fall/spring semester as an exam period for all
Engineering and/or Physics courses sophomore and up. See course description.
Chemistry – 8 hours
CHEM 1023/1021 University Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 1123/1121 University Chemistry II/Lab
Computer Science – 3 hours
CSCI 2103 Computer Science I
Mathematics – 16 hours
MATH 1525 Calculus I
MATH 1545 Calculus II
MATH 2563 Calculus III
MATH 3033 Differential Equations
Physics – 8 hours
PHYS 2203/2201 University Physics I/Lab
PHYS 2213/2211 University Physics II/Lab
Electives – 10 hours of upper-level physics or engineering electives to meet the 40 junior/senior
The Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with the mechanical focus is a comprehensive degree that offers a balanced and strong engineering curriculum that prepares our undergraduates to be able to undertake product design and development roles in industry and take on engineering tasks in a technical setting. The bachelor degree provides a broad background in mechanics of materials, structures and control systems. Our engineering program enjoys a unique partnership with local industries; real world engineering problem-solving is enhanced by practical experience our majors receive through industry internship opportunities. The students are also required to work on a senior capstone engineering design project overseen by a faculty member.
- Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge.
- Our graduates have the knowledge to make informed and ethical scientific decisions.
- Our graduates utilize appropriate quantitative skills in making decisions.
- Our graduates demonstrate the information literacy required for scientific study.
- Our graduates possess the knowledge and skills in engineering and the physical sciences to be successful.
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