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Mechanical Engineering Curriculum (without CO-OP)

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Fall Semester - Year 1 Credits
ENG 101   English I 4
MTH 181   Calculus I 4
CHM 261   General Chemistry I 4
CHM 266   General Chemistry Laboratory I 1
ESC 100*   New Student Orientation 1
ESC 120***   Introduction To Engineering Design 2
Spring Semester - Year 1 Credits
ESC 102   Technical Writing & Professional Communication 3
MTH 182   Calculus II 4
PHY 241   University Physics I 5
ESC 152  Programming with Matlab 3
ESC 270   Materials Science 3
CSC 121**   Career Orientation 1
Fall Semester - Year 2 Credits
ESC 250   Differential Equations for Engineers 3
PHY 242   University Physics II 5
ESC 201   Statics 3
IME 250   Material Processing and Metrology 3
IME 251   Material Processing and Metrology Lab 1
MTH 283   Multivariable Calculus 2
Spring Semester - Year 2 Credits
ESC 350   Linear Algebra & Numerical Methods in Engineering 3
MCE 255   Computer-Aided Engineering 4
ESC 202   Dynamics 3
ESC 211   Strength of Materials 3
ESC 315   Electrical Engineering Concepts 3
                   Gen Ed Elective 3
Fall Semester - Year 3 Credits
MCE 305   Kinematics & Dynamics of Machinery 4
ESC 301   Fluid Mechanics 3
ESC 321   Thermodynamics I 3
MCE 371   Vibrations 4
ESC 310   Engineering Statistics and Probability 3
Spring Semester - Year 3 Credits
MCE 324   Introduction to Heat Transfer 4
MCE 367   Machine Design I 4
MCE 380   Instrumentation/Measurements Lab 3
MCE 421   Applied Thermodynamics 4
                   Gen Ed Elective 3
Fall Semester - Year 4 Credits
MCE 450   Design Project I (Writing) 2
ESC 282   Engineering Economy 3
PHL 215   Engineering Ethics (Writing) 3
MCE 441   Introduction to Linear Control Systems 4
                   MCE Lab Elective 3
                   Gen Ed Elective 3
Spring Semester - Year 4 Credits
MCE 451   Design Project II (Writing) 2
                   MCE Elective 4
                   MCE Elective 4
                   Gen Ed Elective 3
                   Gen Ed Elective 3

* Not Required for transfer students
** Optional Course - Required for participation in co-op and internship programs.
*** Requirement for freshmen and transfer students admitted to Engineering College Fall 2003 and after.
Minimum number of credits required for degree (excluding orientation and co-op): 137