Engineering (BS): Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

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FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
CH 101 Chem - A Molecular Science1
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1
E 101 Intro to Engr & Problem Solving
E 115 Introd. to Comp Environ
MA 141 Calculus I1
ENG 101 Acad Writing and Research1
EC 205 Economics (EC 201, ARE 201)*

3
1
1
1
4
4
3

17

 CSC 112 Intro Comp FORTRAN (or CSC 114)
MA 241 Calculus II1
PY 205 Physics for Engrs & Sci I
(GEP Requirement*)
PE 1xx Fitness & Wellness Course*
PE/Healthy Living Elective*

3
4
4
3
1
1

16

SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
GC 120 Foundations of Graphics (or GC 210)
MA 242 Calculus III
MAE 206 Engineering Statics1,2
PY 208 Physics for Engr & Sci II
(GEP Requirement*)

3
4
3
4
3

17

 MA 341 Appl Diff Equations
MAE 208 Engineering Dynamics1,2
MAE 314 Solid Mechanics1
MSE 201 Struct & Prop Engr Mat'l
(GEP Requirement*)

3
3
3
3
3

15

JUNIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
MAE 308 Fluid Mechanics
MAE 301 Engr Thermodynamics I1
MAE 310 Heat Transfer
MAE 315 Dynamics of Machines
MAE 305 ME Lab I
ENG 331 Comm for Engr & Tech

3
3
3
3
1
3

16

 MAE 316 Strength of Mech Comp
MAE 435 Princ of  Automatic Control
ECE 331 Principles of Elec Engr I
MAE 306 ME Lab II
ST 370 Prob & Stat for Engineers
(GEP Requirement*)

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3
3
1
3
2-3

15-16

     
SENIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
MAE 4xx Technical Elective3
MAE 415 Mech Engr Analysis
MAE 469 Controls Lab
(GEP Requirement*)

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3
1
3

13

 MAE 4xx Technical Elective3
MAE 416 ME Senior Design
MAE 412 Energy Systems
Ethics Elective4 (GEP Requirement*)

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3

13

 

     
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*,I,J,K:122
     
Footnotes:    
     

Major Footnotes:

1 Minimum grade of C-.
2 Students must have a 2.5 to enroll in this course.
3 Choice of Technical Elective must be approved by BSE Site Director.
4 Select from the following PHI 375, 214; STS 302, 304, 320.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.
University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Fulfilled as part of the major requirements.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Fulfilled as part of the major requirements.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or PHI 214 or 375 taken as part of the major requirements satisfies 3 hours of this requirement.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose 3 credis from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list in a discipline other than EC. EC 205 (EC 201 or ARE 201) taken as part of the major requirements fulfills 3 hours of the Social Sciences GEP requirement.
E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.
F. Additional Breadth  - (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
XHumanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or STS 302, 304 or 320 taken as part of the major requirements will satisfy 3 hours of this requirement.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better )

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite or the following course if taken as part of the major requirements will satisfy this co-requisite: STS 302
K. Foreign Language proficiency - Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.