Mechanical Engineering (BS)

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Wed, 2009-07-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research
MA 141 Calculus I1
EC 205 Economics (EC 201, ARE 201)*

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17

 CSC 112 Intro Comp FORTRAN (or CSC 114)
MA 241 Calculus II1
PY 205 Phsyics for Engr & Sc I
GEP Requirement*
PE 10* Fitness & Wellness Course*

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

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4
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17
 MA 341 Appl Differential Eq
MAE 208 Engr Dynamics1,2
MAE 314 Solid Mechanics1
MSE 200 Mech. Prop. Engr. Materials
GEP Requirement*
Phys Ed/Healthy Living Elective*

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16

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

ENG 331 Comm Engr & Tech
MAE 301 Engr Thermodynamics I1
MAE 305 ME Lab I
MAE 308 Fluid Mechanics
MAE 315 Dynamics of Machines
ST 370 Prob & Stat for Engineers

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1
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16

 ECE 331 Principles of Elec. Engr. I
MAE 302 Engr Thermodynamics II
MAE 306 ME Lab II
MAE 310 Heat Transfer Fundamentals
MAE 316 Strength of Mech Comp
GEP Requirement*

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SENIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
MAE 469 Controls Lab
MAE 415 Mech Engr Analysis
MAE 435 Prin of Auto Control
ISE 311 Engr Econ Analysis
MAE 4** Tech Elective3
GEP Requirement*

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16

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

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Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*:125
 
Footnotes:    
 

Major/Program requirements and footnotes:
1 Minumum grade of C-
2 Students must have a 2.3 GPA to enroll in this course.
3 Technical electives must be selected from the following list (when offered): ISE 311, MAE 403, MAE 406, MAE 408, MAE 421, MAE 442, MAE 495 and the following with permission from the instructor: MAE 496 (limited to 3 credit hours), MAE 5**.
4 Ethics course must be chosen from STS 302, STS 304, STS 320, PHI 214 or PHI 375. A course selected from this list will also fulfill a GEP requirement – see below.

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

PHYSICAL EDUCATION - 2 hours to be selected from the approved GEP Physical Education list.
a. One fitness and wellness course (any PE 100-level course).
b. One additional credit hour of PE activity courses.
HUMANITIES - 6 credits to be selected in two different disciplines (two different course prefixes) from the approved GEP Humanities list. PHI 214 or PHI 375 taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Humanities requirement
SOCIAL SCIENCES - 3 credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205, 201 or ARE 201 taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.
ADDITIONAL BREADTH - 3 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts lists.
INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES - 5-6 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list. STS 302, STS 304 or STS 320 taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 5 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives requirement.

Co-requisites:
U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites.\
Foreign Language proficiency at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation .