BSE Degree Requirements
*For Students Matriculating in Fall 2017 or after*
Below are the requirements for the BSE degree for students who matriculated in Fall 2017 or after.
This reflects a total of 40 course units. Courses with additional information or recommendations delineated with arrows (▼) and can be accessed by clicking on the course number/name.
Note: Any student considering submatriculation should register for 500level crosslists as 400level courses will not count towards a graduate degree. SEAS will not approve retroactive changes in course designation.
Mathematics AND NATURAL SCIENCE (10 CUs) 

MATH 104006 Calculus I (1 CU) ▼

MATH 114 Calculus II (1 CU) ▼

MATH 240 Calculus III (1 CU) ▼

ENM 251 Analytical Methods for Engineering or MATH 241 Calculus IV (1 CU) ▼

Additional Math Course (1 CU) ▼


MEAM 110 Introduction to Mechanics (1 CU) ▼

MEAM 147 Introduction to Mechanics Lab (.5 CU) ▼

PHYS 151 Principles of Physics II (1.5 CU) ▼

CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (1 CU) ▼

CHEM 053 General Chemistry Laboratory I (.5 CU) ▼

Additional Math or Natural Science Course (.5 or 1 CU) ▼

Core MEAM (10 CUs) 
MEAM 203 Thermodynamics (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 210 Statics and Strength of Materials (1 CU)  Fall
Due to significant overlap with MEAM 210, MEAM students should not register to take BE 200.

MEAM 211 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 247 MEAM Lab I (.5 CU)  Fall 
MEAM 248 MEAM Lab I (.5 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 302 Fluid Mechanics (1 CU)  Fall 
MEAM 321 Vibrations of Mechanical Systems (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 333 Heat and Mass Transfer (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 347 Mechanical Engineering Design Lab (1 CU)  Fall 
MEAM 348 Mechanical Engineering Design Lab (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM 354 Mechanics of Solids (1 CU)  Fall 
Professional Electives (10 Cus) 

ENGR 105 Intro to Scientific Computing (1 CU) ▼

MEAM 445 Mechanical Engineering Design Projects (1 CU) Fall 
MEAM 446 Mechanical Engineering Design Projects (1 CU)  Spring 
MEAM UpperLevel Electives (3 CUs) 

General Professional Electives (4 CUs) ▼

GENERAL ELECTIVES (7 CUs) 

Social Science electives (2 CUs)  EAS 203 required for entering class of Fall 2013 
Humanities electives (2 CUs) 
Social Science or Humanities elective (1 CU) 
Social Science, Humanities or Technology, Business and Societies electives (2 CUs) 
FREE ELECTIVES (3 CUs) 
Free electives  Every course at Penn is considered a Free Elective except those on this list. (3 CUs) 