Sample Course Schedule

*For Students Matriculating in Fall 2020 or after*

Many courses have prerequisites, and therefore, the sequence in which courses are taken may be important.  The following sample course plans show one sequence which satisfies the prerequisites for the specified courses.  However, each student must develop a complete course plan in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please note that courses in bold are required MEAM courses.

The sample schedule below represents a student completing the General Curriculum (with no concentration declared).

Freshman Year

CUs Fall CUs Spring
1.5 MEAM 110/147 Intro to Mechanics & Lab 1.5 PHYS 151 Prin of Physics II & Lab or ESE 112 Engineering Electromagnetics
1 MATH 104-006 Calculus I 1 MATH 114-002 Calculus II
1 CHEM 101 Intro to Chemistry or
BIOL 121 Intro to Biology: The Molecular Biology of Life
1 Technical Elective, such as MEAM 101 Intro to Mech Design
1 Social Science/Humanities Elective 1 Writing Requirement
[Students with AP credit should consider taking ENGR 105 or MEAM 101]

Sophomore Year

CUs Fall CUs Spring
1 MEAM 202 Intro to Thermal and Fluids Engineering 1 MEAM 203 Thermodynamics I
1 MEAM 210 Statics & Strength of Materials 1 MEAM 211 Eng. Mechanics: Dynamics
.5 MEAM 247 Mech. Engineering Lab I .5 MEAM 248 Mech Engineering Lab I
1 MATH 240 Calculus III 1 ENM 251 Analytical Methods for Eng or MATH 241 Calculus IV

 

1 ENGR 105 Intro to Scientific Computing 1 EAS 203 Engineering Ethics

Junior Year

CUs Fall CUs Spring
1 MEAM 302 Fluid Mechanics 1 MEAM 321 Dynamic Systems and Control
1 MEAM 354 Mechanics of Solids 1 MEAM 333 Heat & Mass Transfer
1 MEAM 347 Mech Eng Design Lab 1 MEAM 348 Mech Eng Design Lab
1 Math Elective 1 Math or Natural Science Elective
1 Social Science/Humanities Elective 1 Social Science/Humanities Elective

Senior Year

CUs Fall CUs Spring
1 MEAM 445 Mech Eng Design Projects 1 MEAM 446 Mech Eng Design Projects
1 Upper-level MEAM course 1 Upper-level MEAM course
1 Upper-level MEAM course 1 Technical Elective
1 Technical Elective 1 Social Science/Humanities Elective
1 Social Science/Humanities Elective