Recommended program of study
First semester
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I4
or CHEM 1113 General Chemistry for Engineers
MAE 1001Introduction to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering1
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I *3
SEAS 1001Engineering Orientation1
UW 1020University Writing *4
One humanities and social sciences elective **3
Second semester
MAE 1004Engineering Drawing and Computer Graphics3
MAE 1117Introduction to Engineering Computations3
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II *3
MATH 2184Linear Algebra I3
PHYS 1021University Physics I *4
One humanities or social sciences elective 23
Third semester
APSC 2057Analytical Mechanics I3
APSC 2113Engineering Analysis I3
MAE 2117Engineering Computations3
MAE 3192Manufacturing Processes and Systems3
MATH 2233Multivariable Calculus *3
Fourth semester
APSC 2058Analytical Mechanics II3
APSC 3115Engineering Analysis III3
CE 2220Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids3
MAE 2131Thermodynamics3
PHYS 1022University Physics II4
Fifth semester
MAE 3126Fluid Mechanics I3
MAE 3127Fluid Mechanics Lab1
MAE 3166WMaterials Science and Engineering3
MAE 3191Mechanical Design of Machine Elements3
MAE 3119Electronics and Devices for Mechanical Engineers3,1
BME 4820Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers3
Sixth semester
MAE 3120Methods of Engineering Experimentation3
MAE 3128Biomechanics I3
MAE 3134Linear System Dynamics3
MAE 3167WMechanics of Materials Lab1
MAE 3187Heat Transfer3
MAE 3193Mechanical Systems Design3
Seventh semester
MAE 4151Capstone Design Project I3
MAE 4149Thermal Systems Design3
MAE 4182Electromechanical Control System Design3
MAE 6238Biomaterials3
One humanities or social sciences elective 23
Eighth semester
MAE 4152WCapstone Design Project II3
MAE 3171Patent Law for Engineers3
Three humanities or social sciences electives (total 9 credits) 29

*Course satisfies the University General Education Requirement in math, science, and writing.

**To satisfy the SEAS Humanities and Social Science requirement, all mechanical engineering students must take one humanities course and two social sciences courses from the University General Education Requirement list; PHIL 2135, and two additional humanities or social science or non-technical courses from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering's list of approved electives. All courses taken to satisfy this requirement must be offered for at least 3 credits.

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