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Four-year plan – accessible

While students may progress at different paces through the curriculum, here is an outline for completing the 2019-2020 program in four years. Indented items are prerequisites (taken before the class). An asterisk (*) indicates the course is a co-requisite (taken at the same time as or before the class).

Year 1

Semester 1 – 17 credits

  • CHEM 111 – General Chemistry 1 (3 credits)
    • CHEM 111L – General Chemistry Lab 1 *
  • CHEM 111L – General Chemistry Lab 1 (1 credit)
    • CHEM 111 – General Chemistry 1 *
  • MATH 170 – Calculus 1 (4 credits)
  • ENGR 180 – Communication in Design Thinking (3 credits)
  • ENGL 101 – Introduction to College Writing (3 credits)
  • UF 100 – Foundations of Intellectual Life (3 credits)

Semester 2 – 15 credits

  • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus (4 credits)
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1 *
    • PHYS 211L – Physics 1 with Calculus Lab *
  • PHYS 211L – Physics 1 with Calculus Lab (1 credit)
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus *
  • MATH 175 – Calculus 2 (4 credits)
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1
  • CS 117 – C++ for Engineers (3 credits)
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1
  • ENGL 102 – Introduction to College Writing and Research (3 credits)

Year 2

Semester 3 – 16 credits

  • PHYS 212 – Physics 2 with Calculus (4 credits)
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2 *
    • PHYS 212L – Physics 2 with Calculus Lab *
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus
  • PHYS 212L – Physics 2 with Calculus Lab (1 credit)
    • PHYS 212 – Physics 2 with Calculus *
  • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory (4 credits)
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
  • ENGR 210 – Engineering Statics (3 credits)
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus
  • ME 271 – Introduction to Computation for Engineers (1 credit)
    • CS 117 – C++ for Engineers
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus *
  • UF 200 – Foundations of Ethics and Diversity (3 credits)

Semester 4 – 17 credits

  • ME 302 – Thermodynamics 1 (3 credits)
    • CHEM 111 – General Chemistry 1
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus
  • ME 105 – Mechanical Engineering Graphics (3 credits)
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1
  • MATH 275 – Multivariable and Vector Calculus (4 credits)
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
  • ENGR 220 – Engineering Dynamics (3 credits)
    • ENGR 210 – Engineering Statics
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
  • MSE 245 – Introduction to Materials Science (3 credits)
    • CHEM 111 – General Chemistry 1
    • MATH 170 – Calculus 1
  • MSE 245L – Introduction to Materials Science Lab (1 credit)
    • MSE 245 – Introduction to Materials Science *

Year 3

Semester 5 – 16 credits

  • ME 330 – Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)
    • ENGR 210 – Engineering Statics
    • MATH 275 – Multivariable and Vector Calculus
    • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory
  • ME 331 – Fluid Mechanics Lab (1 credit)
    • ME 330 – Fluid Mechanics *
  • MATH 360/361 – Engineering Statistics/Probability and Statistics (3 credits)
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
  • ME 350 – Engineering Mechanics of Materials (3 credits)
    • ENGR 210 – Engineering Statics
    • MATH 175 – Calculus 2
  • ENGR 240 – Introduction to Circuits (3 credits)
    • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory *
    • ENGR 120 or 130 – Introduction to Engineering
    • PHYS 211 – Physics 1 with Calculus
  • ENGL 202 – Technical Communication (3 credits)

Semester 6 – 14 credits

  • ME 320 – Heat Transfer (3 credits)
    • MATH 275 – Multivariable and Vector Calculus
    • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory
    • ME 271 – Introduction to Computation for Engineers
    • ME 302 – Thermodynamics 1
    • ME 330 – Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 380 – Kinematics and Machine Dynamics (3 credits)
    • ENGR 220 – Engineering Dynamics
    • MATH 275 – Multivariable and Vector Calculus
    • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory
    • ME 271 – Introduction to Computation for Engineers
  • ME 310 – Experimental Methods Laboratory (2 credits)
    • ENGL 202 – Technical Communication *
    • ENGR 240 – Introduction to Circuits
    • MATH 360/361 – Engineering Statistics/Probability and Statistics
    • ME 331 – Fluid Mechanics Lab
  • ME 352 – Machine Design 1 (3 credits)
    • MSE 245/245L – Introduction to Materials Science/Lab
    • MATH 360/361 – Engineering Statistics/Probability and Statistics
    • ME 105 – Mechanical Engineering Graphics
    • ME 350 – Engineering Mechanics of Materials
  • FA Elective (Arts) (3 credits)

Year 4

Semester 7 – 15 credits

  • ME 424 – Thermal and Fluids Systems Design (3 credits)
    • ME 320 – Heat Transfer
    • ME 330 – Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 481 – Senior Design Project 1 (3 credits)
    • ME 424 – Thermal and Fluids Systems Design *
    • ME 462 – Machine Design 2 *
    • ME 310 – Experimental Methods Laboratory
  • ME 462 – Machine Design 2 (3 credits)
    • ME 352 – Machine Design 1
    • ME 380 – Kinematics and Machine Dynamics
  • ME Elective (upper division) (3 credits)
  • FH Elective (Humanities) (3 credits)

Semester 8 – 15 credits

  • ME 483 – Senior Design Project 2 (3 credits)
    • ME 481 – Senior Design Project 1
  • ME Elective (upper division) (3 credits)
  • ME Elective (upper division technical) (3 credits)
  • FS Elective (Social Science – Second Field Course) (3 credits)
  • FC Elective (Oral Communication) (3 credits)