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Mechanical Engineering Concentration

As an EMU mechanical engineering graduate, you will be prepared to pursue further studies or work in industry settings including automotive, chemical, construction, electronics, pharmaceuticals, rail and utilities, among others. 

Curriculum

EMU offers an engineering major with a minimum of 77 SH in mathematics, computer science, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Students may choose to have an emphasis in either mechanical or computer engineering by selecting specific upper-level courses as listed below.

Engineering Core (29 SH)

  • ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Design - 4  
  • ENGR 156 Mathematics for Engineering Lab - 2  
  • *ENGR 245 Experimental Methods - 2  
  • *ENGR 265 Analog Circuits - 4  
  • ENGR 270 Engineering Statics - 3  
  • ENGR 291 Engineering Design II - 2  
  • ENGR 325 Engineering Ethics - 2  
  • ENGR 390 Engineering Design III - 2  
  • ENGR 490 Senior Design - 2  
  • ENGR 491 Capstone Project - 2  

Choose two of the following courses:

  • CS 145 Introduction to Programming - 2  
  • CS 155 Programming in Python - 2  
  • CS 245 Programming in Java - 2  
  • CS 255 Intermediate Programming - 2  

Math/Science Core (31 - 33 SH)

  • CHEM 223 General Chemistry I    OR CHEM 224 General Chemistry II - 4  
  • MATH 185 Calculus I - 4  
  • MATH 195 Calculus II - 4  
  • *MATH 284 Multivariate Calculus - 2  
  • *MATH 286 Vector Calculus - 2  
  • STAT 220 Inferential Statistics - 2  
  • *MATH 310 Differential Equations - 3  
  • PHYS 252    and PHYS 253 University Physics I, lecture and laboratory    - 4 
  • PHYS 262    and PHYS 263 University Physics II, lecture and laboratory    - 4

Choose one of the following courses (2 - 4 SH):

  • MATH 170 Discrete Math - 4
  • *MATH 333 Topics in Mathematics (with advisor approval) 2-4
  • *MATH 350 Linear Algebra - 3  
  • STAT 230 Regression and ANOVA - 2
  • *MATH 470 Mathematical Probability -3
  • ENVS 145 or 181 Environmental Science - 2 or 3
  • CHEM 224 General Chemistry II - 4
  • BIOL 173 Concepts in Biology 4

Upper-Level Electives (17 SH)

Include three 300 level or 400 level courses.

Mechanical Engineering Emphasis (17 SH)

  • *ENGR 280 Engineering Dynamics - 3  
  • ENGR 380 Systems - 4  
  • *ENGR 350 Fluid Mechanics - 4    OR *PHYS 405 Thermodynamics - 3  

Choose a minimum of 6 SH from the following courses:

  • *ENGR 333 Topics in Engineering (with advisor approval) - 2-4 
  • *CE 365 Digital Circuits - 3  
  • *ENGR 370 Strength of Materials - 4  
  • *ENGR 350 Fluid Mechanics - 4    OR *PHYS 405 Thermodynamics - 3  
  • *ENGR 480 Control Systems - 3  
  • ENGR 499 Independent Study/Research (to be arranged with faculty) - 1-3  
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