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. 

All engineering majors enroll in a robust core of challenging math and science courses, including an engineering core of 28 credits, a math/science core of 31 credits, and also a concentration of 17 upper-level credits in either mechanical engineering or computer engineering


Engineering Core Semester Hours
Introduction to Engineering and Design 4
Mathematics for Engineering Lab 2
Introduction to Programming OR Intermediate Programming 3/4
Experimental Methods* 2
Analog Circuits* 4
Engineering Statics 3
Engineering Design II 2
Engineering Ethics 2
Engineering Design III 2
Senior Design 2
Capstone Project 2
Math/Science Core Semester  Hours
Calculus I 4
Calculus II 4
Inferential Statistics 2
Multivariate Calculus 2
Vector Calculus* 2
Differential Equations* 3
University Physics I and lab 4
University Physics II and lab 4
General Chemistry I 4

And One Of The Following:

Mathematics for Engineering 
Topics in Mathematics (with advisor approval)
Linear Algebra 

Mechanical Engineering Emphasis Courses Semester Hours
Engineering Dynamics* 3
Fluid Mechanics* OR Thermodynamics* 4/3
Systems 3

And Two+ Of The Following:

Topics in Engineering (with advisor approval)
Fluid Mechanics* OR Thermodynamics*
Digital Circuits*
Strength of Materials*
Control Systems*


*Alternate year courses are denoted with an asterisk.

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