Engineering Major Curriculum

EMU offers both an engineering major with mechanical and computer concentrations. Both are designed to prepare you with the rigorous STEM training you need and the liberal arts and humanities context you seek.

Core Curriculum


Engineering Core (31 SH) Math/Science Core (33 or 36 SH)
Introduction to Engineering and Design (4)
Introduction to Programming or Intermediate Programming (3)
Experimental Methods* (3)
Analog Circuits* (3)
Engineering Statics (3)
Engineering Design II (3)
Engineering Design III (3)
Senior Design/Capstone Project (2/2)
Ethics in Computing and Engineering* (3)

Precalculus for Science and Engineering (0 or 3)
Math for Engineering Lab (1)
Calculus I/II/* and III (12)
Statistics for the Natural Sciences* (3)
Differential Equations (3)
Linear Algebra* (3)
University Physics I/II (8)
General Chemistry (4)

Alternate year courses denoted with *
Courses required for the given emphasis denoted with #

Concentrations: Upper Level Electives

Computer Engineering Concentration Courses
Students will select six of the following courses, three of which must be 300 level. Courses in bold are required. Alternate year courses denoted with *

Discrete Math (4)
Software Engineering (3)
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems (3)
Networks and Data Communications (3)
Digital Circuits (3)


Math Modeling* (3)
Linear Systems* (3)
Control Systems* (3)
Data Structures* (3)
Topics in Engineering* (3)

Mechanical Engineering Concentration Courses
Students will select six of the following courses, three of which must be 300 level. Courses in bold are required. Alternate year courses denoted with *

Engineering Dynamics (3)
Linear Systems (3)
Strength of Materials (4)
Thermodynamics (3)
Digital Circuits (3)


Math Modeling (3)
Fluid Mechanics (3)
Heat Transfer (3)
Control Systems (3)
Topics in Engineering (3)