Dec 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Mechanical Engineering - Automotive Engineering Concentration (BME)


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Please refer to the Four Year Plan for departmental recommended path towards graduation.   

University Requirements:


College Requirements:


  • The College of Engineering requires nine additional breadth credits (21 credits total including the University Breadth requirements) (minimum grade of C-).
    • These nine credits may be selected in any combination from the University Breadth Requirements  list and the College of Engineering Breadth Requirement List  in any category except Math, Natural Sciences and Technology.
    • Of the 21 credits, six credits must be at the Upper Level, defined as:
      • any 300-level or higher course on the University Breadth Requirement list (excluding Math, Natural Sciences and Technolgy courses)
      • any 300-level or higher course on the College of Engineering Breadth Requirement list (excluding Math, Natural Sciencs and Technology courses)
      • any foreign language instruction course at the 107 level or higher as designated on the College of Engineering Breadth Requirement list (some courses above the 107 level do NOT count toward this requirement because they are taught in English).
    • A maximum of two courses (six credits) can be taken from the Career and Professional Preparation sub-section of the College of Engineering Breadth Requirement list to satisfy the College of Engineering addtional breadth requirement.
    • Of the 21 credits, three credits may be used to satisfy the University Multicultural Requirement (recommended for timely progress toward degree completion.)
    • With few exceptions, students may not use courses from their major to satisfy Breadth Requirement coursework.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Courses taken from the College of Engineering Breadth Requirement list can ONLY count toward the additional nine credits of breadth the College of Engineering requires for its majors. They CANNOT count for University Breadth.

Academic Standards


Students pursuing any engineering major (except Computer Science or Information Systems) must have at least a 2.0 grade point average in all engineering, mathematics, and science courses used to fulfill graduation requirements. If a course is repeated, only the last grade will be used to compute the engineering grade point average; all grades are used to compute the University’s cumulative grade point index. Credit from courses taken pass/fail cannot be used to complete any engineering degree requirement, unless the course is only offered pass/fail in the engineering curriculum.

Mechanical Engineering Major Requirements:


Technical Electives:


Concentration Requirements:


  • Students are required to apply for the Concentration and must complete all the requirements for the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • Students are required to complete at least 12 credits in accordance with the following requirements.
  • Credits used towards this concentration (excluding any faculty-approved credits from MEEG401, Senior Design) may also be used to satisfy the depth technical elective requirements for the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • No more than 3 of the 12 credits used for this Concentration can be applied toward any other Concentration.

Note:


Appropriate Independent Study, Senior Research, and/or additional courses may also be used, with faculty approval, to satisfy this requirement.

Electives:


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 125


Last Revised for 2018-2019 Academic Year