Bachelor of Science Curriculum

 
  • Freshman year

    First Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    MAT 2010 Calculus I 4  
    CHM 1225  (PS) Chemical Structure, Bonding & Reactivity 3  
    CHM 1230 Chemical Principles in the Laboratory 1  
    BE 1200 (CL) Basic Engineering 1: CAD/3-D Printing 3  
    ENG 1020 (BC) Introductory College Writing 3  
    Total Credits   14  

    Second Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    MAT 2020 Calculus II 4  
    PHY 2175 (PS) General Physics 4  
    BE 1300 Science of Engineering Materials I 3  
    BE 1310 Science of Engineering Materials Lab 1  
    BE 1500 Introduction to Programming and Computation for Engineers 3  
    Total Credits   15  
  • Sophomore year

    First Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    MAT 2030 Calculus III 4  
    PHY 2185 General Physics 4  
    BE 2100 Probability and Statistics for Engineering Application 3  
    ME 2410 Statics 3 BE 1500, MAT 2020, PHY 2175
    (AI) * American Society and Institutions Elective 3  
    (CT) ** Critical Thinking Exam 0  
    Total Credits   17  

    Second Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    MAT 2150 Differential Equations and Matrix Algebra 4  
    ME 2420 Mechanics of Materials 3 ME 2410 or CE 2410, with BE 1300/1310 as pre-/co-requisite
    ME 2500 Numerical Methods Using MATLAB 2 BE 1500, MAT 2030, with MAT 2150 as pre-/co-requisite
    ME 2200 Thermodynamics 3 BE 1500, MAT 2020, PHY 2175, BE 1200, with BE 1300/1310 as pre/co-requisite
    BIO 1510 (LS) Basic Life Mechanisms*** 3  
    Total Credits   15  

    * See advisor for the appropriate course selection
    ** Can be taken earlier; or by taking an appropriate CT course; or satisfied thru MTA Transfer/MACRAO Agreement
    *** Can be satisfied by CLEP Exam; www.testing.wayne.edu

    Notes:

    • Prerequisites are cumulative
    • ME 2200 & 2410 are pre-professional courses
  • Junior year

    First Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    ME 3300 Fluid Mechanics 4 ME 2410, BE 2550 or ME 2500; Admission to professional program
    ME 3400 Dynamics 3 ME 2500, ME 2410, MAT 2150; Admission to professional program
    ME 3450 Manufacturing Processes I 3 ME 2500, ME 2420 and Admission to professional program
    ECE 3300 Introduction to Electrical Circuits 4  
    ENG 3050 (IC) Technical Communication I: Report Writing 3  
    Total Credits   17  

    Second Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    ME 4210 Heat Transfer Theory and Lab 4 ME 3300, ENG 3050
    ME 4150 Design Machine Element 4 ME 3450, BE 2100 
    ME 4410 Vibrations Theory and Lab 4 ME 3400, ENG 3050
    PHI 1120 (PL) Professional Ethics 3  
    ENG 3060 (OC) Technical Communication II: Writing & Speaking 3  
    Total Credits   18  

    Notes:

    • Prerequisites are cumulative
  • Senior year

    First Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    ME 4300 (5330 AGRADE) Thermal Fluid Systems Design 4 ME 4210, ENG 3060
    ME 4420 Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems 4 ME 3400
    ME 5XXX/6XXX Mechanical Engineering Technical Electives 4  
      (HS) Historical Studies Elective * 3  
    Total Credits   15  

    Second Semester

    Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
    ME 4500 (ME 5500 AGRADE) (WI) Mechanical Engineering Design II 4

    ME4150, BE2550/ME2500, ENG 3060, with ME 4410 as pre/co-req 

    [ME 4500 & ME 4300 cannot be taken together.]

    ME 5XXX/6XXX Mechanical Engineering Technical Electives 4  
      (VP) Visual & Performing Arts Elective * 3  
      (FC) Foreign Culture Elective * 3  
    ECO 2010 or 2020 (SS) Principles of Micro/Macro Economics 4  
    Total Credits   18  

     

    Total Credits

          

    129

    * See advisor for the appropriate course selection

    Notes:

    • Prerequisites are cumulative