University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Mechanical Engineering: General (Bachelor of Science)

General Requirements

Curriculum

First-Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CHEM 031 - Introductory Chemistry 4
ENGS 001 - Written Expression 3
ENGR 002 - Graphical Communication 2
MATH 021 - Calculus I 4
HSS Electives1 3 3
MATH 022 - Calculus II 4
ME 001 - First-Year Design Experience 2
PHYS 031 - Physics for Engineers I 4
PHYS 030 - Problem Solving Session I (optional) (1)
CS 020 - Programming for Engineers 3
Total 16 16/17
Sophomore
Course Credits
Fall Spring
ME 040 - Thermodynamics2 3
CE 001 - Statics 2 3
MATH 121 - Calculus III 4
PHYS 125 - Physics for Engineers II 3
PHYS 123 - Problem Solving Session II (optional) (1)
ME 012 - Dynamics 2 3
ME 014 - Mechanics of Solids 2 3
ME 042 - Applied Thermodynamics2 3
ME 082 - Mech Engineering Lab I 2 2
MATH 271 - Adv Engineering Mathematics 3
HSS Elective1 3
Total 13/14 17
Junior
Course Credits
Fall Spring
ME 111 - System Dynamics 3
ME 143 - Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 171 - Design of Elements 3
MATH 124 - Linear Algebra 3
EE 100 and EE 101 - Concepts I & II 4 4
ME 123 and ME 124 - Lab II and III 2 2
ME 101 - Engineering Materials I 3
ME 144 - Heat Transfer 3
STAT 143 - Statistics for Engineering 3
Total 18 15
Senior
Course Credits
Fall Spring
ME 161 - Modern Manufacturing Processes 3
ME 185 - Capstone Design I 2
ME Electives3 3 6
Technical Electives4 3 3
HSS Electives1 3 3
ME 186 - Capstone Design II 2
Total 14 14
Notes:
  1. Required Social Science and Humanities: Students must select five (fifteen credits) from the approved Humanities courses listed in the catalogue, two (six credits) of which must also be from the University Approved Diversity courses (Category One and Category Two) listed in this catalogue and two (six credits) must be from the same department.
  2. Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) requirements: MATH 021 and MATH 022, CHEM 031, PHYS 031 and CS 020. All PET courses must be completed with C- or better before any sophomore engineering courses may be taken.
  3. ME course 200-level or higher.
  4. Any 100-level or higher courses in EM and BSAD (except STAT 111 and ME 114); CS 014, CS 016, CS 021, CS 026; or Natural Sciences with approval of advisor.

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