Courses for your Mechanical Engineering degree

First-year courses and beyond*

September to December

  • ME 100 – Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Practice 1
  • CHE 102 – Chemistry for Engineers
  • MATH 115 – Linear Algebra for Engineering
  • MATH 116 – Calculus 1 for Engineering
  • PHYS 115 – Mechanics

January to April or May to August

  • ME 100B – Seminar
  • ME 101 – Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Practice 2
  • ME 115 – Structure and Properties of Materials
  • ME 123 – Electrical Circuits and Instrumentation
  • MATH 118 – Calculus 2 for Engineering
  • One Complementary Studies Elective Course
 

After first year

Sample upper-year courses

ME 250 – Thermodynamics 1
ME 321 – Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines
ME 435 – Industrial Metallurgy
ME 547 – Robot Manipulators: Kinematics, Dynamics, Control

 
*This is a sample schedule. Courses may be subject to change depending on availability each term.

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