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Mechanical Engineering (BSENG)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Mechanical Engineering (BSE) Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Mathematics Requirement

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ELECENG Analytical Methods in Engineering
4.0

Calculus Course

1 courses required.

Calculus And Analytic Geometry

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

MATH Calculus and Analytic Geometry
4.0
MATH Calculus and Analytic Geometry
4.0
MATH Calculus and Analytic Geometry
4.0

Chemistry Requirement

CHEM 105 is suggested.

1 courses required.

CHEM General Chemistry for Engineering
5.0

Physics Requirement

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Physics I and Lab

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

PHYSICS Physics I (calculus Treatment)
4.0
PHYSICS Lab Physics I (calculus Treatment)
1.0

Physics Ii and Lab

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

PHYSICS Physics II (calculus Treatment)
4.0
PHYSICS Lab Physics II (calculus Treatment)
1.0

GER Distribution Requirement

One of the arts, humanities, or social science courses selected must also meet the UWM cultural diversity requirement.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Technical Electives– Mechanical Engineering Major

A minimum of 14 credits of technical electives are required.Students should consult their advisors for help in choosing the most appropriate concentration and technical electives for their own interests. Suggested technical elective sequences for all three areas are outlined below.It is recommended that students interested in thermal sciences take MechEng 402 and at least two courses from MechEng 415, 423, 432, 434, 435, 451, or 463. It is recommended that students interested in mechanical systems take MechEng 463 and at least two courses from MechEng 461, 462, 475, 476, or 478.It is recommended that students interested in general mechanical engineering take at least two courses from MechEng 402, 463, or 475.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Restricted Technical Electives

Select at least 6 credits.Students who earn 3 or more credits of co-op (EAS 001) may use 3 of those credits as approved technical electives.

6.0 Hrs. required.

EAS Engineering Co-op Work Period
3.0
MECHENG Thermo-Fluid Engineering
3.0

Free Technical Electives

The remaining technical elective credits are selected from this group.Students who take Chem 102 (or 117) may use up to 3 credits of Chem 104.Students who earn 3 or more credits of MechEng 699 may use only 3 of those credits as approved Free Technical Electives.

8.0 Hrs. required.

CHEM General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
5.0
CIV ENG Intermediate Strength of Materials
3.0

English Composition Requirement

1 courses required.

Course Work

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENGLISH College Writing and Research
3.0

Foreign Language Requirement

1 courses required.

Foreign Language in College

The foreign language requirement can be completed with two semesters of a single foreign language in college.

8.0 Hrs. required.

Physics Dual Major Requirements

Physics Dual Major Requirements: Students interested in a dual major must take the following courses. A maximum of 9 credits from the following list may be used to offset the Free Technical Elective requirements.Math 321 Vector Analysis 3 creditsPhysics 309 Modern Physics 3 creditsPhysics 408 Experiments in Linear Electronics 3 creditsPhysics 421 Electricity and Magnetism 4 creditsPhysics 441 Quantum Physics 1 4 creditsPhysics 498 Undergraduate Physics Seminar 1 credits

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Free Electives

Select 2 hours of free electives. This degree requires a minimum of 128 hours for graduation.

2.0 Hrs. required.

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