College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Physics & Mechanical Engineering

Five Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

DD 190 Intro to Engineering (3)
EN 102 Freshman Writing Seminar (3)
MA 106 Calculus 1 (5)
PE 101 Lifetime Fitness (1)
PH 201 Analytical Physics 1 (5)
Total Credits (17)

Semester 2

CO 2 Core Division 2 (3)
CS 142 Intro to Computer Science and Programming (3)
ID 103 Humanities Colloquium (3)
MA 107 Calculus 2 (4)
PE 102 Lifetime Fitness Activity (1)
PH 202 Analytical Physics 2 (5)
Total Credits (19)

Semester 3

CH 105 General Chemistry (5)
FL 101 Foreign Language 1 (4)
ID 201 Change and Tradition 1 (3)
MA 208 Calculus 3 (3)
PH 301 Modern Physics 1 (3)
Total Credits (18)

Semester 4

CH 106 General Chemistry (5)
FL 102 Foreign Language 2 (4)
ID 202 Change and Tradition 2 (3)
ME 270 Basic Mechanics (3)
PH 302 Modern Physics 2 (3)
Total Credits (18)

Semester 5

CO 1 Core Division 1 (3)
FL 201 Foreign Language 3 (3)
MA 315 Linear Algebra (3)
MA 334 Differential Equations (3)
ME 200 Thermodynamics (3)
PH 351 Analog Physics (4)
Total Credits (19)

Semester 6

EC 101 Economics (3)
FL 202 Foreign Language 4 (3)
MAE1 Math Elective 1 (3)
ME 274 Basic Mechanics 2 (3)
SH 102 Public Speaking (2)
Total Credits (14)

Semester 7

ME 262 Mechanical Design (3)
ME 272 Mechanics of Materials (4)
ME 310 Fluid Mechanics (4)
ME 330 Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems (3)
PH 303 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics (3)
Total Credits (17)

Semester 8

ME 314 Heat/ Mass Transfer (4)
ME 340 Dynamic Systems and Measurements (3)
ME 344 Intro to Materials (3)
ME 372 Mechanical Design 2 (4)
PH 311 Experimental Modern Physics (3)
Total Credits (17)

Semester 9

ME 414 Thermal Fluid Design (3)
ME 482 Control Systems (3)
MEL1 Engineering Elective (3)
PH 331 Electromagnetic Theory 1 (3)
TCM 360 Communications in Engineering (2)
Total Credits (14)

Semester 10

ME 401 Eng. Ethics and Professionalism (1)
ME 462 Engineering Design (4)
MEL2 Engineering Elective (3)
PH 332 Electromagnetic Theory 2 (3)
PHE 1 Physics Elective (3)
Total Credits (14)