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Curriculum for 2009-2011 SPSU Catalogs

Curriculum for 2009-2011 SPSU Catalogs with approved substitutions. Students who start SPSU ME before Fall 2011 may choose this Curriculum. However, it is recommended they take the new curriculum instead, unless it will result in a delay in graduation. See advisor if you have questions.

Suggested Course Sequence

Course Number Course Title Credit
Hours
Prerequisite
First Semester
ENGL 1101 Composition I 3  
MATH 2253 Calculus I 4 MATH 1113
CHEM 1211K Principles of Chemistry I 4 MATH 1111
EDG 1211 Engineering Graphics I 3  
ME 1000 Intro to Mechanical Engineering 1  
COMM 2400 Public Speaking 2  
       
Second Semester
ENGL 1102 Composition II 3 ENGL 1101
MATH 2254 Calculus II 4 MATH 2253
PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I 4 MATH 2253
MATH 2260 Probability & Statistics 3 MATH 1113
HIST 11XX Core E2 - World History 3  
       
Third Semester
TCOM 2010 Technical Writing 3 ENGL 1102
ENGR 2214 Statics 3 PHYS 2211K
PHYS 2212K Principles of Physics II 4 PHYS 2211K
MATH 2255 Calculus II 4 MATH 2254
EDG 1212 Engineering Graphics II 4 EDG 1211
       
Fourth Semester
EE 2301 Circuits 4 PHYS 2211K
ENGR 3122 Dynamics 3 ENGR 2214
MATH 2306 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 MATH 2254
ENGR 3131 Strength of Materials 3 ENGR 2214
ENGR 3132 Strength of Materials Lab 1 ENGR 3131 (co-req)
       
Fifth Semester
ENGR 3125 Machine Dynamics and Vibrations 3 ENGR 3122
ME 3410 Thermodynamics 3 ENGR 2214
STS 2400 Science, Technology, and Society 2 ENGL 1101
ENGR 3343 Fluid Mechanics 3 ENGR 2214
ENGR 3345 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 ENGR 3343 (co-req)
ENGR 2501 Engineering Materials 3 CHEM 1211K
       
Sixth Semester
ENGR 2710 Engineering Calculations 4 MATH 2254
ME 3260 Dynamic Systems & Control Theory 3 ENGR 3122 & MATH 2306
ME 3440 Heat Transfer 3 ENGR 3410
ME 4141 Machine Design I 3 ENGR 3131
ENGR 4402 Ethics 1 Junior Standing
ENGR 3650 Computer-Aided Engineering 3 TBD
       
Seventh Semester
Core E1 American Context (e.g., US History) 3  
ME 4201 Senior Design Lab I 1 TBD
ME 4501 Vibrations & Controls Lab 1 ENGR 3125 & ME 3260
ENGR 4421 Instruments and Controls 4 ENGR 3343
ECON 2107 Core E3 - Engineering Economics 3  
Core E4 Cultures & Societies 3  
       
Eighth Semester
Core C2 Art & Culture 3  
ENGL 21XX Core C1 - Literature 3 ENGL 1102
ME 4202 Senior Design Lab II 3 ME 4201
ME 3601 Manufacturing Engineering 3  
ME 4501 Heat Transfer & Thermodynamics Lab 1 ME 3410 & ME 3440
ME 4XXX Major Elective 3  
       
  Total Credit Hours 129  

Approved Mechanical Engineering Electives: (as of 1/27/11)

ME 3601 Manufacturing
ENGR 4421 Instruments and Controls
ME 3901-3903 Special Topics
SYS 3901 Aerodynamics
SYS 3902 Aircraft Design and Perf.
SYS 4901 Aircraft Propulsion
MTRE 4200 Robotics Analy & Synthesis

Note that some courses have more than one pre- or co-requisite, but only the main prerequisite for each course is listed above. For description of courses and complete prerequisites, see the Undergraduate Academic Catalog at http://www.spsu.edu/registrar/catalogs/index.htm

From the web page above, one can also view the schedule of classes for an upcoming semester.

Some courses, particularly upper level engineering courses, are only offered one time a year. If listed above as an odd number semester above, then it is offered fall semester; if even, then spring semester. If there is enough demand, some courses may be offered in the summer or both fall and spring semesters.

For a description of the University Core Curriculum, see http://www.spsu.edu/registrar/catalogs/index.htm.