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BSME sample schedules

There are many different ways to plan your schedule and complete the required courses and electives for the BSME degree in four years. Below are two sample schedules to use as a starting point. Contact undergraduate advising for more information about alternative schedules or electives.

Sample schedule I

First year: pre-engineering 45 credits

Autumn 15 cr. Winter 15 cr. Spring 15 cr.
MATH 124 5 cr. MATH 125 5 cr. MATH 126 5 cr.
CHEM 142 5 cr. CHEM152 5 cr. PHYS 121 5 cr.
English Composition 5 cr. VLPA / I&S 5 cr. VLPA / I&S 5 cr.

Second year: pre-engineering 44 credits

Autumn 16 cr. Winter 12 cr. Spring 16 cr.
MATH 307 / AMATH 351 3 cr. PHYS 123 5 cr. CEE 220 4 cr.
PHYS 122 5 cr. MATH 308 / AMATH 352 3 cr. ENGR 231 3 cr.
AA 210 4 cr. ME 230 4 cr. AMATH 301 4 cr.
ME 123 4 cr.     VLPA / I&S 5 cr.

Third year: mechanical engineering 44 credits

Autumn 13 cr. Winter 15 cr. Spring 16 cr.
MSE 170 4 cr. ME 333 5 cr. ME Option 4 cr.
EE 215 4 cr. ME 354 5 cr. ME 355 / ME 356 4 cr.
ME 323 5 cr. ME 373 5 cr. ME 374 5 cr.
        IND E 315 / MATH 390 3 cr.

Fourth year: mechanical engineering 47 credits

Autumn 16 cr. Winter 16 cr. Spring 15 cr.
MATH 309 / MATH 324 / AMATH 353 3 cr. ME Option 4 cr. ME Option 4 cr.
ME 331 4 cr. ME 355 / ME 356 5 cr. ME 495 4 cr.
ME 395 4 cr. Free Elective 4 cr. VLPA / I&S 4 cr.
VLPA/ I&S 5 cr. ME Option 4 cr. ME option 3 cr.

Sample schedule II

First year: pre-engineering 46 credits

Autumn 15 cr. Winter 15 cr. Spring 16 cr.
MATH 124 5 cr. MATH 125 5 cr. MATH 126 5 cr.
CHEM 142 5 cr. CHEM152 5 cr. PHYS 121 5 cr.
English Composition 5 cr. VLPA / I&S 5 cr. ME 123 4 cr.
        VLPA / I&S 2 cr.

Second year: pre-engineering 46 credits

Autumn 15 cr. Winter 16 cr. Spring 15 cr.
MATH 307 / AMATH 351 3 cr. PHYS 123 5 cr. MSE 170 4 cr.
PHYS 122 5 cr. AMATH 301 4 cr. CEE 220 4 cr.
ENGR 231 3 cr. VLPA / I&S 3 cr. EE 215 4 cr.
AA 210 4 cr. ME 230 4 cr. IND E 315 3 cr.

Third year: mechanical engineering 44 credits

Autumn 16 cr. Winter 14 cr. Spring 14 cr.
ME 354 5 cr. ME 323 5 cr. ME 333 5 cr.
Free Elective 4 cr. ME 355 / ME 356 4 cr. ME 395 4 cr.
MATH 308 / AMATH 352 3 cr. ME 373 5 cr. ME 374 5 cr.
ME Option 4 cr.        

Fourth year: mechanical engineering 44 credits

Autumn 13 cr. Winter 16 cr. Spring 15 cr.
ME Option 4 cr. ME 355 / ME 356 4 cr. ME Option 3 cr.
ME 331 4 cr. MATH 309 / MATH 324 / AMATH 353 3 cr. ME Option 4 cr.
VLPA / I&S 5 cr. VLPA / I&S 5 cr. ME 495 5 cr.
    ME Option 4 cr. VLPA / I&S 4 cr.