MS in Mechanical Engineering

Total Semester Hours Required: 32-36 (depends on discipline)

Students pursing the MS in Mechanical Engineering with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 Semester Hours of required GEL coursework and 16 to 20 semester hours of advisor-approved technical courses in one of the mechanical engineering concentrations (20 SH for mechatronics or thermofluids and 16 SH for other concentrations).

Please refer to the Mechanical Engineering homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

Plan of Study

Gordon Engineering Leadership Program (16 Semester Hours)
ENLR 5121 Engineering Leadership 1 2
ENLR 5122 Engineering Leadership 2 2
ENLR 5131 Scientific Principles of Engineering 1 2
ENLR 5132 Scientific Principles of Engineering 2 2
ME 7440 ME Leadership Challenge Project 1 4
ME 7442 ME Leadership Challenge Project 2 4
MS in Mechanical Engineering with a Concentration in General Mechanical Engineering
Students must select four technical courses (16 Semester Hours) in consultation with their faculty advisor.

 

 

 

 

 

MS ME with a concentration in Mechanics and Design (16 Semester Hours)
Complete 4 semester hours from the following:

4

ME 6200                Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 1
ME 6201                Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 2
Mechanics
Complete 12 semester hours from the following:

12

ME 5650                 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
ME 5655                 Dynamics and Mechanical Vibration
ME 5657                 Finite Element Method
ME 5659                 Control Systems Engineering
ME 7210                 Elasticity and Plasticity
MS ME with a concentration in Material Science  (16 Semester Hours)
Complete 16 semester hours from the following:

16

MATL 6250           Soft Matter
MATL 6285 Structure, Properties, and Processing of Polymeric Materials
MATL 7350 Mechanical Behavior and Strengthening Mechanisms
MATL 7355 Thermodynamics of Materials
MATL 7360 Kinetics of Phase Transformations
ME 5600 Materials Processing and Process Selection
ME 5645 Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use
MS ME with a concentration in Mechatronics (20 Semester Hours)
Mathematics Competency
Complete 4 semester hours from the following:

4

ME 6200 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 1
ME 6201 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 2
Mechanics Competency
Complete 4 semester hours from the following:

4

ME 5650 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
ME 5655 Dynamics and Mechanical Vibration
ME 5657 Finite Element Method
Mechatronics Concentration
ME 5245 Mechatronic Systems

4

ME 5659 Control Systems Engineering

4

Electrical Competency
Complete 4 semester hours from the following:

4

EECE 5610 Digital Control Systems
EECE 5666 Digital Signal Processing
Course List
MS ME with a concentration in ThermoFluids (20 Semester Hours)
ME 6200 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 1

4

or ME 6201 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 2
ME 7270 General Thermodynamics

4

ME 7275 Essentials of Fluid Dynamics

4

ME 7285 Heat Conduction and Thermal Radiation

4

or ME 7290 Convective Heat Transfer
Thermofluids Concentration Course
Complete 4 semester hours in one of ten ThermoFluids concentration courses

4

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