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Mechanical Engineering Curriculum Program

MNE Course Curriculum Flow Chart & Course Matrix

The MNE flow chart below reflects changes to the MNE curriculum as of March 2014. For students who entered the MNE program prior to Fall 2014, please see your advisor on how courses you may have already completed will be applied to the major or university studies requirements.

Course Matrix Classes of 2018 and later

 

MNE Course Curriculum

The MNE curriculum below reflects changes to the MNE requirements as of March 2014. For students who entered the MNE program prior to Fall 2014, please see your advisor on how courses you may have already completed will be applied to the major or university studies requirements.

Course Curriculum Classes of 2015 and later (pdf) - also shown below.

Freshman Year

First SemesterRLC Second SemesterRLC
ENL 101 Critical Writing & Reading I 3 0 3   ENL 102 Critical Writing & Reading II 3 0 3
CHM 151 or 153 Prin. Mod. Chemistry for Engineers 3 0 3   MNE 101 Intro to Mech. Eng 3 0 3
CHM 161 Intro. Appl. Chem. Lab 1 2 1     University Studies Requirement1 3 0 3
EGR 111 Intro. To Eng. & Computing 3 2 3   MTH 154 Calculus Appl. Science & Eng. II 4 0 4
MTH 153 Calculus Applied Science & Eng. I 3 0 4   PHY 111 Physics for Science & Eng. I2 4 1 4
        14           17

Sophomore Year

First SemesterRLC Second SemesterRLC
EGR 241 Engineering Mechanics 3 0 3   EGR 242 Engineering Mechanics II 3 0 3
MNE 231 Materials Science 3 3 4   MTH 212 Diff. Equations for Engineering 3 0 3
MTH 213 Calculus Applied Science & Eng. III 4 0 4   MNE 220 Engineering Thermodynamics I2 3 0 3
PHY 112 Physics for Science & Engineering II2 31/2 11/2 4   MNE 252 Mechanics of Materials 3 3 4
            ENL 266 Technical Communications3 3 0 3
        15           16

Junior Year

First SemesterRLC Second SemesterRLC
EGR 301 Applied Engineering Math 3 1 4   ECE 211 Elements of Electrical Engr I 3 0 3
EGR 303 Engineering Economics4 3 0 3   ECE 251 Electrical Engineering Lab I 0 3 1
MNE 332 Fluid Mechanics 31/2 11/2 4   MNE 311 Heat Transfer 3 0 3
MNE 345 Design for Manufacturing 31/2 11/2 4   MNE 381 Design for Machine Elements 3 0 3
            MNE 391 System Design & Control 4 2 4
              Science Elective5 3 0 3
        15           17

Senior Year

First SemesterRLC Second SemesterRLC
MNE 497 ME Design Project I6 2 0 2   MNE 498 ME Design Project II6 2 0 2
MNE 421 Thermal Systems Design 3 2 4     Technical Elective7 3 0 3
  Technical Elective7 3 0 3     Technical Elective7 3 0 3
  Technical Elective7 3 0 3     University Studies Requirement1 3 0 3
  University Studies Requirement1 3 0 3     University Studies Requirement1 3 0 3
        15           14

TOTAL CREDITS = 123 R = Recitation (hours) L = Laboratory (hours) C = Number of Credits

1University Studies requirements (Clusters 3A, 3B, 4A, and 4C).
2These courses meet the University Studies Cluster 2 requirement: Scientific Inquiry and Understanding.
3This course meets the University Studies Cluster 1C requirement: Intermediate Writing.
4This course meets the University Studies Cluster 4B requirement: Nature of US Society.
5Must be taken from approved list of courses.
6These courses meet the University Studies Cluster 5 requirement: Integrating the UMD Experience.
7Must be taken from approved list of courses.

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