Mechanical Engineering B.S.M.E.

Degree Requirements: 130 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A-E) 142
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
CHEM   1310Comprehensive General Chemistry4
ENGR   1133Engineering Graphics 33
MATH   2243Calculus III 4
MATH   3230Ordinary Differential Equations 3
PHYS   2212KPrinciples of Physics II4
Specific Requirements
Carryover from Area A2 21
Carryover from Area D1
ENGR   1121Computing Applications in Mechanical Engineering2
ENGR   2131Electronics and Circuit Analysis 3
ENGR   3431Thermodynamics 3
ENGR   2231Engineering Mechanics I 3
ENGR   2232Dynamics of Rigid Bodies 3
ENGR   3233Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGR   3235Fluid Mechanics 3
Major Requirements
ENGR   2112Solid Modeling and Analysis 1
MENG   1310Manufacturing Processes Lab Manufacturing Processes Lab1
MENG   2110Mechanical Engineering Case Studies in Design & Analysis 1
MENG   2139Numerical Methods in Engineering3
MENG   3130Mechanism Design 3
MENG   3135Machine Design 3
MENG   3233Heat Transfer 3
MENG   3331Materials Science 3
MENG   3333 Materials Processing3
MENG   3531Introduction to Mechatronics3
MENG   4210Energy Science Laboratory 1
MENG   4430Engineering Quality Control and Project Management 3
MENG   4612Mechanical Engineering Senior Seminar 1
MENG   5136Introduction to Finite Element Analysis 3
MENG   5137Mechanical System Design 3
ME Technical Electives6
Programmable Logic Controllers with Lab
Mechanical Engineering Research
Research Project in Mechanical Engineering
Vehicle Dynamics
Vibration and Preventive Maintenance
Composite Materials: Manufacturing, Analysis, and Design
Renewable Energy
Wind Energy
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
Applied Combustion
Engine Development and Performance
Biofuels Development and Testing
Automation and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Robot Dynamics, Design and Analysis
Compressible Flow
Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics
Analysis of Energy Systems
Heat Transfer Principles and Applications
Mechanical Controls
Selected Topics in Mechanical Engineering
Special Problems in Mechanical Engineering
Additive Manufacturing Studio
Renewable Energy
or equivalent with program coordinator’s approval
Free Elective
Select 3 credit hours of Free Electives3
Total Credit Hours130

Other Program Requirements

  • At least 30 credit hours of approved Engineering courses must be taken at Georgia Southern.
  • The listed courses are recommended in Area D
  • Proficiency examinations will not be accepted in the substitution for any upper-division or laboratory-based courses.
     

Honors In Mechanical Engineering1

To graduate with Honors in Mechanical Engineering a student should:

  • Be admitted to the University Honors Program2
  • Complete at least 6 credit hours of honors credit in 2000+ ENGR or MENG courses beyond the honors core requirements
  • Complete Mechanical Engineering Research (MENG   4811) and Research Project in Mechanical Engineering (MENG   4822) (taking both Mechanical Engineering Research (MENG   4811) and Research Project in Mechanical Engineering (MENG   4822) substitutes for one Mechanical Engineering Technical Elective)
  • Successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project
  • Be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.
Credit Hours
ENGR   1121Computing Applications in Mechanical Engineering2
ENGR   1133Engineering Graphics 3
ENGR   2112Solid Modeling and Analysis 1
ENGR   2231Engineering Mechanics I 3
ENGR   3233Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGR   3235Fluid Mechanics 3
ENGR   3431Thermodynamics 3
MENG   2139Numerical Methods in Engineering3
MENG   3130Mechanism Design 3
MENG   3233Heat Transfer 3
MENG   3333 Materials Processing3
MENG   3521Mechatronics Studio Laboratory3
MENG   4210Energy Science Laboratory 1
MENG   4811Mechanical Engineering Research1
MENG   4822Research Project in Mechanical Engineering2
MENG   5136Introduction to Finite Element Analysis 3
MENG   5536Mechanical Controls 3

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