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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

The mechanical engineering program requires 132 semester credit hours for graduation. Topics cover 30 credits of general math/science, 27 credits of core engineering coursework, and an addition 48 hours of major specific requirements.

The sample 4-year program includes a built-in minor in mathematics.  A minor is required for graduation at Marian University.

Sample 4-Year Mechanical Engineering Curriculum*

Sample Engineering Courses

General Math and Science Requirements (30 hours)

  • MAT 230 Calculus I
  • MAT 231 Calculus II
  • MAT 305 Calculus III
  • MAT 310 Linear Algebra
  • MAT 315 Differential Equations
  • CHE 141 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 141L General Chemistry I Lab
  • PHY 201 University Physics I
  • PHY 202 University Physics II

Engineering Core Requirements (27 hours)

  • EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering
  • EGR 151 Programming for Engineers
  • EGR 155 Intro Computer Aided Design
  • EGR 221 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • EGR 241 Linear Circuit Analysis
  • EGR 261 Engineering Thermodynamics
  • *EGR 301 Global Engineering
  • EGR 317 Engineering Economics
  • EGR 490 Engineering Senior Design

Mechanical Engineering Requirements (48 hours)

  • EGR 222 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
  • EGR 226 Mechanics of Materials
  • EGR 230 Engineering Materials
  • EGR 326 Engineering Statistics
  • EGR 365 Fluid Mechanics
  • EGR 451 Control Systems
  • MEN 320Dynamic Systems
  • MEN 324 Mechanical Systems Modeling
  • MEN 361 Heat Transfer
  • MEN 390 Design of Mechanisms
  • MEN 400 Machine Design and Manufacturing
  • MEN 430 Experimental System Design
  • MEN 492 Senior Design II
  • Mechanical Engineering Elective
  • Mechanical Engineering Elective
  • Mechanical Engineering Elective

This plan is only a sample and will vary by student and course availability. 

A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.0 major GPA are required for graduation. To meet degree requirements, some disciplines require higher grades in each course or a higher cumulative GPA.

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