Mechanical Engineering (BMC)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BMC)
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Students specializing in Mechanical Engineering will complete a program consisting of two semesters in Engineering Fundamentals and a further period of study in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ten semesters in Departmental Studies to complete the Bachelor of Science degree, followed by a fifth year in Graduate Studies for the Master of Engineering degree). This curriculum is designed as an integrated five-year program, with a cooperative education component, culminating in the Master of Engineering degree. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
|Speed School Core|
|ENGR 1001 , 1011 2 , 1021 ,1501||12|
|ENGL 1011 2 3 , 1021 2 3||6|
|CHEM 2011 2||3|
|PHYS 2981 2||4|
|PHYS 2951 2||1|
|ENGR 201, 205, 307||8|
|ME 206, 251, 280, 288, 289, 310, 311, 314, 315, 323, 380, 389, 401, 415, 422, 440, 442, 489, 497, 548||50|
|ME 5XX Electives||6|
|IE 360, 370||6|
|COMM 1112 or 1122 or 1152||3|
|HIST 1012 or 1022 or 1052 or 1062||3|
|Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering||133|
1 Acceptance into the Department of Mechanical Engineering requires that a student have a 2.0 GPA in the prescribed set of courses totaling 31 semester hours taken during the first year in Engineering Fundamentals. The prescribed courses are footnoted in the listing above. In addition, the student must be in good standing with the university. The only possible substitution to the list of courses totaling 31 hours above is noted in footnote 3.
2 General Education requirement for this program; see http://www.louisville.edu/provost/GER/ for the listing of Arts/CD/Hum/SBS Electives which satisfy the University-wide General Education requirements, by academic year.
3 Students completing ENGL 105 in lieu of ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 satisfy the General Education and Engineering Fundamentals requirements for Written Communication. However, an additional course is needed to satisfy program credit hour requirements; ENGL 303 (Technical Writing) is recommended.