Mechanical Engineering Enterprise Concentration Flow Chart

Audit Years

This sample plan and flow chart is suitable for all incoming students with math placement below calculus:

General Flow Chart Guidelines

Semester 1

UN 1015 - Composition

Provides direct instruction in composition. Students examine and interpret communication practices and apply what they learn to their own written, aural, and visual compositions. Class projects ask students to communicate in a variety of modes and to attend to audience, purpose, and context.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

CH 1150 - University Chemistry I

Introduces the foundations of chemistry, including electronic structure of atoms and molecules, intermolecular forces, states of matter, chemical reactions, organic chemistry, chemical equilibria, kinetics, and acid-base chemistry. Includes laboratory component that emphasizes lecture components.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Co-Requisite(s): CH 1151
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1031(C) or MA 1032(C) or MA 1120(C) or MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1135(C) or MA 1121(C) or ALEKS Math Placement >= 56 or CEEB Calculus AB >= 2 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 2 or CEEB Calculus AB Subscore >= 2 or ACT Mathematics >= 22 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE-M16 >= 540

CH 1151 - University Chemistry Lab I

Laboratory to accompany CH1150.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Co-Requisite(s): CH 1150
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1031(C) or MA 1032(C) or MA 1120(C) or MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1135(C) or MA 1121(C) or ALEKS Math Placement >= 56 or CEEB Calculus AB >= 2 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 2 or CEEB Calculus AB Subscore >= 2 or ACT Mathematics >= 22 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE-M16 >= 540

PH 1100 - Physics by Inquiry I

Experiments covering kinematics, force, conservation of momentum, conservation of energy, and waves are explored through guided construction. The course emphasizes understanding physical concepts through inquiry and the scientific method

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1121(C)

MA 1160 - Calculus with Technology I

An introduction to single-variable calculus, which includes a computer laboratory. Topics include trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions, differentiation and its uses, and basic integration. Integrates symbolic tools, graphical concepts, data and numerical calculations.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-1)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1032 or MA 1031 or MA 1120 or ALEKS Math Placement >= 86 or CEEB Calculus AB >= 3 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 3 or CEEB Calculus AB Subscore >= 3 or ACT Mathematics >= 29 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE-M16 >= 680

ENG 1101 - Engineering Analysis and Problem Solving

An introduction to the engineering profession and to its various disciplines. Focuses on developing problem-solving skills, computational skills, and communication skills. Through active, collaborative work, students work on teams to apply the engineering problem-solving method to "real-world" problems.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-5)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1121(C) or MA 2160(C) or MA 3160(C)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002(C))

Total 15/16 Credits
PE Co-Curricular (0.5)

Semester 2

UN 1025 - Global Issues

Study of contemporary global issues, their origins, impacts, and solutions through the thematic and comparative exploration of worldview and culture, population, globalization, development, politics and global governance, environment, and sustainability. Emphasis on global literacy and information literacy.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

MSE 2100 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering

Introduction to the structure, processing, properties, and performance of engineering materials, including metals, polymers, glasses, ceramics, and composites. Presents case studies covering selection of materials, component design, and analysis of component failures.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CH 1112 or CH 1122 or (CH 1150 and CH 1151) or (CH 1160 and CH 1161)

PH 2100 - University Physics I-Mechanics

A calculus-based introduction to classical mechanics. Topics include kinematics, Newton's laws, impulse and momentum, work and energy, and the universal law of gravitation. C or better/AP credit in Calc 1 or co-requisite registration in PH2110 required.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): PH 1100(C) and (MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1121 or MA 1135) and PH 2110(C) or (CEEB Calculus AB >= 3 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 3 or CEEB Calculus AB Subscore >= 3 and MA 2160(C) or MA 3160(C))

MA 2160 - Calculus with Technology II

Continued study of calculus, which includes a computer laboratory. Topics include integration and its uses, function approximation, vectors, and elementary modeling with differential equations.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-1)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1135 or MA 1121 or CEEB Calculus AB >= 3 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 3 or CEEB Calculus AB Subscore >= 3

MA 2320 - Elementary Linear Algebra

An introduction to linear algebra and how it can be used. Topics include systems of equations, vectors, matrices, orthogonality, subspaces, and the eigenvalue problem.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mathematics, Software Engineering, Computer Science
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1135 or MA 1121

ENG 1102 - Engineering Modeling and Design

Continuation of ENG1101. Introduction to the engineering design process with an emphasis on graphics and documentation. Focuses on engineering problem solving in the context of the design process.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-5)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1121 or MA 2160(C) or MA 3160(C)) and (ENG 1101 or (ENG 1001 and ENG 1100)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002)

Total 18 Credits

Semester 3

PH 1200 - Physics by Inquiry II

Experiments covering Coulomb's law, electric and magnetic fields, circuits, induction, and geometric optics are explored through guided construction. The course emphasizes understanding physical concepts through inquiry and the scientific method.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): PH 1100 or PH 1111 or PH 1141 or PH 1161

MEEM 2201 - Introductory Thermodynamics

This course introduces concepts of energy, energy conversion, mechanisms of heat and work transfer in processes and in cycles. It also covers the first and the second laws of thermodynamics.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 and CH 1150 and CH 1151

MA 3160 - Multivariable Calculus with Technology

Introduction to calculus in two and three dimensions, which includes a computer laboratory. Topics include functions of several variables, partial derivatives, the gradient, multiple integrals; introduction to vector-valued functions and vector calculus, divergence, curl, and the integration theorems of Green, Stokes, and Gauss.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-1)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 or CEEB Calculus BC >= 3

MEEM 2110 - Statics

Force systems in two and three dimensions. Includes composition and resolution of forces and force systems, principles of equilibrium applied to various bodies, simple structures, friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Vector algebra used where appropriate. Prerequisite of MA2160 with a grade of C or better is required.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of For Res & Env Sci, College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160

MEEM 2901 - Mechanical Engineering Practice I

Students develop laboratory and computer skills, Topics include product dissection, data acquisition, materials testing, 2D finite element modeling, 1D modeling and simulation.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2110(C) and ENG 1102 and UN 1015

Total 16 Credits
PE Co-Curricular (0.5)

Semester 4

PH 2200 - University Physics II-Electricity and Magnetism

A calculus-based introduction to electromagnetism. Topics include Coulomb's law, electric fields, Gauss's law, electric potential, capacitance, circuits, magnetic forces and fields, Ampere's law, induction, Maxwell's equations, and electromagnetic waves.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (PH 1200(C) or PH 2261(C)) and (PH 2100 or PH 1160) and MA 2160

MA 3520 - Elementary Differential Equations

First order equations, linear equations, and systems of equations.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 and (MA 2320 or MA 2321 or MA 2330)

MEEM 2700 - Dynamics

First course in the principles of dynamics, covering the motion of a particle, the kinematics and kinetics of plane motion of rigid bodies, the principles of work and energy, impulse and momentum. Uses vector methods.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): PH 2100 and (MEEM 2110 or ENG 2120)

MEEM 2150 - Mechanics of Materials

Introduction to mechanical behavior of materials, including stress/strain at a point, principle stresses and strains, stress-strain relationships, determination of stresses and deformations in situations involving axial loading, torsional loading of circular cross sections, and flexural loading of straight members. Also covers stresses due to combined loading and buckling of columns.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of For Res & Env Sci, College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2110

MEEM 2911 - Mechanical Engineering Practice II

Students further develop testing and simulation skills as they validate dynamic mechanical and thermal/fluid systems. Course emphasizes application of energy conservation principles to physical engineering systems as well as analysis and communication of data.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2901 and MEEM 2201(C) and MEEM 2110

Total 17 Credits

Semester 5

MEEM 3201 - introductory Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer

Course emphasizes internal flow and modes of heat transfer: control volume analysis of mass, momentum and energy, pipe and duct flow, dimensional analysis, steady and unsteady heat conduction, internal convection and application of boundary conditions, and simple heat exchanger design.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-4-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2201 and MEEM 2911 and MA 3160

MA 3710 - Engineering Statistics

Introduction to the design, conduct, and analysis of statistical studies aimed at solving engineering problems. Topics include methods of data collection, descriptive and graphical methods, probability and probability models, statistical inference, control charts, linear regression, design of experiments.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 or MA 3160(C)

MEEM 3400 - Mechanical System Design and Analysis

In this course, students learn mechanical synthesis and analysis methods. They use case studies to develop relationships between design and performance. They apply synthesis methods to the design of a new product.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2150 and MEEM 2700

ENT 3950 - Enterprise Project Work III

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Third-year students will practice designing approaches to solve problems and develop procedures to achieve specified project objectives.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior

MEEM 3901 - Mechanical Engineering Practice III - Model Based Design

Students apply the engineering design process by combining engineering science with simulation tools to guide design decisions. They use energy-based models to determine design direction and design-based simulation to select and optimize components and subsystems to meet design requirements.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2911(C) and MEEM 2150 and MEEM 2700

Total 16 Credits

PE Co-Curricular (.5)

Semester 6

MEEM 3750 - Dynamic Systems

This course deals with the modeling, analysis and control of mixed physics systems. It covers differential equation generation for mechanical, thermal, and electrical systems, their simulation, and methods for analyzing their performance operating in both open and closed loop.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-4-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2700 and (MA 3520 or MA 3521 or MA 3530 or MA 3560)

MEEM 3600 - Introduction to Manufacturing

This course introduces manufacturing processes, including deformation, subtractive, additive, and molding processes. Students learn how things are made in both low and high production environments. It includes design for manufacturing considerations.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2150 and (MY 2100 or MSE 2100)

EE 3010 - Circuits and Instrumentation for Cyber Physical Systems

Designed for nonmajors. Covers the principles of electrical and electronic measurements, including dc, ac, semiconductor devices, amplifiers, and filtering.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

ENT 3960 - Enterprise Project Work IV

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Third-year students practice designing approaches to solve problems and develop procedures to achieve specified project objectives.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior

MEEM 3911 - Mechanical Engineering Practice IV

Students create simulations and validation procedures to verify that components and assembled system meet desired requirements. Experimental methods, simulation, data processing, comparing experimental and analytical results, and engineering communication methods are emphasized.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2911 and MEEM 3901(C)

Total 17 Credits
PE Co-Curricular (.5)

Semester 7

EC 3400 - Economic Decision Analysis

Studies economic decision-making for actions occurring over time. Covers decision tools for comparing alternatives, public project evaluation, risk and uncertainty, mutually exclusive decisions, multiple objective decisions, interest rate calculations, cash flow analysis, depreciation and taxes, cost of capital, capital budgeting.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Finance, Operations and Systems Mgmnt, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Accounting, Management; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): UN 1015 and (UN 1025 or Modern Language - 3000 level or higher)

ENT 4950 - Enterprise Project Work V Capstone

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Fourth- year students gain experience in defining project objectives, planning strategies to achieve these objectives, and leading technical teams to accomplish project goals. Must be Senior Project ready as defined by major.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geospatial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engrg, Robotics Engineering, Software Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Network & System Admn, Electrical Eng Tech, Mechanical Engineering Tech, Surveying Engineering, Biomedical Engineering; Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (BE 3350 or BE 3700 or BE 4900) or (CEE 3620 or CEE 3810) or CM 4855(C) or (CS 3712 or CS 4711 or CS 4760) or (ENT 3960 and EE 3131 and EE 3901 and EE 3171(C) or EE 3173(C)) or (GE 3890 and GE 3880) or (ENT 3950 and ENT 3960 and (MA 3710 or MA 2710(C) or MA 2720 or MA 3715) and MEEM 3750 and MEEM 3201 and MEEM 3911) and EE 3010(C) and MEEM 3400 and MEEM 3600(C) or (MSE 3110 and MSE 3120 and MSE 3130 and MSE 3140 and MSE 3190 and MSE 4940) or (CMG 3250 and CMG 4120(C) and CMG 4210 and CMG 3200) or (EET 3281 and EET 4253(C)) or SAT 3812(C) or SU 4100(C) or (ENG 3830(C) or ENG 3505(C) or ENG 4505(C)) or (MET 4200 and MET 3500(C) and MET 3451(C))

Total 15 Credits
PE Co-Curricular (.5)

Semester 8

ENT 4960 - Enterprise Project Work VI Capstone

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Fourth- year students gain experience defining project objectives, planning strategies to achieve these objectives, and leading technical teams to accomplish project goals.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENT 4950 and (BE 4900 or CEE 3620 or CEE 3810 or CM 4855 or CS 3712 or CS 4711 or CS 4760 or EE 3171 or EE 3173 or GE 3890 or GE 3880 or MSE 4141(C) or CMG 4210 or EET 4253 or MET 4460 or SAT 4541 or SU 4100 or ENG 3830) or (ENG 3505 and ENG 4505) or (MEEM 3750 and MEEM 3201)

Total 14 Credits
PE Co-Curricular (.5)

Electives and Modules

Required Technical Electives

Any 4000+ level courses in the College of Engineering except MET courses are acceptable for ME technical electives. MET courses are not acceptable for ME technical elective credits. These prefixes—BE, CM, CEE, EE, ENG, GE, MEEM, MSE—may be used by BSME students for technical elective credits (if allowed to enroll in the course by the offering department) with the following exceptions:

BE 4900 - Biomedical Design Fundamentals

Design considerations and professional practice issues are addressed. Ethics, regulatory affairs, and intellectual property are addressed within the context of the biomedical engineering profession. Modern tools of biomedical design are presented and applied to current problems.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior

BE 4901 - Biomedical Design Project I

Team approach is used to resolve a defined problem in biomedical engineering. Projects are selected and undertaken with faculty guidance and sponsor input. Must be senior project ready, as defined by major, substitutes for prerequisites.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Biomedical Engineering; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BE 3350 and BE 3700 and BE 3701 and BE 3800 and BE 4900

BE 4910 - Biomedical Design Project II

Continuation of Biomedical Design Project I (BE4901) under faculty guidance. Emphasizes design and testing of prototypes. Requires work project notebooks, oral and written reports, and presentations.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BE 4900 and BE 4901

BE 4930 - Biomedical Engineering Topics

Biomedical engineering courses will be offered on new or emerging technical subjects depending on student demand and faculty interest and expertise.

  • Credits: variable to 6.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

BE 5000 - Biomedical Masters Research

Includes the study of an acceptable biomedical engineering problem and the preparation of a report or thesis.

  • Credits: variable to 12.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 4900 - Engineering Design Project I

An engineering design project related to civil and environmental engineering. Not available to students who have taken CE4905. Students must complete both CE4900 and CE4910 to fulfill senior design requirements. Must be senior project ready as defined by major department.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

CEE 4905 - Engineering Design Project

An engineering design project related to civil and environmental engineering. Not available to students who have taken CE4900 or CE4910. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

CEE 4910 - Engineering Design Project II

Continuation of CE4900. Not available to students who have taken CE4905. Students must complete both CE4900 and CE4910 to fulfill senior design requirements. Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CE 4900 or CEE 4900

CEE 4915 - International Engineering Field Experience

An engineering design project that incorporates an international experience. Must be taken in conjunction with CE4916 in order to fulfill senior design requirements. Must be senior project ready as defined by major department.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Senior

CEE 4916 - International Senior Design Field Project

An engineering design project that incorporates an international experience. Must be taken in conjunction with CE4915 in order to fulfill senior design requirements. Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CE 4915 or CEE 4915

CEE 4920 - Civil Engineering Independent Study

Approved research or design project in civil engineering, originating with an individual student or assigned by the instructor.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 3
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

CEE 4930 - Environmental Engineering Independent Study

Approved research or design project in environmental engineering, originating with an individual student or assigned by the instructor.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 3
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

CEE 5190 - Special Topics in Civil Engineering Materials

Advanced study of materials related topics, including discussions of recent research developments at an advanced level.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CEE 5250 - Special Topics in Structural Engineering

Advanced study of structural engineering topics, including discussions of recent research developments at an advanced level. Topics might include loading analysis, advanced topics in steel design, composite materials for structures, and behavior of a variety of reinforcements for concrete applications.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5390 - Special Topics in Construction Engineering

Advanced study of construction engineering topics including discussion of recent research developments.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CEE 5490 - Special Topics in Transportation Engineering

Topics of special interest in transportation engineering.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

CEE 5560 - Advanced Topics in Air Quality Engineering

Advanced study of topics related to atmospheric chemistry and/or modeling the transformation and transport of atmospheric pollutants.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 8
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

CEE 5561 - Advanced Topics in Biological Processes

Advanced study of biological processes associated with natural and engineering systems.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 8
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

CEE 5562 - Advanced Topics in Physical-Chemical Processes

Advanced study of physical and chemical processes that occur in natural and engineered systems.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 8
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

CEE 5563 - Advanced Topics in Surface Water Quality Engineering

Advanced topics related to understanding the biogeochemistry of surface waters (lakes, rivers, wetlands) and the mathematical modeling of those systems.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 8
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

CEE 5590 - Special Topics in Environmental Engineering

Advanced study of environmental engineering topics including discussion of recent research developments.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CEE 5890 - Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering

Advanced study of geotechnical engineering topics including discussion of recent research developments.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5920 - Civil Engineering Independent Study

Approved research or design project in civil engineering, originating with an individual student or assigned by the instructor.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5930 - Environmental Engineering Independent Study

Approved research or design project in environmental engineering, originating with an individual student or assigned by the instructor.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5990 - Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar

Detailed study and group discussions of current literature and graduate research projects related to the broad field of civil engineering. Topics will be combined to address the student's area of interest, including construction, environmental, geotechnical, structures, transportation, and water resources. External speakers discuss current related issues.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5991 - Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar I

Presentations and discussion of current literature and research related to the broad field of environmental engineering.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Environmental Engineering, Engineering - Environmental, Civil Engineering

CEE 5992 - Environmental Engineering Graduate Seminar II

Presentations and discussion of current literature and research related to the broad field of environmental engineering.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Environmental Engineering, Engineering - Environmental, Civil Engineering

CEE 5997 - Natural Resources Engineering Field Service

This course provides a supervised field experience in natural resources engineering and community development.

  • Credits: 1.0; May be repeated
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CEE 5999 - Master's Research

Study of an acceptable civil or environmental engineering problem and preparation of a report or thesis.

  • Credits: variable to 10.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CM 4855 - CM Process Analysis & Design I

Capstone technical and economic evaluations of processes and unit operations. Application of cost estimation, energy efficiency, and economic evaluation techniques. Teams analyze an existing facility, identify improvement opportunities, demonstrate the economic consequences, and recommend a course of action.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Chemical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CM 3120 and CM 3215 and CM 3230 and CM 3510 and CH 2410

CM 4860 - CM Process Analysis & Design 2

Process and project design principles applied to realistic problems, including project evaluation and management. Problems include safety, environmental, and operability constraints. Emphasizes the profit motive in industry and the role of the chemical engineer.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Chemical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CM 4855

CM 4861 - CM Design Laboratory 2

Individual/team projects to optimize designs for new ventures with realistic constraints. Requires process synthesis, market research, economic evaluation, and risk analysis techniques. Develops skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and communication. May include the AIChE National Student Design problem.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Chemical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CM 4860(C)

CM 4900 - Interdisciplinary Design 1

Focuses on an interdisciplinary chemical engineering design project. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: variable to 3.0
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

CM 4910 - Interdisciplinary Design 2

Focuses on an interdisciplinary chemical engineering design project. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: variable to 3.0
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

CM 5900 - Special Topics in CM

A discussion of chemical engineering topics of current interest not included in regular graduate courses.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CM 5950 - Advanced Special Projects

This is a course for graduate students who wish to do extensive work on projects or topics not directly related to their thesis topic and not covered in one of the graduate courses.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

CM 5990 - MS Research

An original investigation of a chemical engineering problem.

  • Credits: variable to 15.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

EE 4901 - EE Design Project 1

The first semester of a program of study in which a group of students work on an engineering design project in consultation with a faculty member. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (1-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (EE 3131 or (EE 3130 and EE 3305)) and (EE 3901 or EE 4900) and (EE 3170(C) or EE 3171(C) or EE 3173(C))

EE 4910 - EE Design Project 2

The second semester of a program of study in which a group of students work on an engineering design project in consultation with a faculty member. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): EE 4901

EE 4800 - Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Covers specific topics in electrical engineering.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor and department required

EE 4805 - Electrical Engineering Project

A project in electrical engineering. An individual student or a group of students complete a mutually- agreed-upon project in consultation with a faculty member.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor and department required

EE 5290 - Selected Topics in Power Systems 1

Selected topics of current interest.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

EE 5805 - Directed Study in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Directed study on a topic mutually agreed upon by the student and the instructor.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering

EE 5900 - Special Topics in Electrical Engineering

Special topics in electrical engineering selected by the student and approved by his/her advisor and the faculty member who will approve the study.

  • Credits: variable to 5.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

EE 5990 - Thesis Research in Electrical Engineering

Study of some acceptable electrical engineering problem and preparation of a thesis.

  • Credits: variable to 10.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

EE 5991 - Project Research in Electrical Engineering

Study of some acceptable electrical engineering problem and preparation of a report.

  • Credits: variable to 6.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

EE 5992 - Practical Experience in Electrical Engineering

A collaboration with industry on some acceptable electrical engineering task and preparation of a report.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

EE 5994 - International Electrical and Computer Engineering Field Experience

Field work and reporting from students in the Peace Corps Master's International Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • Credits: 1.0; May be repeated
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

ENG 4060 - Leadership in Group Environments

Develops collaborative leadership skills through active hands-on learning. Topics include collaborative software, communication, and group management strategies.

  • Credits: 1.0; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

ENG 4070 - LEAP Leadership Practicum

Experience designed for the practical application of leadership knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the LEAP environment. The practicum experience will be designed and implemented by the student, with mentorship/guidance from the associated faculty.

  • Credits: 3.0; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 2060

ENG 4900 - Multidisciplinary Senior Design Project I

Introduction to engineering design, including modeling, simulation, economic decision making, and reliability. Integration of design principles in the solution of open-ended engineering problems. Projects are defined and planned with faculty and industrial guidance. Emphasizes economics and environmental constraints. Students must be Senior Project ready as defined by major.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

ENG 4905 - Senior Engineering Design Project

Students work in teams on one-semester open-ended capstone design projects developing and implementing original and creative solutions to real engineering problems. Students must be Senior Project ready as defined by major. May take ENG4905, ENG4900, or ENG4910.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-4)
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 2120 or (MEEM 2110 and MEEM 2150) and ENG 3200 or (MEEM 2201 and MEEM 3201) and (EE 3010 or EE 2112) and (CEE 3101 or CS 1121 or ENG 2505 or GE 2300 or MSE 2100) and ENG 3830(C) or (ENG 3505(C) and ENG 4505(C))

ENG 4910 - Multidisciplinary Senior Design Project II

Continuation of ENG4900. Introduction to engineering design including modeling, simulation, economic decision making and reliability. Integration of design principles in the solution of open-ended engineering problems. Projects are defined and planned with faculty and industrial guidance. Emphasizes economics and environmental constraints. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites)

  • Credits: variable to 4.0
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 4900

ENG 4990 - Special Topics in Engineering

Engineering topics of interest to students and faculty that are not normally covered in the existing courses.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

ENG 5060 - Leadership in Group Environments

Develops collaborative leadership skills through active hands-on learning. Topics include collaborative software, communication, and group management strategies.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

ENG 5100 - The Engineering Process

This course introduces the engineering problem solving and design processes. Students will learn about the engineering profession and will complete a design/build/test project.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

ENG 5200 - Engineering Applications in the Physical Sciences

This class will show how engineers use principles from the physical sciences to solve problems and design systems. Key concepts will be linked to the Michigan Curriculum Frameworks for precollege education.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 5100 or (ENG 5101 and ENG 5102)

ENG 5300 - Engineering Applications in the Earth Sciences

This course will show how engineers use principles from the earth sciences to solve problems and design systems. Key concepts will be linked to the Michigan Curriculum Frameworks for precollege education.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 5100

ENG 5400 - Engineering Applications in the Life Sciences

Students will gain hands-on experience linking engineering technologies to the biological sciences. Participants will visit labs and field sites at Michigan Tech to observe and participate in current research. Topics covered include biofuels, environmental restoration, environmental toxins, and ecosystem measurement.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 5100

ENG 5990 - Special Topics in Engineering

Engineering topics of interest to students and faculty that are not normally covered in the existing courses.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

ENG 5998 - Engineering Design Practicum

An advanced independent study for students in the Master of Engineering program. In consultation with his/her advisor, the student develops and executes a project demonstrating capabilities in problem solving, communications, and decision making. The practicum can be completed on or off campus.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 4
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering

GE 4900 - Capstone I

Capston engineering design course focusing on a realistic, complex, open-ended engineering problem. Project includes technical design, economic analysis, environmental impacts, and regulations. Report writing required. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites).

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

GE 4910 - Capstone II

Capstone engineering design course focusing on a realistic, complex, open-ended engineering problem. Project includes technical design, economic analysis, environmental impacts, and regulations. Report writing required. (Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites).

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): GE 4900

GE 4930 - Special Topics in Geological Engineering

Study and discussion of geological engineering topics.

  • Credits: variable to 5.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

GE 4931 - Special Topics in Geology

Study and discussion of geology topics.

  • Credits: variable to 5.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

GE 4933 - Special Topics in Geophysics

Study and discussion of geophysics topics.

  • Credits: variable to 5.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

GE 4934 - Special Topics in Mining Engineering

Study and discussion of topics in mining engineering not included in regular undergraduate courses.

  • Credits: variable to 5.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand

GE 4961 - Independent Geology Research Project

Approved literature, laboratory, and/or field geology research problem originated by the student or assigned by the instructor. A final report is required.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

GE 4962 - Independent Geophysics Research Project

Approved literature, laboratory, and/or field geophysics research problem originated by the student or assigned by the instructor. A final report is required.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

GE 5930 - Special Topics in Geological Engineering

Study and discussion of geological engineering topics.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

GE 5940 - Special Topics in Geology

Study and discussion of geology topics.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

GE 5950 - Special Topics in Geophysics

Study and discussion of geophysics topics.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

GE 5960 - Special Topics in Mining Engineering

Study and discussion of mining engineering topics.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

GE 5970 - Special Topics in Global Environment Change

Course will focus on emerging topics on global environment change including changes in atmospheric composition and air quality, air pollution meteorology, extreme meteorological events, and ocean chemistry. Anthropogenic contributions to these changes will be presented and analyzed. Students will work on course projects based on historical records from multiple datasets to evaluate and appreciate the long-term changes in the global environment and better understand the perturbations due to human activities.

  • Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring

GE 5994 - International Geological Practicum

Geological field work outside of the U.S. used by Peace Corps Master International students during their field assignments. May be used repeatedly up to 12 credits.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 12
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Geology, Geophysics, Geological Engineering

GE 5995 - Domestic Geological Practicum

Project course for students serving in a U.S. based service activity for one or more semesters. The service activities pertain to community development in the context of geological resource development, restoration, or protection or geological hazard mitigation.

  • Credits: 1.0; May be repeated
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

GE 5998 - International Geology Master's Research

An original investigation in theoretical or experimental natural geological hazard mitigation and submission of a thesis or report in partial fulfillment of the MS degree conducted while in the Peace Corps Program.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering

GE 5999 - Master's Graduate Research

Research of an acceptable geological engineering, mining engineering, geology, or geophysics problem and preparation of a thesis.

  • Credits: variable to 15.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MEEM 4990 - Special Topics in Mech Engg

Problems in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, manufacturing, or industrial engineering that are not covered in regular courses.

  • Credits: variable to 6.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

MEEM 4901 - Senior Capstone Design I

Students work in teams on "open-ended" engineering capstone design projects - most with industrial sponsors - developing original and creative solutions to real engineering problems.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 3400 and EE 3010(C) and MEEM 3600(C) and MEEM 3901 and MEEM 3201 and MEEM 3750 and MEEM 3911 and MA 3710(C)

MEEM 4911 - Senior Capstone Design II

Design projects started in MEEM4901 are completed and evaluated using computer-aided engineering methods, physical models, and/or prototypes as appropriate.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): EE 3010 and MEEM 3201 and MEEM 3600 and MEEM 3750 and MEEM 4901

MEEM 4999 - Mechanical Engineering Senior Research Thesis

An undergraduate research experience during the senior year in mechanical engineering. Students begin work on an active research project/grant with faculty or continue work from the previous year. A thesis will be published in the department and archived.

  • Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 6
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Eng-Eng Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

MEEM 5010 - Professional Engineering Communication

Course introduces graduate students to conventions of professional engineering communication such as composing technical documents and working effectively in teams. Students will practice creating effective visuals for reports and slides and develop and deliver presentations.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 4901(C) or ENT 4950(C) or Graduate Status >= 1

MEEM 5990 - Special Topics

Study of selected subjects related to mechanical engineering or engineering mechanics.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MEEM 5995 - Graduate Research (Online/Off Campus)

Research/investigation on a topic related to mechanical engineering or engineering mechanics leading to the submission of a thesis or report in a partial fulfillment or the requirements for the master's degree.

  • Credits: variable to 15.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Eng-Eng Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics

MEEM 5999 - Graduate Research

Research/investigation on a topic related to mechanical engineering or engineering mechanics leading to the submission of a thesis or report in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the master's degree.

  • Credits: variable to 15.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Eng-Eng Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics

MEEM 6000 - Graduate Seminar

Presentations/seminars on issues related to mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics. May include invited speakers from industry, government labs, and academe.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MSE 4130 - Materials Science & Engineering Senior Design Project I

Conducted in teams of students working with industrial partners. Open to all engineering majors interested in interdisciplinary senior design projects. Non-MSE majors must be senior project ready as defined by their major program and obtain permission of the MSE department.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MY 3110 or MSE 3110) and (MY 3200 or MSE 3120 or MSE 3121(C) and MSE 3122(C)) and (MY 3210 or MSE 3130) and (MY 3300 or MSE 3140) and (MY 4940 or MSE 3190)

MSE 4131 - Capstone Professional Skills 1

This course will include practical application of contemporary engineering design methodology within the structure-processing-properties paradigm for material design project management, experimental design, written and oral communication.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Materials Science and Engrg
  • Co-Requisite(s): ENT 4950
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MSE 3190 or MY 4940

MSE 4140 - Materials Science & Engineering Senior Design Project II

Senior design project conducted in teams of students working with an industrial partner. Open to all engineering majors interested in interdisciplinary senior design projects. Senior project ready as defined by major substitutes for prerequisites.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-6)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MY 4920 or MSE 4130

MSE 4141 - Capstone Professional Skills 2

This course includes practical application of contemporary engineering design methodology within the structure- processing-properties paradigm for material design, project management, experimental design, written and oral communication.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Materials Science and Engrg
  • Co-Requisite(s): ENT 4960
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MSE 4131

MSE 4970 - Special Topics - Materials

Special topics in materials science and engineering.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required

MSE 5100 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering with Advanced Topics

A survey of the processing structure property relationships including metals, ceramics, and polymers. The course will cover the same material as in MY2100 plus advanced topics on materials structure, characterization, processing, and properties.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (4-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Materials Science and Engrg

MSE 5900 - Graduate Professional Preparation

Graduate student presentations at departmental seminars.

  • Credits: 1.0; May be repeated
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MSE 5970 - Special Topics - Graduate Materials Science and Engineering

Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering at the Graduate level.

  • Credits: variable to 4.0; Repeatable to a Max of 8
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MSE 5990 - MS Thesis Research

Fundamental and applied research in metallurgical and materials engineering. Taken by graduate students in partial fulfillment of the MS thesis requirements.

  • Credits: variable to 12.0; May be repeated; Graded Pass/Fail Only
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

or any other research/special topics/seminar/etc credits (courses without a specific course description and/or syllabus). Undergraduate students cannot typically enroll in 6000-level courses. Special topics courses (4990, 5990, etc.) may be approved on an individual section/semester basis if a student/faculty member submits or creates a course syllabus for evaluation. OSM 4300 is also acceptable.

Free Electives

Any credits that are 1000-level or above, not on the co-curricular activities list, and not non-repeatable duplicated or equivalent courses.

Enterprise Modules

CEE 3490 - Introduction to Rail Transportation

Introduction to topics related to rail transportation and industry. Overview of North American passenger and freight railroads in the past and today, system components (railroad track, rolling stock, and signals/communications), organizations, careers and safety, and technology and sustainability.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

ENT 2950 - Enterprise Project Work I

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Second-year students are responsible for achieving some prescribed objectives, as defined by their Enterprise team.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

ENT 2960 - Enterprise Project Work II

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. Second- year students are responsible for achieving some prescribed objectives, as defined by their Enterprise team.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

ENT 2961 - Teaming in the Enterprise

Develops group problem-solving skills. Stresses interpersonal skills and skill assessment, communication, group process and teamwork, and action planning. Uses active, hands-on learning.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

ENT 2962 - Communication Contexts

An introduction to the demands of technical and professional communication in workplace settings, through analyzing project design team experiences.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman
  • Pre-Requisite(s): UN 1025

ENT 3953 - Ignite: Ideate, Innovate, Create!

Whether starting a business or working for an established company, creativity and innovation are keys to success. Course will explore creativity tools and techniques such as design thinking and human centered design to help generate ideas that provide value to society.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring

ENT 3954 - Enterprise Market Principles

Examines the fundamental principles of marketing in the six stages of product life cycle (opportunity identification, product development, introduction, growth, maturity, and decline).

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior

ENT 3956 - Industrial Health and Safety

Instruction of health and safety in engineering practice. Integrates the study of health and safety regulations, risks, and potential for improvement. Also covers the tremendous financial, ethical, and public relations implications of disregarding this critical aspect of engineering.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior

ENT 3958 - Ethics in Engineering Design and Implementation

The focus of this course is on ethical considerations in the engineering design and implementation process. Basic ethical analysis tools will be explored through various exercises. Students will analyze and present life engineering ethics case studies.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 1101 or (ENG 1001 and ENG 1100)

ENT 3959 - Fundamentals of Six Sigma I

This course introduces tools used for process improvement focusing on the DMAIC approach used widely in industry today.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior

ENT 3961 - Building and Leading Teams

This 1-credit module focuses on exploring research findings about leadership, the practice of leadership, and providing skill assessment and development opportunities. Topics include leadership traits, behaviors, theories, and leadership of change. Combines a variety of teaching methods, including self-assessment, cases, discussion, experiential exercises, role-playing, videotaping.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring

ENT 3963 - Deliver: Explore, Develop, Execute!

if you have an idea that you believe addresses a need and could lead to commercialization, this course will help you to explore the path from idea to market through customer development, value assessment, business model planning, and execution.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior

ENT 3964 - Fundamentals of Project Management

Project definition, developing a work breakdown structure, responsibility assignment and milestone development. Covers techniques for project scheduling and practical application of Gannt and PERT/CPM charts; resource management and application of critical chain method; project budgeting and cost estimation; project monitoring, control, evaluation, and termination; and project teams, their structure, and interactions.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior

ENT 3965 - Automotive Engineering

Automotive systems engineering and fundamental operating principles including powertrain/propulsion, on-board energy usage, chassis systems, manufacturing, and future application. Course will explore fundamental engineering decisions behind specific automotive, on/off road, and heavy duty vehicles and components.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (1-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall

ENT 3966 - Design for Manufacturing

This course supplements courses that address "design for function." Products "designed for manufacturing" are lower cost, higher quality, and have a shorter time to market. The course describes how the capabilities and limitations of common manufacturing processes translate into qualitative design guidelines. Topics include design for casting, forging, sheet metal forming, machining, plastics and assembly.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 1102

ENT 3967 - Design for Six Sigma

This course emphasizes the design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools and methods used widely in industry to optimize new products and services.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

ENT 3971 - Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Focuses on personal and professional effectiveness through greater productivity, increased influence in key relationships, stronger team unity and complete life balance. This course will explore these areas through interactive exercises, case studies, videos, and sharing of experiences.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Sophomore, Junior, Senior

ENT 3979 - Alternative Energy Technologies and Processes

This course covers a wide range of alternative energy technologies with an emphasis on chemical and biochemical processing. Technologies covered may include biofuels, solar power, fuel cells, etc.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (1-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CH 1112 or (CH 1150 and CH 1151) and (MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1121)

ENT 3980 - Pre-Capstone Enterprise Project Work

Interdisciplinary teams work as part of an enterprise to address real-world design projects or problems. This course is to be taken by third-year or fourth-year enterprise students who have completed the junior-level project work, but are not approved as capstone-ready by their department.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENT 3950 and ENT 3960

ENT 3981 - LabVIEW Basics

Learn how to program LabVIEW, a popular data acquisition and automation language used by engineers. Programming is done graphically which makes it easy to learn and use. Some of the topics covered: LabVIEW environment, how to construct graphical user interfaces, loops, debugging, writing data to disk and an intro to data acquisition.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring

ENT 3982 - Continuous Improvement Using Lean Principles

Fields from engineering through the social sciences are adopting continuous improvement using Lean principles to make their organizations successful. The evolution of these principles and the associated processes, methods, and tools are described and applied.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall

ENT 3983 - The Culture of Continuous Improvement

A continuous improvement culture is based on humility and respect for people. Problem solving in this environment is highly participative, focuses on the issue not the person, and seeks to empower the employees closest to the work being performed.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring

ENT 3984 - Lean Six Sigma Principles

Proven Lean Six Sigma problem-solving methods and statistical tools contribute to the success of any organization. Course covers Lean Six Sigma methodology, tools, and planning for a Green Belt certification project.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior

ENT 3985 - Lean Six Sigma Certification Project Execution

Execute a previously defined project using Lean Six Sigma problem-solving methods and statistical tools. Establish baselines; identify and validate root causes; identify, test, and implement a solution; and propose a method to sustain the gains.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-4)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Junior, Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENT 3984

ENT 4961 - Enterprise Project Work VII

Course intended for students who have completed all project courses in Enterprise and who wish to continue with the program through graduation.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Senior
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENT 3950 and ENT 3960 and (ENT 4950 and ENT 4960) or (ENT 4900 and ENT 4910)

UN 3002 - Undergraduate Cooperative Education I

Credits may count as free or technical electives based on academic department. Requires advisor approval, good conduct and academic standing, registration with Career Services, and an official offer letter from the employer.

  • Credits: variable to 2.0; May be repeated
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

UN 3003 - Undergraduate Cooperative Education II

Credits may count as free or technical electives based on academic department. Requires advisor approval, good conduct and academic standing, registration with Career Services, and an official offer letter from the employer.

  • Credits: variable to 2.0
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): UN 3002
  • ENT 2961 and/or ENT 2962 also usable as HASS Restricted but not both as ENT Modules and HASS.
  • UN 3002 and/or UN 3003, up to 2 credits total, can be used as Enterprise module credits in the BSME-Enterprise curriculum.
  • Modules may not be offered every semester and may have prerequisites and/or restrictions.