The Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers one program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. The course requirements of the degree involve a total of 150 credits divided into the following pools:

General Education Requirements (27 cr.)

Core Requirements (42 cr.)

CHM 211, CHM 271, PHS 203, PHS 212, PHS 273, EEN 205, EEN 206, EEN 207, ENG 201, ENG 202, CSC 212, MAT 215, MAT 235, MAT 326, MAT 335, MAT 339

Major Requirements (64 cr.)

CEN 202, CEN 204, CEN 270, MAT 213, MAT 224, MEN 200, MEN 201, MEN 202, MEN 210, MEN 211, MEN 270, MEN 302, MEN 310, MEN 320, MEN 321, MEN 330, MEN 340, MEN 370, MEN 376, MEN 401, MEN 430, MEN 435, MEN 437, MEN 471, MEN 489, MEN 598, MEN 599.

Major Electives (12 cr.)

Choose any four courses from the following pool: MEN 400, MEN 410, MEN 439, MEN 503, MEN 507, MEN 510, MEN 511, MEN 512, MEN 515, MEN 516, MEN 517, MEN 518, MEN 520, MEN 521, MEN 523, MEN 525, MEN 526, MEN 530, MEN 534, MEN 540, MEN 541, MEN 544, MEN 550, MEN 580, MEN 581,

Laboratory Electives (2 cr.)

Choose any two courses from the following pool: MEN 571, MEN 573, MEN 576, MEN 578.

Free Electives (3 cr.)

Choose any course of sophomore level or higher offered by the university.

Suggested Program

Year I (42 Credits)
Fall Semester I (16 Credits)  
CEN 202 Statics 3 cr.
CEN 270 Engineering Graphics 1 cr.
ENG 201 Introduction to Engineering 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore English Rhetoric 3 cr.
MAT 213 Calculus III 3 cr.
PHS 203 General Physics III 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester I (17 Credits)  

ENG

202

Computers & Engineering 3 cr.

MAT

215

Linear Algebra I 3 cr.

MAT

224

Calculus IV 3 cr.

MEN

202

Mechanics of Materials I 3 cr.

MEN

270

Computer-Aided Design 1 cr.

PHS

212

Electricity and Magnetism 3 cr.

PHS

273

Experimental Physics for Mech. Eng. 1 cr.
       
Summer Session I (9 Credits)  
ENL 230 English in the Workplace 3 cr.
CHM 211 Principles of Chemistry 3 cr.
ARB ___ GER Course – Group 1, Arabic 3 cr.
       
Year II (42 Credits)  
Fall Semester II (17 Credits)  

CEN

204

Mechanics of Materials Laboratory 1 cr.

EEN

205

Electric Circuits 3 cr.

MAT

235

Ordinary Differential Equations 3 cr.

MEN

200

Science of Materials 3 cr.
MEN 201 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics 3 cr.

MEN

210

Thermodynamics I 3 cr.
CHM 271 Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 cr.
       
Spring Semester II (16 Credits)  

EEN

206

Electronics 3 cr.
MAT 326 Probabiltity & Statics for Engineers 3 cr.

MEN

211

Thermodynamics II 3 cr.

MEN

302

Mechanics of Materials II 3 cr.

MEN

320

Fluid Mechanics I 3 cr.

MEN

370

Graphics for Mechanical Engineers 1 cr.
       
Summer Session II (9 Credits)  
REG ___ GER - Group 2, Religion 3 cr.
___ ___ GER - Group 7, Science & Technology 3 cr.
___ ___ GER - Group 6, Citizenship 3 cr.
Year III (34 Credits) 
Fall Semester III (17 Credits)  
CSC 212 Program Design & Data Abstraction I 3 cr.

MAT

335

Partial Differential Equation 3 cr.

MEN

321

Fluid Mechanics II 3 cr.

MEN

340

Manufacturing Processes 3 cr.

MEN

376

Thermo/Fluid Laboratory 1 cr.

EEN

207

Instrumentation and Circuits Laboratory 1 cr.

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GER - Group 4, Cultural Studies 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester III (16 Credits)  
MAT 339 Numerical Analysis 3 cr.
MEN 310 Heat Transfer 3 cr.
MEN 330 Mechanical Vibrations 3 cr.
MEN 401 Introduction to Mechatronics 3 cr.
MEN 471 Manufacturing Technology Laboratory 1 cr.
___ ___ GER - Group 5, Economics 3 cr.
       
Summer Semester III (1 Credits)  
MEN 489 Approved Professional Training 1 cr.
       
Year IV (32 Credits) 
Fall Semester IV (17 Credits)  
MEN 430 Theory of Machines 3 cr.
MEN 435 Automated Controls 3 cr.
MEN 437 Mechanical Design 3 cr.
MEN 598 Engineering Design I 1 cr.
MEN ___ ME Laboratory Elective 1 cr.
MEN ___ ME Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ GER - Group 3, Ethics & Philosophy 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester IV (15 Credits)  
MEN 599 Engineering Design II 2 cr.
MEN ___ ME Laboratory Elective 1 cr.
MEN ___ ME Elective 3 cr.
MEN ___ ME Elective 3 cr.
MEN ___ ME Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.