Mechanical Engineering, BS/ Engineering Management, MS

Note: This curriculum reflects only course work to be taken as an undergraduate student. For additional course work to be taken as a graduate student, see the graduate program in the Northeastern University Graduate Catalog

Undergraduate students apply to the PlusOne bachelor’s/master’s program through the graduate school. Once admitted, students may count a maximum of 16 semester hours of graduate credit toward the undergraduate degree.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Mathematics/Science Requirement

Complete 35 semester hours in mathematics and science as indicated below:

Required Mathematics/Science
CHEM 1151
and CHEM 1153
General Chemistry for Engineers
and Recitation for CHEM 1151
4
MATH 1341Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 1342Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2321Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2341Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering4
PHYS 1151
and PHYS 1152
and PHYS 1153
Physics for Engineering 1
and Lab for PHYS 1151
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1151
5
PHYS 1155
and PHYS 1156
and PHYS 1157
Physics for Engineering 2
and Lab for PHYS 1155
and Interactive Learning Seminar for PHYS 1155
5
Science/Math Elective
Complete one of the following:4-5
General Biology 1 for Engineers
and Lab for BIOL 1115
Integrated Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Lab for BIOL 1117
General Chemistry 2
and Lab for CHEM 1214
Organic Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHEM 2311
and Recitation for CHEM 2311
Probability and Statistics
Discrete Mathematics
Modern Physics
Classical Dynamics
Electricity and Magnetism
Supplemental Credit
1 semester hour from the following course counts toward the mathematics/science requirement:1
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Engineering

Complete 68 semester hours in engineering as indicated below:

Required Engineering
EECE 2210
and EECE 2211
Electrical Engineering
and Lab for EECE 2210
5
ME 2340
and ME 2341
Introduction to Material Science
and Lab for ME 2340
5
ME 2350Engineering Mechanics and Design4
ME 2355
and ME 2356
Mechanics of Materials
and Lab for ME 2355
5
ME 2380Thermodynamics4
ME 3455
and ME 3456
Dynamics and Vibrations
and Lab for ME 3455
5
ME 3475Fluid Mechanics4
or ME 3480 International Applications of Fluid Mechanics
ME 4505
and ME 4506
Measurement and Analysis with Thermal Science Application
and Lab for ME 4505
5
ME 4508Mechanical Engineering Computation and Design4
ME 4550Mechanical Engineering Design4
ME 4555System Analysis and Control4
ME 4570Thermal Systems Analysis and Design4
MEIE 4701Capstone Design 11
MEIE 4702Capstone Design 25
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technical Elective
Complete one technical elective in one of the following subject areas:4
EMGT, ENGR, IE, ME, or MEIE
Supplemental Credit
3 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:3
Cornerstone of Engineering 1
2 semester hours from the following course count toward the engineering requirement:2
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Professional Development

Required Professional Development
GE 1000Introduction to the Study of Engineering1
MEIE 2000Introduction to Engineering Co-op Education1
MEIE 3000Professional Issues in Engineering1
Additional Required Courses
The remaining credit from each of the following courses will apply to the professional development area:2
Cornerstone of Engineering 1
Cornerstone of Engineering 2

Additional NUpath Courses

Writing
A grade of C or higher is required in each course:
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
ENGW 3302Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions4
or ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
NUpath Requirements through General Electives
NUpath requirements Interpreting Culture (IC), Societies and Institutions (SI), and Differences and Diversity (DD) are not explicitly satisfied by required engineering courses. Students are responsible for satisfying these requirements with general electives.

Required General Electives

Complete two academic, nonremedial, nonrepetitve courses, each equivalent to 4 semester hours.

Graduate Courses Taken Toward the PlusOne Program

Minimum 3.000 GPA required in graduate courses

Required Graduate Courses
EMGT 5220Engineering Project Management4
EMGT 6225Economic Decision Making4
IE 6200Engineering Probability and Statistics4
OR 6205Deterministic Operations Research4
If comparable undergraduate courses IE 3412 (or MATH 3081) and IE 4515 have been taken with a B+ or higher, IE 6200 and OR 6205, respectively, can be waived and substituted with other graduate courses.
The remaining 16 credits can be taken by one of the following three options:
1. EMGT 7990—Thesis (8 credits) and two graduate electives (total of 8 credits) from the list below.
2. EMGT 7945—Masters Project (4 credits) and three graduate electives (total of 12 credits) from the list below.
3. Four courses (total of 16 credits) from the list below.
Graduate Technical Electives
Concepts of Object-Oriented Design
Concepts of Object-Oriented Design with C++
Component Software Development
Enterprise Software Design
Software Engineering
Building Virtual Environments
User Experience Design and Testing
Fundamentals of Energy System Integration
Engineering/Organizational Psychology
Financial Management for Engineers
Independent Study
Enterprise Growth and Innovation
Business Planning for New Ventures
Business Model Design and Innovation
Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
Product Development for Engineers
Healthcare Systems Modeling and Analysis
Systems Engineering in Public Programs
Lean Concepts and Applications
Mass Customization
Data Mining for Engineering Applications
Manufacturing Methods and Processes
Supply Chain Engineering
Simulation Analysis
Manufacturing Processes
Intelligent Manufacturing
Data Mining in Engineering
Statistical Methods in Engineering
Statistical Quality Control
Reliability Analysis and Risk Assessment
Human Factors Engineering
Neural Networks in Engineering
Data Management and Database Design
Business Analysis and Information Engineering
Planning and Managing Information Systems Development
Agile Software Development
Business Process Engineering
Advanced Database Management Systems
Organizational Change and IT
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Information Systems for Healthcare-Services Delivery
Enterprise Architecture Planning and Management
Advances in Data Sciences and Architecture
Management of Service and Manufacturing Operations
Probabilistic Operation Research
Inventory Theory
Integer and Nonlinear Optimization
Network Analysis and Advanced Optimization
Multi-Criteria Decision Making
Logistics, Warehousing, and Scheduling
Executive Roundtable in Supply Chain Management
Sourcing and Procurement
Supply Chain Analytics
Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
Managing Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Management
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations
Demand Planning and Forecasting
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Growth
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Lean Design and Development
Managing a Technology-Based Business
The Technical Entrepreneur as Leader
Fundamentals of Communication Systems
Data Networking

Course Work That Does Not Count Toward the Engineering Degree

Students in engineering are allowed to count a maximum of two pass/fail courses toward their degree program. Only general electives outside the College of Engineering may be taken on a pass/fail grading basis. A maximum of one pass/fail course is allowed per semester.

Program Requirement

156 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required in all graduate courses

Five Years, Two Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 1341 (FQ)4MATH 1342 (FQ)4VacationVacation
CHEM 11514PHYS 1151 (ND)3  
CHEM 11530PHYS 1152 (AD)1  
GE 10001PHYS 11531  
GE 15014GE 1502 (ER)4  
ENGW 1111 (WF)4General elective4  
 17 17 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 2321 (FQ)4MATH 23414VacationCo-op
PHYS 1155 (ND)3EECE 22104  
PHYS 1156 (AD)1EECE 22111  
PHYS 11571ME 23554  
ME 23504ME 23561  
General elective4ME 23804  
 MEIE 20001  
 17 19 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-opME 2340 (WI)4ME 34754Co-op
 ME 23411ENGW 3302 (WD)4 
 ME 34554  
 ME 34561  
 ME 45084  
 ME 45554  
 0 18 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-opME 4505 (AD)4VacationME 45504
 ME 45061 MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE)1
 ME 45704 Science/math elective 4
 MEIE 30001  
 IE 62004  
 Graduate elective 4  
 0 18 0 9
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE)5MIE technical elective4t  
EMGT 52204Graduate elective 4  
EMGT 62254Graduate elective 4  
OR 62054Graduate elective 4  
 17 12-16  
Total Hours: 152-156

Five Years, Two Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 1341 (FQ)4MATH 1342 (FQ)4VacationVacation
CHEM 11514PHYS 1151 (ND)3  
CHEM 11530PHYS 1152 (AD)1  
GE 10001PHYS 11531  
GE 15014GE 1502 (ER)4  
ENGW 1111 (WF)4General elective4  
 17 17 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 2321 (FQ)4Co-opCo-opVacation
PHYS 1155 (ND)3   
PHYS 1156 (AD)1   
PHYS 11571   
ME 23504   
MEIE 20001   
General elective4   
 18 0 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 23414Co-opCo-opME 34754
ME 2340 (WI)4  ENGW 3302 (WD)4
ME 23411   
ME 23554   
ME 23561   
ME 23804   
 18 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ME 34554ME 45554VacationME 45504
ME 34561EECE 22104 MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE)1
ME 4505 (AD)4EECE 22111 Science/math elective 4
ME 45061MEIE 30001  
ME 45084IE 62004  
ME 45704Graduate elective 4  
 18 18 0 9
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE)5MIE technical elective4  
EMGT 52204Graduate elective 4  
EMGT 62254Graduate elective 4  
OR 62054Graduate elective 4  
 17 16  
Total Hours: 156