# Mechanical Engineering, BS/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:

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Required Mathematics/Science | ||

CHEM 1151 and CHEM 1153 | General Chemistry for Engineers and Recitation for CHEM 1151 | 4 |

MATH 1341 | Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 1342 | Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 2321 | Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering | 4 |

MATH 2341 | Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering | 4 |

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 |

Math/Science 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:

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

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 2350 | Engineering Mechanics and Design | 4 |

ME 2355 and ME 2356 | Mechanics of Materials and Lab for ME 2355 | 5 |

ME 2380 | Thermodynamics | 4 |

ME 3455 and ME 3456 | Dynamics and Vibrations and Lab for ME 3455 | 5 |

ME 3475 | Fluid Mechanics | 4 |

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 4508 | Mechanical Engineering Computation and Design | 4 |

ME 4550 | Mechanical Engineering Design | 4 |

ME 4555 | System Analysis and Control | 4 |

ME 4570 | Thermal Systems Analysis and Design | 4 |

MEIE 4701 | Capstone Design 1 | 1 |

MEIE 4702 | Capstone Design 2 | 5 |

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 counts toward the engineering requirement: | 3 | |

Cornerstone of Engineering 1 | ||

2 semester hours from the following course counts toward the engineering requirement: | 2 | |

Cornerstone of Engineering 2 |

## Professional Development

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Required Professional Development | ||

GE 1000 | Introduction to the Study of Engineering | 1 |

MEIE 2000 | Introduction to Engineering Co-op Education | 1 |

MEIE 3000 | Professional Issues in Engineering | 1 |

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

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Writing | ||

A grade of C or higher is required in each course: | ||

ENGW 1111 | First-Year Writing | 4 |

ENGW 3302 | Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions | 4 |

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

## Graduate Courses taken as an Undergraduate Student

A 3.000 GPA is required in all graduate courses.

Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|

Complete the following course: | ||

MEIE 6850 | Research Seminar in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering | 0 |

Complete up to 32 SH from the following list or from one of the concentrations below. These courses may double count in the above requirements. | 0-32 | |

Thesis | ||

MATL 5000 TO MATL 7999 | ||

ME 5000 TO ME 7999 | ||

MATERIAL SCIENCE CONCENTRATION COURSES | ||

Materials Processing and Process Selection | ||

MECHANICS CONCENTRATION COURSES | ||

Advanced Mechanics of Materials | ||

Dynamics and Mechanical Vibration | ||

Finite Element Method | ||

Control Systems Engineering | ||

Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 1 | ||

or ME 6201 | Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 2 | |

Elasticity and Plasticity | ||

THERMOFLUIDS CONCENTRATION COURSES | ||

Gas Turbine Combustion | ||

Aerodynamics | ||

Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 1 | ||

or ME 6201 | Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 2 | |

General Thermodynamics | ||

Essentials of Fluid Dynamics | ||

Statistical Thermodynamics | ||

Heat Conduction and Thermal Radiation | ||

or ME 7290 | Convective Heat Transfer | |

Multiscale Flow and Transport Phenomena | ||

Combustion and Air Pollution | ||

Fundamentals of Combustion | ||

Computational Fluid Dynamics with Heat Transfer | ||

Solar Thermal Engineering | ||

Turbulent Flow | ||

Turbomachinery Design |

## 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 | |||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

MATH 1341 (FQ) | 4 | MATH 1342 (FQ) | 4 | Vacation | 0 | Vacation | 0 |

CHEM 1151 | 4 | PHYS 1151 (ND) | 3 | ||||

CHEM 1153 | 0 | PHYS 1152 (AD) | 1 | ||||

GE 1000 | 1 | PHYS 1153 | 1 | ||||

GE 1501 | 4 | GE 1502 (ER) | 4 | ||||

ENGW 1111 (WF) | 4 | General Elective | 4 | ||||

17 | 17 | 0 | 0 | ||||

Year 2 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

MATH 2321 (FQ) | 4 | MATH 2341 | 4 | Vacation | 0 | Co-op | 0 |

PHYS 1155 (ND) | 3 | ME 2340 (WI) | 4 | ||||

General Elective | 4 | ME 2341 | 1 | ||||

PHYS 1156 (AD) | 1 | ME 2355 | 4 | ||||

PHYS 1157 | 1 | ME 2356 | 1 | ||||

ME 2350 | 4 | ME 2380 | 4 | ||||

MEIE 2000 | 1 | ||||||

17 | 19 | 0 | 0 | ||||

Year 3 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

Co-op | 0 | EECE 2210 | 4 | ME 3475 | 4 | Co-op | 0 |

EECE 2211 | 1 | ENGW 3302 (WD) | 4 | ||||

ME 3455 | 4 | ||||||

ME 3456 | 1 | ||||||

ME 4508 | 4 | ||||||

ME 4555 | 4 | ||||||

0 | 18 | 8 | 0 | ||||

Year 4 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

Co-op | 0 | ME 4505 (AD) | 4 | Vacation | 0 | ME 4550 | 4 |

ME 4506 | 1 | MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE) | 1 | ||||

ME or IE technical elective | 4 | Math/Science Elective | 4 | ||||

ME 4570 | 4 | ||||||

MEIE 3000 | 1 | ||||||

MEIE graduate elective | 4 | ||||||

0 | 18 | 0 | 9 | ||||

Year 5 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | ||||

MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE) | 5 | MEIE graduate elective | 4 | ||||

MEIE graduate elective | 4 | MEIE graduate elective | 4 | ||||

MEIE graduate elective | 4 | MEIE graduate elective | 4 | ||||

MEIE graduate elective | 4 | MEIE graduate elective | 4 | ||||

MEIE 6850 | 0 | ||||||

17 | 16 | ||||||

Total Hours: 156 |

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

Year 1 | |||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

MATH 1341 (FQ) | 4 | MATH 1342 (FQ) | 4 | Vacation | 0 | Vacation | 0 |

CHEM 1151 | 4 | PHYS 1151 (ND) | 3 | ||||

CHEM 1153 | 0 | PHYS 1152 (AD) | 1 | ||||

GE 1000 | 1 | PHYS 1153 | 1 | ||||

GE 1501 | 4 | GE 1502 (ER) | 4 | ||||

ENGW 1111 (WF) | 4 | General Elective | 4 | ||||

17 | 17 | 0 | 0 | ||||

Year 2 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

MATH 2321 (FQ) | 4 | Co-op | Co-op | Vacation | |||

PHYS 1155 (ND) | 3 | ||||||

PHYS 1156 (AD) | 1 | ||||||

PHYS 1157 | 1 | ||||||

ME 2350 | 4 | ||||||

MEIE 2000 | 1 | ||||||

General Elective | 4 | ||||||

18 | 0 | 0 | 0 | ||||

Year 3 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

MATH 2341 | 4 | Co-op | Co-op | ME 3475 | 4 | ||

ME 2340 (WI) | 4 | ENGW 3302 (WD) | 4 | ||||

ME 2341 | 1 | ||||||

ME 2355 | 4 | ||||||

ME 2356 | 1 | ||||||

ME 2380 | 4 | ||||||

18 | 0 | 0 | 8 | ||||

Year 4 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | Summer 1 | Hours | Summer 2 | Hours |

ME 3455 | 4 | EECE 2210 | 4 | Vacation | 0 | ME 4550 | 4 |

ME 3456 | 1 | EECE 2211 | 1 | MEIE 4701 (EI, WI, CE) | 1 | ||

ME 4505 (AD) | 4 | ME 4555 | 4 | Math/Science Elective | 4 | ||

ME 4506 | 1 | MEIE 3000 | 1 | ||||

ME 4508 | 4 | MIE Technical Elective | 4 | ||||

ME 4570 | 4 | Graduate Course | 4 | ||||

18 | 18 | 0 | 9 | ||||

Year 5 | |||||||

Fall | Hours | Spring | Hours | ||||

MEIE 4702 (EI, WI, CE) | 5 | Graduate Course | 4 | ||||

Graduate Course | 4 | Graduate Course | 4 | ||||

Graduate Course | 4 | Graduate Course | 4 | ||||

Graduate Course | 4 | Graduate Course | 4 | ||||

MEIE 6850 | 0 | ||||||

17 | 16 | ||||||

Total Hours: 156 |