Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Major: Engineering     Emphasis: Mechanical Engineering
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
BIOL 1063 People and the Environment 3 X   CHEM 1011 Lab for General Chemistry I 1 X
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   CHEM 1013 General Chemistry I 3 X
ENGR 1402 Concepts of Engineering (FYE) 2     ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 2204 Calculus I 4 X   ENGR 1412 Software Applications for Engineers 2  
ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 X   MATH 2214 Calculus II 4  
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X   PHYS 2034 University Physics I 4 X
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENGR 2403 Statics 3     ENGR 2411 Lab for Mechanics of Materials 1  
ENGR 2421 Lab for Electric Circuits I 1     ENGR 2413 Mechanics of Materials 3  
ENGR 2423 Electric Circuits I 3     ENGR 3423 Dynamics  3  
MATH 3254 Calculus III 4     MATH 4403 Differential Equations 3  
Art 2503 or Mus 2503 or Thea 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X   ME 2502 Solid Modeling for Mechanical Engineers 2  
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X   CHEM 1023 & 1021 or PHYS 2044 General Chemistry II and Lab or University Physics II 4  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENGR 3413 Introduction to Design 3     ME 3513 Mechanical Vibrations 3  
ENGR 3433 Engineering Economics 3     ME 3533 Engineering Thermodynamics II 3  
ME 4543 Machine Design 3     Elective 3000/4000 ME Elective, (Mechanical Systems Stem) 3  
ENGR 3443 Engineering Thermo. I 3     Elective 3000/4000 ME Elective, (Thermal Systems Stem) 3  
ENGR 4453 Num. Meth, for Engineers 3     ENGR 3471 Lab for Fluid Mechanics 1  
HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 US History  to or since 1876 or  Intro to US Government 3 X   ENGR 3473 Fluid Mechanics 3  
Total Hours   18     Total Hours   16  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ME 4563 Intro. To Man. Processes 3     ENGR 4473 Senior Design Practicum 3  
ME 3504 Process Monitoring and Control 4     ME 4503 Fluid and Thermal Energy Systems 3  
ME 4553 Heat Transfer 3     Elective 3000/4000 ME Elective 3  
ME 4573 Mechanical System Design 3     Elective 3000/4000 Professional Development Elective 3  
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit I or Intro to Lit II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours (after 1st 30) 63     Total Degree Hours 132  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major (Grade of C or better in concentration area courses or 2.5 GPA)
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
132 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J
32 hours of Engineering courses from ASU-J

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