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ME Curriculum

Mechanical Engineering Curriculum

Fourth Class Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester

  • Engineering Mechanics - Statics
  • College Composition
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Calculus I
  • Principles of Fitness and Wellness I
  • Swimming
  • Chemistry I

Spring Semester

  • History of the USCG
  • Introduction to Computing
  • American Government
  • Calculus II
  • Personal Defense I
  • Principles of Fitness and Wellness II
  • Physics I
  • Fundamentals of Navigation

Third Class Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Professional Rescuer
  • Physics II
  • Ships and Maritime Systems
  • Applications in Navigation Lab
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Spring Semester

  • Engineering Materials Science
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Dynamics
  • Differential Equations
  • Lifetime Sports I: Racquetball
  • Lifetime Sports II: Golf
  • Chemistry II

Second Class Year (Junior)

Fall Semester

  • Electric Circuits and Machines
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanisms
  • Maritime Watch Officer

Spring Semester

  • Machine Design
  • Heat Transfer
  • Ethics
  • Advanced Engineering Math
  • Personal Defense II
  • Lifetime Sports III: Tennis
  • Essentials of Economics
  • *Free Elective

First Class Year (Senior)

Fall Semester

  • Thermal Systems Design
  • Engineering Experimentation
  • Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems
  • Design Project Management
  • Selected Topics for the 100 Ton Master
  • Selected Topics for the 100 Ton Master Lab
  • Physical Education

Spring Semester

  • Principles of Electronic Communication Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Law
  • Global Studies
  • Atmospheric and Maritime Science
  • *Major Area Elective
  • Physical Education