Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
BS - Mechanical Engineering
|General Education Requirements||30|
|Of the 51 units required by the university, 21 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.|
|Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.|
|Preparation for the Major||30-32|
|MATH 030, MATH 031, MATH 032 and MATH 133A (13); PHYS 070, PHYS 071 and PHYS 072 (12); CHEM 001A (5)|
|Required for the Major||60|
|Engineering Common Area||31|
|CE 099, CE 112, EE 098, ENGR 010, ENGR 100W, MATE 025, ME 020, ME 030, ME 101, ME 111 and ME 113|
|Required Courses in Engineering||26|
|ME 041, ME 106, ME 114, ME 115, ME 120, ME 130, ME 147, ME 154, ME 195A and ME 195B|
|Required Capstone Course||3|
|ME 157, ME 182 or ME 190|
|Additional Major Courses||10-12|
|Technical electives can be chosen from designated courses for breadth or focus in one of the three areas of mechanical design, mechatronics, or thermal/fluids, with advisor approval.|
*Applies to those students not taking American Studies and the Physics 070 series.
Note: PHYS 050, PHYS 051, PHYS 052 and PHYS 053 may be taken in place of PHYS 070, PHYS 071 and PHYS 072.
To qualify for a baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering, a student must receive a grade of "C-" or better in courses required for the major. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least "C" (2.0) in each one of the following categories: all college work (overall average), all units attempted at SJSU, all units in the major, and all units in any minors.
A semester-by-semester schedule for meeting these requirements is available in the department office.