Pre-Mechanical Engineering

Degree Requirements

First Year - First Semester

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 or 4 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

SPCH 2010Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15-16

ACE Elective: Selected from ACE elective list.

First Year - Second Semester

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

PHYS 2110General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:17

ACE Elective: Selected from ACE elective list.

Second Year - First Semester

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

EMEC 2230Engineering Statics

3 credits

ISMG 2060Engineering Economy I

3 credits

MENG 2000Engineering Thermodynamics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Year - Second Semester

MATH 2350Differential Equations

3 credits

EMEC 3250Mechanics of Elastic Bodies

3 credits

EMEC 3730Engineering Dynamics

3 credits

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3 credits

STAT 3800Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics

3 credits

MATH 2050Applied Linear Algebra

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

ENGL 3980: EPPE sophomore level placement or successful completion of ENGL 1160 required.

Other required courses available:

MENG 4200Heat Transfer

3 credits

CIVE 310Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

ELEC 2110Elements of Electrical Engineering

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

ACE Elective: Selected from ACE elective list.

Achievement-Centered Education Electives

Engineering majors who will complete their undergraduate degree program on the UNL or UNO campus must satisfy the general education requirements of the Achievement-Centered Education (ACE) program at UNL. The ACE program contains 4 Institutional Objectives with 10 Student Learning Outcomes (SLO). ACE electives are associated with SLO 5 through 9, and consists of course work primarily from the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, civics, ethics, human and cultural diversity areas. A minimum of one 3 semester credit hour course is to be selected from each of the following listed SLO areas to satisfy student learning outcomes 5 through 9. Although some courses are listed in more than one area, no individual course can be utilized to satisfy more than one SLO area.

SLO - AREA 5:

Architecture 2060

English 1020, 2250, 2270, 2300, 2310, 2320, 2350, 2410, 2450, 2460, 2470, 2850,

French 3150, 3160

History 1110, 1120, 1520, 2020, 2520, 2610, 2620, 2710, 4430

Philosophy 1010, 3110, 3600, 3700

Russian 3150

Spanish 4090

Women’s Studies 2020

SLO - AREA 6:

Anthropology 1050, 4210

Criminal Justice 1010

Child, Youth, and Family Sciences 1600, 2220, 2800

Economics 2200, 2220

Finance and Banking 2280

Geography 4010, 4120

Gerontology 2000

Management 2010, 3490, 4040

Political Science 1100, 3120, 3160, 4030

Psychology 1010, 2500

Sociology 1010, 2100, 2150

SLO - AREA 7:

Art 2050, 2060

Architecture 2400

Music 1070, 1080, 1100

Theatre 1010

SLO - AREA 8:

Construction Management 4200

Economics 2200, 2220

Education 2020

Journalism 4500

Philosophy 1010, 1020

Political Science 1100

Speech 4510

SLO - AREA 9:

Anthropology 1050

English 2350, 2470

Geography 1000, 1020, 4010

History 1050, 2470, 2810, 4400

Management 2010, 4150

Philosophy 1020

Political Science 2210, 3120

Sociology 2100, 2150

Women’s Studies 2010