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 Physics And Mechanical Engineering Double Major (New)

​​​​​Minimum GPA = 3.0 
Only one additional year with the same average load to obtain a BSc second degree.

General Requirments
ME Requirments (general):

Phys Requirments (general +math):

​​Combinded Courses
Course Hrs Cour​se Hrs Cour​se Hrs

ICS 103

3

ICS = 3

ICS 101

3

ICS 103

3

ENGL 101

3

ENGL= 9

ENGL 101

3

ENGL=9

ENGL 101

3

ENGL 102

3

ENGL 102

3

ENGL 102

3

ENGL 214

3

ENGL 214

3

ENGL 214

3

GS xxx

3

GS = 6

GS xxx

3

GS =3

GS xxx

3

GS xxx

3

GS xxx

3

CE 201

3

Interdisc.Eng =15

CE 201

3

CE 203

3

CE 203

3

EE 204

3

EE 204

3

EE 306

3

EE 306

3

IAS 101

2

IAS=14

IAS 101

2

IAS=14

IAS 101

2

IAS 111

2

IAS 111

2

IAS 111

2

IAS 201

2

IAS 201

2

IAS 201

2

IAS 212

2

IAS 212

2

IAS 212

2

IAS 301

2

IAS 301

2

IAS 301

2

IAS 322

2

IAS 322

2

IAS 322

2

IAS 4xx

2

Math 101

4

MATH=17

Math 101

4

MATH=20

Math 101

4

Math 102

4

Math 102

4

Math 102

4

Math 201

3

Math 201

3

Math 201

3

Math 202

3

Math 202

3

Math 202

3

MATH 301

3

Math xxx

3

MATH 301

3

Math xxx

3

PE 101

1

PE=2

PE 101

1

PE=2

PE 101

1

PE 102

1

PE 102

1

PE 102

1

Chem 101

4

Sciences=12

Chem 101

4

CHEM=8

Chem 101

4

Chem 102

4

Chem 102

4

Phys 101

4

16

Phys 101

4

Phys=8

Phys 101

4

Phys 102

4

Phys 102

4

Phys 102

4

8

Total=

73

Total=

67

Total=

77

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Notes:

ME: MATH 301  = Physics: Math xxx being Math301

PHYS: IAS xxx (2) = GS xxx (3)

Physics: Chem 102 is still required by the physics program

ME: interdisciplanery engineering courses (CE 201, CE 203, & EE 306) are still required

Physics Department agrees to drop one math elective


Core requirements

ME Core (46):

Physics Core:

Combinded Courses

Course Hrs Course Hrs Cour​se Hrs

ME 203

3

Thermodynamics I

PHYS 211

3

optics

PHYS 211

3

ME 204

3

Thermodynamics II

PHYS 212

4

modern physics

PHYS 212

4

ME 210

3

ME draw & graphics

PHYS 301

3

classical mechanics

PHYS 301

3

ME 216

3

Materials Sci&Eng

PHYS 303

3

exp. Physics I

PHYS 303

3

ME 217

1

Materials Lab

PHYS 304

2

exp. Physics II

PHYS 304

2

ME 218

2

 Intro to ME Design

PHYS 403

2

sr. physics lab

PHYS 403

2

ME 201

3

Dynamics

PHYS 305

3

 electricity & mag I

PHYS 305

3

ME 322

3

Manuf.Processes

PHYS 306

3

 electricity & mag II

PHYS 306

3

ME 323

1

Manuf. Lab

PHYS 401

3

Quantum mech. I

PHYS 401

3

ME 307

3

Machine Design I

PHYS 402

3

quantum mech. II

PHYS 402

3

ME 308

4

Machine Design II

PHYS 430

3

 therm. & stat phys

PHYS 430

3

32

ME 311

3

Fluid Mechanics

Total=

32

ME 203

3

ME 309

3

Mechanics of machines

ME 204

3

ME 315

3

Heat transfer

ME 210

3

ME 316

1

ThermoFluids Lab

ME 216

3

ME 413

3

System Dyn & control

ME 217

1

ME 451

3

Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments

ME 218

2

ME 452

1

Measurements and Lab Project

ME 201

3

Total =

46

ME 322

3

Notes:

ME 323

1

ME 307

3

ME 308

4

ME 311

3

ME 309

3

ME 315

3

ME 316

1

ME 413

3

ME 451

3

ME 452

1

46

Total=

78

Training/Research

ME  (3):

Physics (3)​


Combinded Courses

 

 

 

 

ME 399

0

ME 399

0

Summer training

PHYS 399

2

ME 411

1

ME 411

1

Senior project/seminar

PHYS 409

1

ME 412

2

3

ME 412

2

 

 

0

Notes:

 

 

 

 

Total=

3

Notes:

Physics:  PHYS 399  =  ME 399

The student may choose to take the summer training as PHYS 399 as credited course.

PHYS.409 is not required ( presentation skills covered by  ME 411/412 )


Electives

ME  (12):

Physics (21)

Combinded Courses

ME 4xx

6

PHYS xxx

12

PHYS xxx

3

6

Technical

6

Technical

9

ME xxx

6

3

Notes:

Physics: 9 credits of technical electives = ME 306 + ME 307 + ME 315


Physics dept agrees to make  9 hrs physics elective into ME xxx elective for the double major student

ME dept agrees to make 6 hrs ME elective into 6hrs PHYS 4xx elective for the double major student.

The student is highly reommended to take:

ME 489 (FEA) (involves PDE solving and modeling and overlaps PHYS371)

Solid state physics (PHYS 432) and/or Physcis of surfaces (PHYS 434)  )

Summary

 

ME

Physics

Double

General

73

67

77

Core

46

32

78

Electives

12

21

9

PHYS:

55

training/R

3

3

3

ME:

43

Total=

134

123

167

 ME to phys:

33

Phys to ME:

46

​​An ME majoring student needs to take 28 extra credits (161-133= 28 = 14 +14).

The extra load is equivalent to one additional academic year.  

 Summer seassions are adviced.

 

ME

Physics 

Double

Total   credits

134

123

167

Years of study

4

4

5

average load /term

16.750

15.375

16.700

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