2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

TSAP - Ivy Tech - Mechanical Engineering, BSME


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Admission Requirements

Ivy Tech students graduating with an A.S. degree in Engineering are eligible for
admission with junior standing to Purdue University Northwest provided:

  • The student has submitted a complete application for admission to Purdue University Northwest
  • A course grade of “C” or better must be earned to be accepted for transfer
  • The student has a 3.0 or higher grade point average on a 4-point scale

Sample Semester Sequence at Ivy Tech Community College - 60-62 Credits

First Semester

Course Title Credits
*ENGL 111 English Composition 3
IVYT 111 Student Success for University Transfer 1
*MATH 211 Calculus I 4
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3

ENGR 140

or ENGR 160

or ENGR 196

Introduction to Engineering Software Tools

or Introduction to Engineering Software Tools

or Introduction to Engineering

3
  Total Credits 14

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
*MATH 212 Calculus II 4
*PHYS 220 Mechanics 5
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3
  Total Credits 15

Third Semester

Course Title Credits
*MATH 261 Multivariate Calculus I 4

*PHYS 221

or *CHEM 106

Heat, Electricity, and Optics

or General Chemistry II

5
  Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing Elective 3
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3-5
  Total Credits 15-17

Fourth Semester

Course Title Credits
*COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
**ENGR 279 Capstone Course 1
MATH 264 Differential Equations 3
  Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing Elective 3
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3
  Transfer Cluster Elective 3
  Total Credits 16

*Required for Indiana College Core Certificate
The Indiana College Core requirements for this degree require a minimum of 30 credits. The ICC Certificate requires
a minimum of one course from six areas of study. The number of ICC elective courses shown above may vary based
on required ICC course credits earned, area of study, and the student’s Individual Academic Plan. The remaining
degree requirements provide a mechanism for students to obtain the required minimum 60 credits to graduate with
the appropriate Associate level transfer degree.

**Capstone Course

Sample Semester Sequence at Purdue University Northwest - 60 Credits

Fifth Semester

Course Title Credits
ME 31200 Fluid Mechanics 3
ME 31300 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory 1
ME 32000 Kinematic Analysis and Design 3
ME 32500 Dynamics of Physical Systems 3
ME 34500 Mechanical Engineering Experimentation 3
  Total Credits 13

Sixth Semester

Course Title Credits
CE 27300 Mechanics of Materials 3
ME 31100 Engineering Economics and Project Management 3
ME 41600 Heat Transfer 3
ME 41700 Heat Transfer Laboratory 1
MSE 20000 Materials Science 3
ENGL 30700 Written and Oral Communication for Engineers 3
  Total Credits 16

Seventh Semester

Course Title Credits
ME 42900 Senior Engineering Design 3
ME 46100 Machine Design I 4
  Mechanical Engineering Elective 3
  Mechanical Engineering Elective 3
  Free Elective 3
  Total Credits 16

Eighth Semester

Course Title Credits
ME 43900 Senior Engineering Design II 3
PHIL 32400 Ethics for the Professions 3
  Mechanical Engineering Elective 3
  Mechanical Engineering Elective 3
  Engineering Elective 3
  Total Credits 15

Degree program completion requires 122 credit hours for a Bachelor’s degree

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