SDSU Major Academic Plan (MAP)
Major: 447001 - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - BS
Catalog Year: 2016 Last Modified on April 25, 2016 at 15:01:11
First Year
FALL SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Composition 3
GE Math/Major PrepMATH 1504
GE Physical Science/Lab/Major PrepCHEM 2024
GE Life ScienceBIOL 1003
orBIOL 101
Major PrepM E 1012
Total Units:16
Cumulative Total:16
SPRING SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Intermediate Composition*RWS 2003
orLING 200
GE Oral Communication 3
Major PrepMATH 1514
GE Physical Science/Major PrepPHYS 1953
Major PrepPHYS 195L1
Major PrepM E 1022
Total Units:16
Cumulative Total:32
*Prerequisite for M E 330.
SUMMER SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Social and Behavioral Science 3
GE Humanities 3
Total Units:6
Cumulative Total:38
Second Year
FALL SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
Major PrepMATH 2524
GE Physical Science/Major PrepPHYS 1963
Major PrepPHYS 196L1
Major PrepM E 2003
orA E 200
GE Humanities 3
Major PrepM E 2023
Total Units:17
Cumulative Total:55
SPRING SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
Take the Writing Placement Assessment aka WPA
Major PrepPHYS 1973
Major PrepE E 2043
Major PrepM E 2203
orA E 220
Major PrepA E 2803
Major PrepM E 2403
Major PrepM E 2411
Total Units:16
Cumulative Total:71
SUMMER SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Humanities 3
Total Units:3
Cumulative Total:74
Third Year
FALL SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
Your WPA score could require you to take either RWS 280 or 281 and an approved Upper Division Writing course
GE Explorations: Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
MajorM E 3043
orCIV E 301
MajorM E 3103
MajorM E 3503
MajorA E 3403
MajorA E 3411
Total Units:16
Cumulative Total:90
SPRING SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Explorations: Humanities* 3
MajorM E 3143
MajorM E 3303
MajorM E 3513
MajorM E 4523
Total Units:15
Cumulative Total:105
*GE Explorations Humanities course must be from the same department as one of the GE Foundations Humanities courses.
Fourth Year
FALL SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
American Institutions 3
MajorM E 490A3
MajorM E 4952
Major: Professional Elective 3
Major: Professional Elective 3
Total Units:14
Cumulative Total:119
SPRING SEMESTER
DescriptionCourseUnits
GE Explorations: American Institutions* 3
MajorM E 490B3
MajorM E 5203
MajorM E 5553
Major: Professional Elective 3
Total Units:15
Cumulative Total:134
*Students with lower division American Institutions coursework must substitute a third GE Explorations course.
The MAP provides a recommended sequence of courses. Refer to the SDSU General Catalog for a complete description of requirements and credit limitations.