Minor in Mechanical Engineering

Apply for a Minor in Mechanical Engineering
Minor Application


  • A Minor in Mechanical Engineering is earned through completion of 20 credits, all of which must be ENG EK or ME courses, and at least 12 of which are ENG ME courses at the 300 level of higher.
  • No more than 8 credits may overlap between a student’s major and minor.
  • A student must be a Sophomore and have a declared major on record in order to apply for a minor.
  • Students are expected to obtain the necessary background (pre-requisites or equivalents) to complete their chosen minor program.
  • A student’s Grade Point Average (GPA) across all 20 credits for the minor must be 2.00 or higher to earn the minor.
  • Applications for a Minor in Mechanical Engineering must be approved by the Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Programs.
  • It is recommended that students interested in pursuing a Minor in Mechanical Engineering apply as early as possible in their degree program in order to facilitate course planning, but in no case later than October 1 of a student’s senior year.
  • The following courses may be used to satisfy the requirements of the minor:
    • ENG ME 300-level or higher courses
    • ENG EK 301
    • Non-ME courses:
      • ENG BE 420 (cannot be used in addition to ENG ME 305)
      • ENG BE 402 or ENG EC 402 (cannot be used in addition to ENG ME 403 or 404)
      • ENG BE 436 (cannot be used in addition to ENG ME 303)
      • ENG EK 424 (cannot be used in addition to ENG ME 304)
      • ENG EC 381 ENG EK 381 or ENG BE 200  (cannot be used in addition to ENG ME 366)
  • Please note: The following courses overlap too much for credit to be given for more than one course from each list (1-8) below. Students are expected to complete the course appropriate to their major.
    1. ENG ME 403, ENG ME 404, ENG BE 402, ENG EC 402
    2. ENG ME 303, ENG BE 436
    3. ENG ME 441, ENG ME 515
    4. ENG ME 501, ENG EC 501
    5. ENG EK 102, ENG EK 103, CAS MA 142, CAS MA 242
    6. ENG BE 401, ENG BE 403, ENG EC 401
    7. ENG ME 366, ENG EC 381, ENG EK 381, ENG BE 200
    8. ENG ME 460, ENG ME 560