Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

128 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in Major: 93

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering (Major Core) 1
ENGR 101 Engineering Graphics (Major Core) 1
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Core, B4) 2 4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) 3,4 3
GE Area C 3
Second Semester
Select One (Major Core): 3-5
General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry  
Chemistry for Energy and the Environment (B1, B3, ES)  
ENGR 103 Introduction to Computers (Major Core) 1
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Core) 4
PHYS 220
PHYS 222
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (Major Core, B1, B3)
GE Area E 3
Third Semester
ENGR 102 Statics (Major Core) 3
ENGR 200 Materials of Engineering (Major Core) 3
MATH 228 Calculus III (Major Core) 4
PHYS 230
PHYS 232
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory (Major Core)
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
Fourth Semester
ENGR 201 Dynamics (Major Core) 4 3
ENGR 205
ENGR 206
Electric Circuits
and Circuits and Instrumentation Laboratory (Major Core) 4
MATH 245 Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra (Major Core) 3
PHYS 240
PHYS 242
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory (Major Core)
Modular Elective - Take Three 5 3
Fifth Semester
ENGR 300 Engineering Experimentation (Major Core) 6 3
ENGR 303 Engineering Thermodynamics (Major Core) 3
ENGR 307 Systems Dynamics and Mechanical Vibrations (Major Core) 3
ENGR 309 Mechanics of Solids (Major Core) 3
GE Area F ± 3
Sixth Semester
ENGR 302 Experimental Analysis (Major Core) 6 1
ENGR 304 Mechanics of Fluids (Major Core) 3
ENGR 364 Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Major Core) 3
Major Upper-Division Elective - Take One 7 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Seventh Semester
Select One Set of Courses (Major Emphasis Elective): 4
Process Instrumentation and Control
and Instrumentation and Process Control Laboratory
Control Systems
and Control Systems Laboratory
ENGR 464 Mechanical Design (Major Core) 3
ENGR 467 Heat Transfer (Major Core) 3
ENGR 696 Engineering Design Project I (Major Core) 8 1
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Eighth Semester
ENGR 463 Thermal Power Systems (Major Core) 3
ENGR 697GW Engineering Design Project II - GWAR (Major Core ) 2
Major Upper-Division Electives – Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 9 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 9 3
 Total Units129-131