Jun 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook

Mechanical Engineering Emphasis: University Parallel Major, A.S. (TTP)

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The Mechanical Engineering emphasis is designed to prepare students for transfer to a bachelor’s degree granting institution.  This program is designed to create a smooth transition for students to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field.

Summary of Required Hours

Fall Credit Hours
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I   4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
GEN 1010 - First Year Seminar   3
MATH 1910 - Calculus I   4
1History Sequence   3
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II   3
MATH 1920 - Calculus II   4
2MATH 2010 - Introduction to Linear Algebra   3
PHYS 2110 - Calculus Based Physics I   4
1History Sequence   3
ENGR 2110 - Engineering Statics   3
MATH 2110 - Calculus III   4
PHYS 2120 - Calculus Based Physics II   4
Humanities/Fine Arts (Literature)   3
Social/Behavioral Sciences   3
COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication   3
ENGR 2120 - Engineering Dynamics   3
MATH 2120 - Differential Equations   3
Humanities/Fine Arts   3
Humanities/Fine Arts  3
Social/Behavioral Sciences   3
Total 69

1Students who seek an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree should take the history sequence required by the senior institution. For a TBR university, one course in Tennessee History may be substituted for one course in American History.

2Students may complete MATH 2050 - Calculus-Based Probability and Statistics  instead of MATH 2010 - Introduction to Linear Algebra .

Students are encourages to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university. This course is not offered by Cleveland State.

Courses in engineering technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Civil Engineering Emphasis: University Parallel Major, A.S. (TTP).

Although it is possible to complete the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in four semesters after earning the Associate’s degree, students typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.

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