Sample Programs

Sample programs for the UMass College of Engineering Dual-Degree:

AB in Physics/BS in Mechanical Engineering

Year 1 at MHC

Fall

  • Math 101, Calculus I = Distribution 1
  • Physics 115 = Distribution 2
  • Chemistry 101
  • Distribution 3

Spring

  • Math 202, Calculus II
  • Physics 216
  • Distribution 4
  • Distribution 5

Year 2 at MHC

Fall

  • Physics 301
  • Physics 303
  • Computer Science 101
  • Distribution 6

Spring

  • Physics 324
  • Physics 315
  • Statistics 140 or 240
  • Distribution 7
  • Physics 231 (1 credit)

Year 3 at UMass

Fall

  • Engineering 113, Intro (communication)
  • MIE 230, Thermodynamics I (chemistry)  
  • MIE 201, Intro to Materials (applied science)
  • MIE 210, Statics (physics)  
  • MIE 397b, Dynamic Systems (physics/applied math)

Spring

  • MIE 213, Intro to Mechanical Design (project)
  • MIE 211, Strength of Materials (applied science)
  • MIE 302, Mechanical Eng. Lab I (project + report)
  • MIE 375, Manufacturing Process (technical)
  • MIE 340, Fluid Mechanics (physics/applied math)
  • MIE 395, Professional Seminar (1 credit)

Year 4 at MHC

Fall  

  • Physics 308  
  • Physics 325  
  • Language Requirement 1a

Spring

  • Physics 302
  • Physics 300 or 395
  • Language Requirement 1b
  • Elective  Elective

Year 5 at UMass

Fall  

  • MIE 313
  • MIE 354
  • MIE 402
  • MIE 444
  • MIE ESD elective (1/2)

Spring

  • MIE 413
  • MIE 497d
  • MIE SD restr. elective
  • MIE ESD elective (2/2) 

MHC Major in Physics

Physics 115, 216, 231, 301, 302, 303, 308, 315, [324], 325, 300 or 395