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USC Catalogue 2017-2018

Mechanical Engineering (BS)


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The requirement for the degree is 128 units. A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required in all upper division courses applied toward the major, regardless of the department in which the courses are taken. See the common requirements for undergraduate degrees  section.

General Education


Pre-Major Requirements


Major Requirements


Tracks (Choose one)


Standard Track (24 Units)


   

AME Core Electives*   12
AME Capstone Elective**  3
AME Design Elective***        3
Technical Electives+    5

Free Electives Units: 1


*Any upper-division course in AME.

**Any approved Capstone Elective course (select from AME 409 , AME 415 , AME 423 , AME 430 , AME 443  or other department-approved course).

***An approved AME design course (select from AME 408 , AME 430  or any special topic design course).

+ Technical Electives must be upper-division engineering, MATH, PHYS or CHEM classes.

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*Technical Electives must be upper-division engineering, MATH, PHYS or CHEM classes.

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* Technical Electives must be upper-division engineering, MATH, PHYS or CHEM classes.

Thermo/Fluids Track (24 Units)


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* Technical Electives must be upper-division engineering, MATH, PHYS or CHEM classes.

Total units: 128


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