Mechanical Engineering Technology - Four-Year Degree Plan

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
TCM 110 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
CHM 160 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 161 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I 5
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II 5
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
PHY 233 Engineering Statics 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MTH 345 Statistics for Scientists and Engineers 3
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 260 Introduction to Java Programming
or CSC 125 Introduction to C++ Programming
3-4
TCM 281 Dynamics 3
TCM 273 Mechanics of Materials 3
TCM 315 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Life Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
TCM 331 Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
TCM 337 Quality Control and Measurement 3
TCM 347 Electrical Circuits 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
TCM 325 Fluid Mechanics 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
TCM 355 Production Planning and Control 3
TCM 551 Cost Analysis for Project Management 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
TCM 365 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3
TCM 359 Principles of Project Management 3
TCM 411 Mechanical Design and Analysis 3
The Arts - General Education 3
TCM Elective (with advisor approval) 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
TCM 438 Systems Integration 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
TCM Elective (with advisor approval) 3
Humanities - General Education 3
TCM 498 Senior Design 3
Total hours15

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.00 combined GPA.

Degree plan last reviewed 07-22-2021.