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Mechanical Engineering

For students attending: Elgin Community College
Who plan to major in: Mechanical Engineering

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities (not 116),  International Studies, or Literature.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Mechanical Engineering degree:

ECC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 230 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MTH 250 Introduction to Differential Equations MATH 252
CIS 123 Computer Science for Engineers CS 104
PHY 211 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 212 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
CHM 142 General Chemistry  CHEM 124
EGR 152 Statics MMAE 200
EGR 172 Mechanics of Materials MMAE 202
EGR 252 Dynamics MMAE 305
EGR 192 Thermodynamics MMAE 320

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated May 2019