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Mechanical Engineering

For students attending: Oakton 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 EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240).  
  • 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:

OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251
MAT 262 Ordinary Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
CSC 170/171 or Introduction to Numerical Methods and C++  for Engineers CS 104
CSC 170/172 or Introduction to Numerical Methods and FORTRAN for Engineers CS 104
CSC 170/173 Introduction to Numerical Methods and JAVA for Engineers CS 104
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124
ENG 211 Analytical Mechanics (Statics) MMAE 200
ENG 212 Analytical Mechanics (Dynamics) MMAE 305
ENG 217 Strength of Materials MMAE 202

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

Updated October 2018