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The minor in mechanical engineering consists of 21 credits and successful completion of the following courses:

Course Title Hours
EGMN 102Engineering Statics3
EGMN 201Dynamics and Kinematics3
EGMN 202Mechanics of Deformables3
EGMN 204Thermodynamics3
EGMN 301Fluid Mechanics3
Choose two of the following courses6
Mechanical Systems Design
Heat Transfer
Process and Systems Dynamics
Total Hours21

A maximum of nine credits of comparable course work may be substituted with approval of the chair of the mechanical engineering department. Within these nine credits, EGRB 203 is an approved substitute for EGMN 102, and EGRB 310 is an approved substitute for EGMN 202