Mechanical and Ocean Engineering (Course 2-OE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)

The General Institute Requirements include a Communication Requirement that is integrated into both the HASS Requirement and the requirements of each major; see details below.

Summary of Subject Requirements Subjects
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Requirement; at least two of these subjects must be designated as communication-intensive (CI-H) to fulfill the Communication Requirement. 8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 2.001 and 18.03 in the Departmental Program] 2
Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [can be satisfied by 2.671 in the Departmental Program] 1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17
Physical Education Requirement
Swimming requirement, plus four physical education courses for eight points.

Departmental Program

Choose at least two subjects in the major that are designated as communication-intensive (CI-M) to fulfill the Communication Requirement.

Required SubjectsUnits
2.00ADesigning for the Future: Earth, Sea, and Space9
2.001Mechanics and Materials I12
2.002Mechanics and Materials II12
2.003[J]Dynamics and Control I12
2.004Dynamics and Control II12
2.005Thermal-Fluids Engineering I12
2.017[J]Design of Electromechanical Robotic Systems (CI-M)12
2.065Acoustics and Sensing12
2.086Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers12
2.612Marine Power and Propulsion12
2.671Measurement and Instrumentation (CI-M)12
2.677Design and Experimentation for Ocean Engineering6
2.678Electronics for Mechanical Systems6
18.03Differential Equations12
Restricted Electives
Select one elective from the Restricted Electives list below. 112
Units in Major177
Unrestricted Electives48
Units in Major That Also Satisfy the GIRs(36)
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree189

The units for any subject that counts as one of the 17 GIR subjects cannot also be counted as units required beyond the GIRs.


Consult the MechE Undergraduate Office, Room 1-110, regarding substitutions.

Restricted Electives

2.006Thermal-Fluids Engineering II12
2.008Design and Manufacturing II12
2.013Engineering Systems Design12
2.014Engineering Systems Development12
2.019Design of Ocean Systems12
2.12Introduction to Robotics12
2.14Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems12
2.700Principles of Naval Architecture12
2.96Management in Engineering12
2.THUUndergraduate Thesis12