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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Degree Curriculum Sheet (2013 ~ 2014)
Candidates for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering must satisfy the following requirements:
1. Develop, and submit a program of study1
2. Pass the Graduation Writing Test
3. Complete a minimum of 45 units of coursework with a grade point of average of 3.00 or higher, of which
(a) At least 12 units must be in the Breadth area, and 16 units must be in a Technical Emphasis area (Thermal-Fluids or Solid Mechanics)
(b) At least 36 units must be in 500 and 600 level courses, and
(c) 8 units of Thesis (EGR 696) or 2-6 units of Directed Study (EGR 691) plus 2 units of Master’s Degree Project (EGR 692)2
Breadth
(Math Courses)
Adv. Differential Equations
Eng. Prob. and Statistics
Numerical Modeling
Vector Ana. and Complex Var.
Eng. Tensor Analysis
Variational Methods in Eng.
Matrix Methods in Eng.
Special Topics for Grad. Students

Units
EGR 509
EGR 510
EGR 511
EGR 512
EGR 513
EGR 514
EGR 515
EGR 599

Total Units Required (Minimum)

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Technical Emphasis
(Thermal-Fluids Concentration)
Conduction Heat Transfer
Adv. Fluid Dynamics
Adv. Eng. Thermodynamics
Adv. Transport Phenomena
Radiation Heat Transfer
Convective Heat Transfer
Computational Fluid Dynamics

ME 532
ME 535
ME 545
ME 550
ME 564
ME 584
ME 632

Total Units Required (Minimum)

4
4
4
4
4
4
4

16

12
Technical Emphasis
(Solid Mechanics Concentration)

Units

Elasticity
ME 520
Fracture of Solids
ME 534
Adv. Classical Dynamics
ME 536
Analysis of Mechanical Design
ME 557
Continuum Mechanics
ME 599
Adv. Finite Element Analysis
ME 599
Vibration of Continuous Systems ME 599

4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Total Units Required (Minimum)
1

Units

Technical Electives
Polymer Fluid Dynamics
System Theory
Comp. Simulation of Eng. System
Nonlinear Dynamics
Combustion Theory
Vibration and Flutter
Materials for Electronics
Solar Energy Systems
Direct Energy Conversion
Boundary Layer Concepts
Research Methods
Special Topics for Grad. Students
System Theory
Digital Control Systems
Optimal Control Systems
Adv. Communication Systems
Adv. Signal Processing
Nonlinear Control Systems
Directed Study
400 Level Engineering Courses

Units
EGR 537
EGR 540
EGR 553
ME 570
ME 576
EGR 579
EGR 580
ME 590
ME 591
EGR 595
EGR 596
EGR 599
ECE 640
ECE 642
ECE 643
ECE 644
ECE 651
ECE 652
EGR 691
3
xx 4xx

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
2
2- 4
4
4
4
4
4
4
2-6
~8

16

Program of study should be filed before the completion of 12 units. The MSME program should be completed within 7 years.
2-6 units of Directed study (EGR 691) are part of the Master’s Degree Project.
3
Up to 8 units of approval 400 level engineering course may be taken and counted toward the MSME program. These courses must be approved by the MSME Coordinator.
2