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Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering with a focus in Hardware Systems and Controls

This degree plan combines the traditional fields of electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, preparing you for a career in robotics. You'll learn about electronics and how to design digital systems as well as how signal processing works and its application to communication systems. You'll also learn how to model dynamic systems and implement feedback control. 

Course List

Students pursuing this program of study may take electives in one or more of the following areas: robotics, mechatronics, dynamics and controls, electronics and embedded systems software. 

Year 1

  • Common first year engineering coursework

Year 2 - Fall

  • PHYS 207: Electricity and Magnetism for Engineering and Science (3)
  • PHYS/ENGR 217: Experimental Physics and Engineering Lab III - Electricity and Magnetism (2)
  • MATH 251: Engineering Mathematics III (3)
  • MEEN 221: Statics and Particles Dynamics (3)
  • MATH 304: Linear Algebra (3)
  • MSEN 222: Materials Science  (3)

Year 2 - Spring

  • MEEN 315: Principles of Thermodynamics (3)
  • MATH 308: Differential Equations (3)
  • MEEN 260: Mechanical Measurements (3)
  • CVEN 305: Mechanics of Materials (3)
  • ECEN 214: Principles of Electrical Engineering (4)                    

Year 3 - Fall                  

  • MEEN 210: Geometric Modeling for Mechanical Design (2)
  • MEEN 357: Engineering Analysis for Mechanical Engineers (3)
  • ISEN 210: Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering (4)
  • ECEN 248: Intro to Digital Systems Design (4)
  • MEEN 363: Dynamics and Vibrations (3) 

Year 3 - Spring             

  • ECEN 314: Signals and Systems (3)
  • MEEN 364: Dynamic Systems and Controls (3)
  • CSCE 206: Structured Programming in C (4)
  • University Core Curriculum (6)

Year 4 - Fall                  

  • ENGR 401: Interdisciplinary Design  (3)
  • MEEN 360/361: Materials and Manufacturing Selection in Design/Lab (4)
  • ECEN 325: Electronics (4)
  • Technical Elective (3)
  • Communications Elective (3)

Year 4- Spring              

  • ENGR 402: Interdisciplinary Design II (3)
  • ENGR 482: Ethics and Engineering (3)
  • Technical Elective (3)
  • Technical Elective (3)
  • University Core Curriculum (3)