Advanced Manufacturing explores manufacturing techniques, automation, simulation, and processing of materials. This concentration is available to all mechanical engineering students who wish to delve deeper into manufacturing topics. Students will have a solid foundation in manufacturing topics through their mechanical engineering major. With the addition of the concentration in advanced manufacturing, students will earn a specialized focus in advanced manufacturing, providing additional depth in this topic area.

Effective Fall 2021

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B4
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)1B4
MECH 103Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 3
MECH 105Mechanical Engineering Problem Solving 3
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A5
Arts and Humanities3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 33
Sophomore
 
CIVE 260Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3
CIVE 261Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
ECE 204Introduction to Electrical Engineering 3
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III 4
MATH 340Intro to Ordinary Differential Equations 4
MECH 201Engineering Design I 2
MECH 202Engineering Design II 3
MECH 231Engineering Experimentation 3
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A5
Select one group from the following: 3
Group A:
  
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes  
Group B:
  
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes: Lecture  
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes : Laboratory  
 Total Credits 33
Junior
 
CIVE 360Mechanics of Solids 3
MECH 301AEngineering Design III: Finite Element Analysis 1
MECH 301BEngineering Design III: Computational Fluid Dynamics 1
MECH 307Mechatronics and Measurement Systems 4
MECH 324Dynamics of Machines 4
MECH 325Machine Design 3
MECH 337Thermodynamics 4
MECH 338Thermal/Fluid Sciences Laboratory 1
MECH 342Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineers 3
MECH 344Heat and Mass Transfer4B3
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:
  
Introduction to Engineering Materials  
Group B:
  
Introduction to Engineering Materials: Lecture  
Introduction to Engineering Materials : Lab  
Advanced Writing23
 Total Credits 34
Senior
 
Select one group from the following: 8
Group A:
  
Engineering Design Practicum: I4A,4C 
Engineering Design Practicum: II4C 
Group B:
  
Engineering Research Practicum: I4A,4C 
Engineering Research Practicum: II4C 
Advanced Manufacturing Electives – select a minimum of 12 credits from the following: 12
Engineering Optimization: Method/Application  
Laser Applications in Mechanical Engineering  
Manufacturing Engineering  
Control Systems  
Probabilistic Design  
Engineering of Nanomaterials  
Injection Molding  
Advanced/Additive Manufacturing Engineering  
Simulation Modeling and Experimentation  
Advanced Mechanical Systems  
Advanced Composite Materials  
Materials Engineering  
Composites Product Development  
Processing of Polymer Composites  
Fundamentals of Robot Mechanics and Controls  
Arts and Humanities3B3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Social and Behavioral Sciences3C3
 Total Credits 29
 Program Total Credits: 129

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
TO DECLARE MAJOR: 
Competitive entry controls required and capped enrollment in place. Incoming students please see the Office of Admissions to declare. Current CSU students please see your assigned advisor for information about the waitlist.

TO PREPARE FOR FIRST SEMESTER:  The curriculum for this major assumes students enter college prepared to take calculus. 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)X 3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)X 3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)X 1B4
MECH 103Introduction to Mechanical EngineeringX  3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)X 1B4
MECH 105Mechanical Engineering Problem SolvingX  3
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Arts and Humanities X3B 
Diversity and Global Awareness X3E3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 260Engineering Mechanics-StaticsX  3
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists IIIX  4
MECH 201Engineering Design IX  2
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Select one group from the following:   3
Group A:
    
Introduction to Manufacturing ProcessesX   
Group B:
    
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes: LectureX   
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes : LaboratoryX   
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 261Engineering Mechanics-DynamicsX  3
ECE 204Introduction to Electrical EngineeringX  3
MATH 340Intro to Ordinary Differential EquationsX  4
MECH 202Engineering Design IIX  3
MECH 231Engineering ExperimentationX  3
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 360Mechanics of SolidsX  3
MECH 307Mechatronics and Measurement SystemsX  4
MECH 324Dynamics of MachinesX  4
MECH 337ThermodynamicsX  4
MECH 342Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical EngineersX  3
 Total Credits   18
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MECH 301AEngineering Design III: Finite Element AnalysisX  1
MECH 301BEngineering Design III: Computational Fluid DynamicsX  1
MECH 325Machine DesignX  3
MECH 338Thermal/Fluid Sciences LaboratoryX  1
MECH 344Heat and Mass TransferX 4B3
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:
    
Introduction to Engineering MaterialsX   
Group B:
    
Introduction to Engineering Materials: LectureX   
Introduction to Engineering Materials : LabX   
Advanced Writing X23
 Total Credits   16
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   4
Engineering Design Practicum: IX 4A,4C 
Engineering Research Practicum: IX 4A,4C 
Advanced Manufacturing Technical Elective (See List on Requirements Tab)X  6
Arts and Humanities X3E3
Social and Behavioral Sciences X3C3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   4
Engineering Design Practicum: IIX 4C 
Engineering Research Practicum: IIX 4C 
Advanced Manufacturing Technical Elective (See List on Requirements Tab)X  6
Historical PerspectivesX 3D3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   13
 Program Total Credits:   126