Academics

Capstone team

Contact Us

Katelynn Vargas
Undergraduate Advisor
Mechanical Engineering Department
Engineering II Bldg., Room 2355A
(805) 893-8198
katelynn@engineering.ucsb.edu

Important Notices for Undergraduate Students

MANDATORY: All 2016/2017 SENIORS must meet with Katelynn Vargas before the end of Winter Quarter for a Degree Audit. No appointment is necessary; you can just stop by anytime M-F, 8:00 - 11:30 or 1:30 - 4:30. Engineering II Bldg., Room 2355A.

MANDATORY: For ME 12S - Intro to Machine Shop - the organizational meeting for Winter 2017 is FRIDAY, JANUARY 13TH at 3:00pm in ARTS 0249. You must attend to be enrolled in the class. Any questions please contact Roger Green at rogerg@engineering.ucsb.edu.

Degree requirements

Program of Study 2016/2017

Courses in BOLD are Lab courses.
*Optional courses, but recommended:  ME 11 (offered in Fall only) and ME 12S (offered each quarter) are each 1 unit.  ME 95/97/99 & 193/197/199 are variable units.

year fall Quarter winter Quarter

spring quarter

First Year
(49 units)
Math 3A (4 units)
Chem 1A (3)
Chem 1AL (2)
Engr 3 (3)
Writ 1E or 2E (4)
*ME 11 (1)
Math 3B (4 units)
Chem 1B (3)
Chem 1BL (2)
Phys 1 (4)
Writ 2E or 50E (4)
Math 4A (4 units)
ME 10 (4)
Phys 2 (4)
Writ 50E or Gen. Ed. elective (4)
*ME 12S (1)
Quarter Total Units 16/17 17 16/17
second year
(47 units)
Math 4B (4)
ME 14 (4)
Phys 3 (3)
Phys 3L (1)
Gen. Ed. elective (4)
Math 6A (4)
ME 6 (4)
ME 15 (4) Phys 4 (3)
Phys 4L (1)
Math 6B (4)
ME 16 (4)
ME 17 (3)
Gen. Ed. elective (4)
*ME 95/97/99 (1-4)
Quarter Total Units 16 16 15
third year
(52 units)
ME 104 (3)
ME 140A (3)
ME 151A (4)
ME 152A (4)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)
Matrl 101 (3)
ME 151B (4)
ME 152B (3)
ME 163 (3)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)

 

ME 105 (4)
ME 151C (3)
ME 153 (3)
ME 155A (3)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)
Quarter Total Units 18 17 17
fourth year
(42 units)
ME 154 (3)
ME 156A (3)
ME 189A (2)
Dept. electives (3)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)
ME 156B (3)
ME 189B (2)
Dept electives (6)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)

ME 189C (2)
Dept electives (6)
Gen. Ed. or free elective (4)
*ME 193/197/199 (1-4)

Quarter Total Units 15 15 12
Total Units 190

PLEASE NOTE: 5-Year Combined BS/MS Program of Study

For current or prospective students interested in the 5-Year BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering, please see the combined program of study for Senior/Fourth Year. 

Program Electives

The undergraduate program in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, abet.org.