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Required Common Core Courses (76 Units)

ENGR 150 Introduction to Engineering (1)
Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to profession of engineering; ethical and legal aspects of engineering profession; engineering design process; communication and computer skills in engineering.

CE/ME 201 Statics (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 207, PHYS 211.
Fundamental principles of statics, resolution and composition of forces, algebraic and graphic solutions, friction, center of gravity, moment of inertia.

CE/ME 205 Strength of Materials I (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 208.
Stresses and strains under axial, sharing, and torsional forces; flexural stresses and deflections of simple beams; columns; and combined stresses.

ENGR 207 Materials Science and Engineering (4)
Prerequisites: CHEM 101, MATH 206.
Understanding structure and fundamentals of atomic and molecular mechanisms of engineering materials, atom and electron movement, physical and mechanical properties; overview of engineering materials, semiconductors, metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites.

CE/ME 210 Mattrix Algebra for Engineers (2)
Prerequisites: MATH 208.
Introduction to calculations using vectors; matrix operation, solution of linear simultaneous equations; coordinate transformation; application to engineering problems.

CE/ME 211 Statistics and Probability for Engineers (2)
Prerequisites: MATH 208.
Introduction to calculations using probability distributions and densities; concepts in statistics; application to engineering problems.

CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (5)
Prerequisites: HS CHEM & PHYS; 2 Years of HS Algebra, Placement Test
Physical concepts, stoichiometry, structure of atom, periodic table, chemical bonding.

MATH 206 Calculus I: Differentiation (4)
Prerequisites: ELM, MATH 103 with a minimum grade of "C" or Placement test
Functions, graphs, conics, limits, continuity and derivatives, anti-differentiation, and applications.

MATH 207 Calculus II: Integration (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 206 with a minimum grade of "C"
The definite integral, fundamental Theorem of the Calculus, transcendental functions, methods of integration, applications to physics and biology.

MATH 208 Calculus III: Sequence, Series, and Coordinate Systems (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 207 with a minimum grade of "C"
Limits of sequences and series, indeterminate forms, Taylor Series, plane coordinate systems, and change of coordinates.

MATH 209 Calculus IV: Several Variables (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 208 with a minimum grade of "C"
Three-dimensional analytic geometry, partial differentiation, multiple integration, spherical and cylindrical coordinate systems, improper integrals.

MATH 215 Differential Equations (4)
Prerequisites: MATH 209 with a minimum grade of "C"
Ordinary differential equations with concentration on methods of finding solutions; applications in science and engineering.

PHYS 211 Mechanics (5)
Prerequisites: highschool Physics, MATH 206(may be taken concurrently)
Motion in one and two dimensions, Newton's laws of motion, circular motion, work and energy, energy transfer, linear and angular momentum and their conservation, collisions, universal gravitation.

PHYS 212 Wave, Optics and Thermodynamics (5)
Prerequisites: PHYS 211, MATH 207(may be taken concurrently)
Mechanical vibrations and sound, optics, elementary thermodynamics.

PHYS 213 Electricity and Magnetism (5)
Prerequisites: PHYS 212, MATH 208(may be taken concurrently)
Elementary field theory, basic electricity and magnetism, DC circuits.

ENGR 300 Economics for Engineers (4)
Prerequisites: None
Basic economic concepts, relationships between economic and engineering problems, role of interest and capital in cost minimization, analysis of financial statements, original and alternative investments, capital depreciation and replacement problems.

ENGR 301 Ethics and Professionalism (1)
Prerequisites: None
Basic economic concepts, relationships between economic and engineering problems, role of interest and capital in cost minimization, analysis of financial statements, original and alternative investments, capital depreciation and replacement problems.

CE/ME 303 Fluid Mechanics I (4)
Prerequisites: PHYS 212
Fundamental principles and methods of fluid mechanics; thermodynamics of fluid flow; Newtonian fluids; equations of fluid flow; laminar and turbulent flow; applications.

CE/ME 312 Strength of Material Laboratory (1)
Prerequisites: CE/ME 205
Tests of engineering materials in tension, compression, bending, and torsion; verification by experiment of basic theories leanred in strength of materials.

CE/ME 313 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1)
Prerequisites: CE/ME 303
Experiments on fluid properties, fluid statics, consrvation of mass, energy, and momentum, and fluid resistance.

CE/ME 320 Dynamics (4)
Prerequisites: CE/ME 201
Kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies; work, kinetic energy, impulse, momentum in two and three dimensions; applications to space mechanics.

ME 326A Thermodynamics I (4)
Prerequisites: PHYS 212, MATH 208
Concepts of equilibrium and temperature; first and second laws of thermodynamics. Poperties of pure substances; iseal gases; application of thermodynamic principles to closed and open systems


Required Science Courses (15 units)
All following courses must be completed

BIOL 100A Introductory Biology I (5 units)
Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the ecology, evolution and diversity of life, covering all major groupsof organisms from a phylogenetic perspective

BIOL 200A Human Anatomy and Physiology I (5 units)
Prerequisite or corequisite: CHEM 151
Structure and function of the cell and tissue; anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, digestive, and urinary systems. No credit toward biology major or minor.

BIOL 200B Human Anatomy and Physiology II (5 units)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200A
Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive system. No credit toward biology major or minor.


Upper Division Kinesiology Required Courses (9 units)
All following courses must be completed

KIN 335 Anatomical Kinesiology (4 units)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200AB
Structure and function of the musculoskeltal system in relation to human movement.

KIN 340 Applied biomechanics (5 units)
Prerequisite: MATH 102, MATH/ECON 109: PHYS 156 and BIOL 200B. Prerequisite or Corequisite: KIN 310
Analysis of anatomical and mechanical bases for efficiency of human movement.


Upper Division Rehabilitaion Required Courses (12 units)
All following courses must be completed

ME 250 Biomaterials (4 units)
Prerequisite:
 

ME 350 Biomaterials (4 units)
Prerequisite:
 

ME 454 Special topics in Mechanical Engineering (4 units)
Prerequisites: senior standing in mechanical engineering; enrollment subject to approval of instructor in charge
Group study of selected topics not currently offered as technical electives, study groups may be organized in advanced mechanical engineering subjects upon approval of instructor. May be repeated for credit.


Upper Division
Kinesiology Required Courses (9 units)

All following courses must be completed

KIN 335 Anatomical Kinesiology (4 units)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200AB
Structure and function of the musculoskeltal system in relation to human movement.

KIN 340 Applied biomechanics (5 units)
Prerequisite: MATH 102, MATH/ECON 109: PHYS 156 and BIOL 200B. Prerequisite or Corequisite: KIN 310
Analysis of anatomical and mechanical bases for efficiency of human movement.


General Science Electives (4 units);
Select at least 4 units from the following list of classes


CHEM 102 General Chemistry II (5 units)
Prerequisite: CHEM 101
Structure of molecules, states of matter, acids and bases, equilibrium, oxidation-reduction, electrochemistry, coordination compounds.

BIOL 300 Biometrics (4 units)
Prerequisite: grade of C or higher in BIOL 100C; MATH 103. Statistical analysis applied to biological problems, with emphasis on sampling, experimental design, chi-square analysis, t-test, analysis of variance, regression analysis, and correlation analysis.

BIOL 435 Neurobiology: Neuroanatomy (4 units)
Prerequisite: BIOL 380
Gross and microscopic structure of the mammalian nervous systems, organizational aspects classical lesions and deficits

KIN 360 Physiology of Exercise (4 units)
Prerequisite: Math 102, Math/Econ 109; and BIOL 200B. prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 310.
Analysis of physiological bases of effect of movement and stress on human organism; factors affecting conditioning. KIN 436A Principles in Mobility Training (4)

KIN 425 dimensions of kinesiology for individuals with disabilities (4 units)
Prerequisite: KIN 250; Prerequisite or Corequisite: KIN 310
Submission of a certificate of clearance to school of kinesiology and nutritional science for students completing the physical education single subject teaching options and, community leadership options. Conditions requiring special physical education including: learning disabilities, retardation, neurological and orthopedic conditions.

KIN 436A Principles of Mobility Training (4 Units)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200A, BIOL 200B, and concurrent enrollment in KIN 436B
Introduction to mobility training techniques such as range of motion, flexibility, manual resistance exercises, posture, balance and gait training

KIN 436B Mobility Training Practicum (2 Units)
Prerequisite: KIN 436A (or concurrent enrollment in KIN 438A)
Application of mobility training to physically impaired clients. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Service learning is required.

KIN 437 Disease and Plasticity in Neuromuscular Systems (4 Units)
Prerequisite: Upper division standing
Introduction to neuromuscular diseases and exercise-induced plasticity in neuromuscular systems.

KIN 456 Sport and Exercise Ergogenic Aids (4 Units)
Prerequisite: KIN 360
Relevant issues in ergogenic aids and sport. Pharmacological and hormonal aids: dietary requirements and issues of individuals who engage in exercise and sport.

KIN 460 Principles of Physical Fitness Assessment
Prerequisite: KIN 360
Physical fitness and performance assessment techniques employed within the laboratory environment: electrocardiography, electromyography, closed, and open circuit, indirect calorimetry, stress testing, hydro densitometry, respirometry and cardio circulatory.

KIN 461 Advanced Exercise Physiology (5 Units)
Prerequisite: KIN 360
Advanced topics in exercise physiology, including exercise responses, in the neuroendocrine, cardiopulmonary, immune, and skeletal systems. Topics will also include system-level integration during exercise, and exercise in stressful environments.

Kin 485A Practicum in Exercise and Human Performance (2 Units)
Prerequisite: KIN 465
Directed on-campus practicum in a career related setting. Regular conferences with supervisor. Total 100 hours. Graded CR/NC


Upper Division
Technical Electives (8 Units);

Select at least 8 units from the following list of classes


ME 306 Heat Transfer I (4 Units)
Prerequisites: MATH 208, PHYS 212
Fundamental principles of heat transfer; conduction, convection, and radiation; applications.

ME 321 kinematics (4 Units)
Prerequisite: ME 319
Transmissions of motion; theory of mechanisms; linkages; gears; cams; belts and chain.

ME 409 mechanical engineering analysis (4 Units)
Prerequisite: MATH 215, and senior standing
Setup of vibration,heat transfer, fluid flow, and other mechanical engineering systems as ordinary and partial differential equations; analogies between various physical systems. Classical, transform, numerical, and computer-aided methods of solution.

ME 410 Control of Mechanical Systems (4 Units)
Prerequisites: MATH 215, ME 306, PHYS 213
Mathematical models of dynamic systems, fundamentals of feedback control, basic control actions and devices, applications to mechanical systems.

ME 414 Machine design (4 Units)
Prerequisites: ME 323
Design of unit assemblies and machines; materials, safety, lubrication, and construction

ME 419 computer aided mechanical engineering (4 Units)
Prerequisites: ME 103, ME 323, ME 303, ME 306, CS 290(or equivalent)
Applications of modern engineering tools in computer- aided design, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics and control simulations. Problems in mechanics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and control, etc. are covered

ME 421 Dynamics of Mechanisms (4 Units)
Prerequisites: CE/ME 320
Application of principles of statics, kinematics, and dynamics to analysis and design of mechanisms with rotating or reciprocating

ME 422 optimization of mechanical design (4 Units)
Prerequisites: MATH 215, ME 306, PHYS 213
Design considerations of mechanical engineering systems; optimization techniques; application of existing computer programs and analytical methods to optimization of mechanical engineering systems.

ME 423 introduction to finite element method (4 Units)
Prerequisites: CE/ME 210, CS 290, MATH 215. Corequisites: ME 306, ME 323
Derivation of element stiffness matrices for spring, bar, beam, and constant-strain, triangle elements, from energy principles. Application to trusses and frames. Steady-state heat transfer. Use of finite element method software.


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