* Students who are not prepared for calculus will also need some or all of the following courses based on placement testing: MATH 1100, MATH 1710, MATH 1720.
** UT Knoxville accepts Northeast State’s MATH 2080 as an equivalent course for STAT 201 - Introduction to Statistics.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university.
Courses in engineering technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Area of Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering.
Although it is possible to complete the B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering in four semesters after earning the associates degree, students typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.
Students interested in Pre-Engineering: Industrial and Systems should follow the Tennessee Transfer Pathway for Pre-Engineering: Mechanical.