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Integrated Vehicle Systems Engineering Concentration Requirements

The Interdisciplinary Engineering Degrees (MSE or MS) require 30 credit hours total with at least 18 hours in engineering and 18 hours from Purdue.  Courses can count in either or both categories and most are 3 credit hours.  You may add a concentration to your degree but a concentration is not required.  If chosen, the concentration requirements must be met in addition to the regular degree requirements.  A concentration is chosen on the e-POS form and shows on the transcript, not the diploma.

The list of courses offered via distance may be sorted by semester/year or school.  Please keep in mind that this list is subject to change and you will need to review it frequently throughout your degree program.  Changes may be made to your POS in the future if they meet the degree and concentration requirements.

Degree requirements checklist:

_____ INTV courses - see below (15 hours) 
_____ total number of engineering courses *  (18 hours)
_____ total number of Purdue courses  ( 18 hours)

_____ total credit hours (30 hours)

* Engineering courses  are offered by engineering schools and/or taught by engineering faculty such as AAE-Aeronautics & Astronautics, ABE - Agricultural & Biological Engineering, BME-Biomedical Engineering, CE-Civil Engineering, ECE-Electrical & Computer Engineering, EEE - Environmental & Ecological Engineering, IE-Industrial Engineering, ME-Mechanical Engineering, MSE - Materials Engineering, NUCL -Nuclear Engineering, SYS - Systems Engineering.   Examples of non-engineering courses are BIOL - Biological Sciences, CS-Computer Science, GRAD-Graduate studies, MA-Mathematics, STAT-Statistics, etc.

INTV Required Courses (15 hours)

AAE 51400 Intermediate Aerodynamics IE 58800 e-Work & e-service ME 56300 Mechanical Vibrations
AAE 55000 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization IE 59000 Applied Ergonomics ME 57000 Machine Design
AAE 55200 Nondestructive Evaluation of Structures and Materials IE 63200 Scheduling Models ME 57100 Reliability-Based Design
AAE 55400 Fatigue of Structures and Materials  
MA 51100 Linear Algebra with Applications ME 57500 Theory & Design of Control Systems
CE 59700 Global Sustainable Engineering  
MA 52500 Introduction to Complex Analysis ME 57700 Human Motion Kinetics
ECE 58000 Optimization Methods for Systems & Control MA 52700 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers & Physicists I ME 57800 Digital Control

ECE 60600 Solid State Devices


MA 52800 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers & Physicists II
  ME 58100 Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering
ECE 61000 Energy Conversion ME 50500 Intermediate Heat Transfer ME 51100 Heat Transfer in Electronic Systems
ECE 63300 Modeling & Simulation of Power Systems Control ME 50900 Intermediate Fluid Mechanics ME 61400 Computational Fluid Dynamics
ECE 68000 Modern Automatic Control ME 51300 Engineering Acoustics MSE 53600 Solidification of Castings
IE 53000 Quality Control ME 51800 Analysis of Thermal Systems STAT 51100 Statistical Methods
IE 53300 Industrial Applications of Statistics ME 52500 Combustion STAT 51200 Applied Regression Analysis
IE 55800 Safety Engineering ME 55300 Product & Process Design
  STAT 51400 Design of Experiments
IE 57000 Manufacturing Process Engineering ME 55700 Design for Manufacturability  (includes 3 on-campus labs) STAT51600 Basic Probability & Applications
IE 57400 Industrial Robotics & Flexible Assembly ME 55900 Micromechanics of Materials STAT 51700 Statistical Inference
IE 57700 Human Factors in Engineering ME 56000 Kinematics STAT 52200 Sampling & Survey Techniques
IE 57900 Design & Control of Production & Manufacturing Systems ME 56200 Advanced Dynamics  


Other Graduate Courses (15 hours)

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements. This website is a knowledge source for specific requirements and completion.

Note: The plan of study worksheet is an aid to help you understand the program requirements and map out a plan. The actual electronic plan of study ePOS is submitted via myPurdue during the first semester you're registered after admission to a degree program.