ME Sample Plan of Study

The ME master's program offers a wide range of flexibility in course options. After you begin your studies at Purdue, an academic advisor will help you create a Plan of Study (POS) to best fit your educational needs and career goals. Every POS varies based on student interest, time, and course load.  Below is an example POS for the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME). Your plan of study will vary based on your interests and needs.

 

Degree Objective:  MS - Non-Thesis 
Degree:  MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING : NON-THESIS (MSME) 
Area of Specialization:  MNFG & MATERIALS PROCESSING 
 

Plan of Study Courses
Course Title Credits Semester
MSE 59700 LEAN MANUFACTURING 3 Fall
MA 52700 ADVANCED MATHEMATICS FOR ENGRS & PHYS 1 3 Fall
MA 52800 ADVANCED MATHEMATICS FOR ENGRS & PHYS 2 3 Spring
ME 55700 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURABILITY 3 Fall
ME 57100 RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN 3 Spring
MSE 51200 POWDER PROCESSING 3 Fall
ME 55900 MICROMECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3 Spring
IE 57000 MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEERING 3 Fall
ME 55300 PRODUCT AND PROCESS DESIGN 3 Spring
IE 57900 DESIGN AND CONTROL OF PRODUCTION AND MAN 3 Fall

 

Degree Objective:  MS - Non-Thesis 
Degree:  MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING : NON-THESIS (MSME) 
Area of Specialization:  N/A 
 

Plan of Study Courses
Course Title Credits Semester
MA 51100 LINEAR ALGEBRA APPL 3 Fall
ME 50500 INTERMED HEAT TRANSFER 3 Spring
ME 56200 ADVANCED DYNAMICS 3 Spring
ME 57000 MACHINE DESIGN 3 Fall
IE 57400 IND ROBTC FLEXBL ASMBY 3 Spring
STAT 51100 STATISTICAL METHODS 3 Spring
ME 55300 PRODUCT AND PROCESS DESIGN 3 Spring
IE 53000 QUALITY CONTROL 3 Fall
EE 59500 ELECTROMECHANICS 3 Spring
ME 57100 RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN 3 Spring