Courses in ME

Your Career Starts in the Classroom

Learn about the wide variety of courses offered that can be a part of your ME degree. Students study traditional mechanical engineering areas like thermodynamics, heat transfer, controls, and machine design, as well as specialized topics like bioengineering and particle technology.

Design and build a computer-controlled robot. Create new medical devices to diagnose and treat cancer. Make our roads safer by engineering smart and autonomous vehicles. Have a hand in creating a sustainable energy future. It all starts in an ME classroom.

Zeroing in on a particular course? Take a look at the master syllabi for contact hour information, instructors, textbooks, catalog description, prerequisites, outcomes, and topics for undergraduate courses.

Learn More About ME Tech Electives

Fluid Mechanics course slide showing applications of fluid mechanics

Planning your tech electives? Take a look at these videos about each course, from the professors teaching them this fall! Keep checking back as more videos get added, and make sure you are signed into your browser using your UMN email address. Check out all the cool things you will learn!

Thanks to ASME for organizing these videos.