Mechanical Engineering

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Academic Program Overview

First Year

Your first year courses in Mechanical Engineering are chosen to introduce you to engineering design and to build the foundation of fundamental science and math skills needed in all fields of engineering. These foundational courses are essential to your education as an engineer.

Fall Semester Winter Semester
  • General Chemistry I
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Engineering and Design I
  • Science and Society since 1500
  • Calculus II
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Physics with Applications
  • Engineering Mechanics I
  • Introductory Electricity and Magnetism

Beyond First Year 

In addition to the interdisciplinary courses, below are a few courses specific to Mechanical Engineering. For descriptions of these courses, please consult the current Undergraduate Calendar

  • Kinematics and dynamics
  • Machine design
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Devices

Areas of Interest  

  • Wind and solar energy
  • Mechatronics
  • Food and beverage engineering
  • Biomechanics and prosthetics manufacturing
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1