This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2020-21 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The minor in mechanical engineering consists of 21 credits and successful completion of the following courses:

CourseTitleHours
EGMN 102Engineering Statics3
EGMN 201Dynamics and Kinematics3
EGMN 202Mechanics of Deformables3
EGMN 204Thermodynamics3
EGMN 300Mechanical Systems Design3
or EGMN 420 CAE Design
EGMN 301Fluid Mechanics3
EGMN 302Heat Transfer3
or EGMN 315 Process and Systems Dynamics
Total Hours21

A maximum of nine credits of comparable course work may be substituted with approval of the chair of the mechanical engineering department. Within these nine credits, EGRB 203 is an approved substitute for EGMN 102, and EGRB 310 is an approved substitute for EGMN 202