BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

Transferring credits

Not sure how course credits will transfer between universities? Review our compiled transfer equivalencies for common university transfers.

The following degree plan is based on the 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
TCM 110 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
CHM 160 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 161 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I 5
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II 5
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
PHY 233 Engineering Statics 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MTH 345 Statistics for Scientists and Engineers 3
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 260 Introduction to Java Programming
or CSC 125 Introduction to C++ Programming
3-4
TCM 281 Dynamics 3
TCM 273 Mechanics of Materials 3
TCM 315 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Life Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
TCM 331 Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
TCM 337 Quality Control and Measurement 3
TCM 347 Electrical Circuits 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
TCM 325 Fluid Mechanics 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
TCM 355 Production Planning and Control 3
TCM 511 Product Design and Development 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
TCM 365 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3
TCM 359 Principles of Project Management 3
TCM 411 Mechanical Design and Analysis 3
The Arts - General Education 3
TCM Elective (with advisor approval) 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
TCM 438 Systems Integration 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
TCM Elective (with advisor approval) 3
Humanities - General Education 3
TCM 498 Senior Design 3
Total hours15

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.00 combined GPA.

Degree plan last reviewed 06-18-2020.