Technical Electives

Any 300/400 level 3-credit course that is offered by a department within SEAS (i.e. MAE) can be used as a SEAS technical elective. Please note this course cannot be otherwise counting towards one’s degree. 

This list is not a guarantee of course availability, and some courses are subject to cancellation.

MAE Technical Electives Typically Offered in Fall

  • MAE 415 Adv. Fluid Mechanics
  • MAE 430 Renewable and Alternative Energy
  • MAE 431 Energy Systems
  • MAE 432 Adv. Thermodynamics
  • MAE 438 Smart Materials
  • MAE 442 Eng. Applications of CFD
  • MAE 443 Continuous Control
  • MAE 454 Road Vehicle Dynamics
  • MAE 464 Manufacturing Automation
  • MAE 467 Vibration & Shock 1
  • MAE 470 Thermodynamics of Materials
  • MAE 476 Mechatronics
  • MAE 487 Modern Theory of Materials
  • MAE 493 Robotics I

Fall Special Topics (may be offered alternate years and course number may change):

  • MAE 400 Int. Biofluidmechanics
  • MAE 460 Space Mission Design

MAE Technical Electives Typically Offered in Spring

  • MAE 420 Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System    
  • MAE 444 Digital Control Systems               
  • MAE 477 CAD Applications           
  • MAE 484 Nano/Microtechnologies for MEMS      
  • MAE 485 Mechanical Properties of Materials       
  • MAE 489 Exp methods in Mat Sci and Eng             
  • MAE 490 Robotics II

Special Topics (may be offered alternate years and course number may change):

  • MAE XXX Heating, Ventilating and Air-conditioning
  • MAE 400 Bioinspired and Biomimetic Engineering             
  • MAE 413 Engineering Optics
  • MAE 435 Principles of Material Design
  • MAE 478 Cardio. Biomechanics