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    Located in Christchurch, New Zealand

            Best time:  Fall of Junior Year
                 
(early July through mid-November)
 

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Freshman

Fall:

MA 111 Calculus PH 111 Physics I (5)
CLSK 100 College & Life Skills (1)
EM 104 Graphical Communications  (2)
RH 131 Rhetoric & Composition (4)

Winter:

MA 112 Calculus II (5)
PH 112 Physics II (4)
EM 121 Statistics and Mechanics of Materials I (4)
HSS Elective (4)

Spring:

PH 113 Physics III (4)
EM 103 Introduction to Design (2)
ME 123 Computer Applications I (4)
MA 113 Calculus III (5)

Sophomore

Fall:

MA 211 Differential Equations (4)
ES 201 Conservation & Accounting Principles (4)
ES 203 Electrical Systems (4)
EM 204 Statics and Mechanics of Materials II  (4)

Winter:

MA 212 Matrix Algebra and Systems of Differential Equations (4)
ES 202 Fluid Systems (3)
ES 204 Mechanical Systems (3)
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (4)
ME 301 App of Thermo  (4)

Spring:

MA 223 Statistics for Engineers (4)
ES 205 Analysis & Design of Engineering Systems (4)
CHEM 113 General Chemistry II  (4)
HSS Elective  (4)

Junior

Fall:

 ME 323 Numerical Mthds in Engr  (2)
 ME 328 Materials Engineering (4)
 EM406 Vibs (4)
Tech Elective  (4)
Quarter to go abroad and course requirements to be satisfied

Winter:

ME 317 Design for Manufacturing  (3)
ME 321 Measurement Systems (4)
RH 330 Technical Communications (4)
HSS Elective (4)
 

Spring:

ME 302 Heat Transfer  (4)
Math or Science Elective (4)
HSS Elective (4)

Senior

Fall:

ME 470 Capstone Design 1 (3)  
ME 430 Mechatronic Systems (4)
Tech Elective (4)
HSS Elective (4)

Winter:

ME 471 Capstone Design II (3)
ME 421 ME Lab (2)
Tech Elective (4)
HSS Elective (4)
Free Elective (4)

Spring:

ME 472 Capstone Design III (3)
Tech Elective (4)
Tech Elective (4)
Tech Elective (4)
 
Red and underlined: courses moved from a traditional schedule for study abroad. Yellow and boxed: Required courses that could be taken at UC.  Italics: Year 3 courses, otherwise year 2 courses.
 

Courses that are available at UC and what requirement they would satisfy:
UC Course # UC Course Name Semester offered RHIT Course #
EMTH 271 Math Modelling and Computation Sem 2 ME 323
ENME 203 Dynamics & Vibrations Sem 2 EM 406
ENME 207 Materials Science & Engineering Sem 2 ME 328
ENME 305 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Sem 2 ME 302
 





 

 

 
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Technical Electives (there could be others)

  • ENME 404           Aerodynamics and Ground Vehicle Dynamics
  • ENME 221           Engineering Design and Manufacture
  • ENME 313           Electro Technology for Mechanical Engineers
  • ENME 311           Engineering Design and Production Management (ME 317 pre-req?)
  • ENME 302           Computational and Applied Mechanical Analysis (ME 323 pre-req?)
  • ENME 397           Independent Study
 
  • Your weekly schedule will include 13 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, and an average of 3 lab hours, for 12 weeks.  This is the equivalent of 18 credits at Rose-Hulmanin one quarter.
  • You may choose to take additional, or different classes if you can arrange a suitable schedule.  Bear in mind that it may be impossible to take some year-two classes (200-level) and some year-three (300-level) classes in the same semester.
  • A final transfer of credit depends on departmental approval
  • Be sure to talk to your advisor and the director of study abroad about how classes abroad can fit into your overall plan!
 
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