Design & Mechanics Recommended Core Courses 

Highly recommended:
ME 420. Intermediate Heat Transfer
ME 430. Failure of Engineering Material
ME 471. Finite Element Analysis
ME 510. Advanced Gas Dynamics
ME 543. Applied Control System Design
ME 598 Electronics Cooling
TAM 435. Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
TAM 514. Elastodynamics and Vibrations
TAM 518. Wave Motion

Recommended:
ME 402. Design of Thermal Systems
ME 403. Internal Combustion Engines
ME 431. Mechanical Component Failure
ME 440. Kinematics & Dynamics of Mech Syst
ME 447. Computational Design & Dynamics of Soft Systems
ME 458. Additive Manufacturing and Product Design
ME 472. Introduction to Tribology
ME 475. Bioinspired Design
ME 485. MEMS Devices & Systems
ME 487. MEMS-NEMS Theory & Fabrication
ME 503. Design of IC Engines
ME 530. Fatigue Analysis
ME 531. Inelastic Design Methods
ME 540. Control System Theory & Design
ME 570. Nonlinear Solid Mechanics Design
ME 586. Mechanics of MEMS
ME 598. Fun with Mechanics (sequenced two part course offered in Fall/Spring)
TAM 412. Intermediate Dynamics
TAM 413. Fund of Engineering Acoustics
TAM 416. Intro to Nonlinear Dynamics & Vibrations
TAM 424. Mechanics of Structural Metals
TAM 428. Mechanics of Composites
TAM 445. Continuum Mechanics
TAM 451. Intermediate Solid Mechanics
TAM 456. Experimental Stress Analysis
TAM 470. Computational Mechanics
TAM 516 Dynamical Systems Theory
TAM 518. Wave Motion
TAM 524. Micromechanics of Materials
TAM 529. Viscoelasticity Theory
TAM 536. Instability and Transition
TAM 541. Mathematical Methods I
TAM 542. Mathematical Methods II
TAM 545. Advanced Continuum Mechanics
TAM 549. Asymptotic Methods
TAM 551. Solid Mechanics I
TAM 552. Solid Mechanics II
TAM 554. Plasticity
TAM 555. Fracture Mechanics
TAM 557. Mechanics of Random Media
TAM 559. Atomistic Solid Mechanics
TAM 570. Computational Fluid Mechanics
TAM 574. Advanced Finite Element Methods

Courses offered online:
ME 420. Intermediate Heat Transfer
ME 510. Advanced Gas Dynamics
ME 543. Applied Control System Design & Analysis
ME 598 Electronics Cooling
TAM 435. Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
TAM 514. Elastodynamics and Vibrations
TAM 518. Wave Motion

Detailed course offerings can be found using the University of Illinois Course Explorer. Online course catalog is available here. Additional ME 598 Special Topics classes are offered on a regular basis. These fluctuate in availability from semester to semester. Please check back frequently for updates.