IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Motorsports Engineering

This 4-year Bachelor of Science of Degree in Motorsports Engineering degree program was just approved in May, 2008. This program, which aims to prepare graduates for careers in the motorsports industry, as well as automotive-related companies, will focus on teaching fundamentals of engineering and will include hands-on projects that involve designing, analyzing, and building of actual systems.

The program educational objectives for the
MSTE program are:

Three to five years after graduation, alumni of the Motorsports Engineering program at IUPUI will be able to:

  • Meet expectations of employers in Motorsports Engineering and related fields
  • Achieve recognition and/or advancement consistent with their education
  • Continue growth in professional knowledge through additional education, certification or licensing

MSTE Student Outcomes:

At the time of graduation, students of the Motorsports Engineering program will demonstrate:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

The Motorsports Engineering program is 128 credit hours.  Motorsports specific classes include:

  • Introduction to Motorsports
  • Business of Motorsports
  • Motorsports Design
  • Data Acquisition in Motorsports I & II
  • Dynamic Systems and Signals
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Control Systems Analysis and Design
  • Motorsports Aerodynamics
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • IC Engines
  • Capstone Design Project
  • Internship

View the Motorsports Engineering Plan of Study (Current)

Headcount information, click here.

Degrees awarded information, click here.

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