IUPUI is the first university in the United States to offer a bachelor's degree in motorsports engineering.
This 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Motorsports Engineering was approved in May 2008. This program prepares graduates for careers in the motorsports industry, as well as automotive-related companies. The focus is on teaching fundamentals of engineering and includes hands-on projects that involve designing, analyzing, and building of actual systems.
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The Motorsports Engineering program is 127 credit hours including a foundation of 70 semester hours in engineering and engineering course work. 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
Motorsports engineering (MSTE) majors in their second semester must apply to the motorsports engineering department by April 1. See application for Requirements.
Other Required Courses
1. General Education—effective Fall 2013 onwards
- Arts and Humanities: https://due.iupui.edu/undergraduate-curricula/general-education/iupui-general-education-core/arts-humanities/index.html
- Social Science: https://due.iupui.edu/undergraduate-curricula/general-education/iupui-general-education-core/social-sciences/index.html
- Cultural Understanding: https://due.iupui.edu/undergraduate-curricula/general-education/iupui-general-education-core/cultural-understanding/index.html
2. Technical Electives (Approved list to select from Fall 2017 onwards):