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IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Motorsports Engineering

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.

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
  • Internship