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