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Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree

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In This Section:

 Category

 Credits

 Mathematics

  • MATH 1910, 1920, 2930 or 2940, and a mathematics course chosen by the Major.

15–16

  Physics
  • PHYS 1112 and 2213, and, depending on the Major, either PHYS 2214 or a designated mathematics or science course.
8-12

Chemistry 

  • CHEM 2090. Majors in ChemE or those planning on a health-related career should take CHEM 2090 and then 2080. Students in EnvE, the Environmental Engineering Option in BE, or the Environmental Engineering Concentration of CE should take CHEM 2090 and CHEM 1570/3570. SES Majors should take CHEM 2090 and then2080/1570.

4-8

First-year writing seminars (two courses) 

6

Technical writing requirement (see page 14) 

3

Computing (CS 1110, 1112, 1114, or 1115)

4

Engineering distribution  

  • one introduction to engineering (ENGRI) course
  • two distribution courses (ENGRD), one of which may be required by the Major

 

3
6-8

Liberal studies distribution (six courses) 

≥18 

Approved electives

6

 Major program

  • Major-required courses
  • Major-approved electives
  • Courses outside the Major

 

≥30
9
9

 Two semesters of physical education and demonstration of proficiency in swimming(university requirement).

 


 

The total number of credits required for graduation vary by Major. Specific requirements for each Major are given on the following pages.