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Degree Requirements

Each student must satisfy the curricular requirement published in the "Bulletin of Information: Undergraduate Program"

Arts and Letters Core (26 credit hours)*

This includes:

  • Writing and Rhetoric - one course.
  • University Seminar - one course. An intensive writing course required in First Year.  The University Seminar may be selected from an appropriate history, social science, fine arts, or literature course, or the first course in theology or philosophy, and will satisfy the respective requirement. The College of engineering recommends selecting the first courses in theology and philosophy, as well as composition, to enable maximum schedule flexibility in later semesters. 
  • Philosophy - two courses.
  • Theology - two courses.
  • History† - one course
  • Social Science†  - one course
  • Literature/Fine Arts  – one course
  • Moreau First Year Experience - two courses*

Students who complete the ROTC program may substitute 3 hours of military science for either the history or the social science requirement.

* Students entering before September 2015 are not required to take Moreau First Year Experience courses. This results in a total of 24 credits for this category. 

Basic Science Core (33.5 credit hours)

This includes:

  • MATH 10550 - Calculus I
  • MATH 10560 - Calculus II
  • MATH 20550 - Calculus III
  • MATH 20580 - Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • MATH 30650 - Differential Equations
  • CHEM 10171 - General Chemistry: Fundamental Principles
  • PHYS 10310 - General Physics I
  • PHYS 10320 - General Physics II
  • PHYS 20330 - General Physics III

Basic Engineering Core (6 credit hours)

  • EG 10111 - Introduction to Engineering Systems I
  • EG 10112 - Introduction to Engineering Systems II 

Electrical Engineering Core (36 credit hours)

This includes:

Electrical Engineering Electives (18 credit hours)

List of EE electives expected to be offered.

Except for the conditions  listed below, any EE or CSE  course at or above the junior  level that is not required in the student's program applies to this requirement.

  • At least one EE elective must be an EE Lab Elective.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of undergraduate research may be applied toward degree requirements.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of CSE Jr. and CSE Sr. Service Projects may be applied toward this requirement.

Technical Electives (9 credit hours)

List of courses pre-approved as EE Technical Electives. 

Credit for other courses in his category may be granted by approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Students who complete the ROTC program may use 3 hours of military science for 3 hours of technical elective.

Engineering Science Electives (3 credit hours)

List of courses pre-approved as Engineering Science Electives. 

Credit for other courses in his category may be granted by approval the Director of Undergraduate Studies. 

 

† Note: for students graduating before May 2017, CHEM 10122 is part of the Basic Science Core requirements and not a Technical Elective. This raises the credit hours in the Basic Science Core to 36.5 and drops the Technical Elective credit hours to 6.