Admissions

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

Selection Criteria

Applicants to the high demand majors will be selected based on their grades in general education and major specific courses along with information submitted in the application and statement of purpose detailing their interest in the major along with relevant experiences and future career goals. Students may indicate their first, second and third choices for their engineering major, although listing a second or third alternate besides their primary selection is not required.

Selection of applicants is based on a review of student scores and achievements in the following three areas:

  • General Education Coursework (30%)
  • Major Specific Coursework (40%)
  • Personal Statement of Purpose (30%)

General Education Coursework

General Education Coursework applies to all degree programs. Students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better:

  • MATH 2250: Calculus I for Science and Engineering
  • MATH 2260: Calculus II for Science and Engineering
  • PHYS 1211: Principles of Physics for Scientists and Engineers - Mechanics, Waves, Thermodynamics - OR - PHYS 1251: Introductory Studio Physics for Engineers I
  • ENGL 1101: English Composition I

Major Specific Coursework

To be considered as a candidate for Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, students must complete the following courses:

  • ENGR 1120: Engineering Graphics and Design
  • ENGR 1140: Computational Engineering Methods 
  • ENGR 2120: Engineering Statics   

To be considered as a candidate for Biological Engineering or Biochemical Engineering, students must complete the following courses:

  • BIOL 1107 & BIOL 1107L: Principles of Biology I
  • CHEM 1212 & CHEM 1212L: Principles of Chemistry II
  • ENGR 2120: Engineering Statics  

To be considered as a candidate for Computer Systems Engineering, students must complete the following courses:

  • CSEE 2220: Fundamentals of Logic Design
  • CSEE 2210: Introduction to Computer Systems Engineering II 
  • CSCI 1302: Software Development 

To be considered as a candidate for Electrical & Electronics Engineering, students must complete the following courses:

  • CSEE 2220: Fundamentals of Logic Design
  • ELEE 1030: Intro to Electrical Engineering
  • ENGR 2170: Circuits

Personal Statement of Purpose

In no more than two pages, provide your personal statement of purpose:

  • Explain your interest in engineering and describe your experience with engineering.
  • What is your ultimate career aspiration?
  • How will your chosen College of Engineering majors enable you to reach your career goals? 

The above criteria are minimum application requirements and do not guarantee acceptance to any major in the College of Engineering.

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