General Education Component
Students must earn at least 15 s.h. in humanities and social sciences courses chosen from approved departments and programs; at least 3 s.h. must be earned in courses that the College of Engineering has designated as humanities courses, and at least 3 s.h. must be earned in courses that the College of Engineering has designated as social sciences courses. Students must earn at least 6 s.h. of general education credit in courses taken in the same department. Individual B.S.E. programs may require further depth in an area and may include general education requirements in a student’s elective focus area.
*Note: Industrial Engineering students must take a psychology course as part of their GEC.
* Music lessons (including band, jazz , etc) Recitals and MUS:1100; 1201-1204; are NOT acceptable Humanities and WILL NOT count toward your degree.
**Foreign Language courses must be second year/intermediate level or higher to be applied toward requirement
*** ONLY the following Theatre courses ARE Acceptable GEC courses: THTR:1010, 1400, 1401, 3287; 2410; 3421; 3440
**** The following Leisure Studies (LEIS) courses DO NOT count toward GEC: Intro to Personal Training LEIS:3148
*Chemical Engineering Energy and Society is a seminar.
** Business ONLY MGMT:2000, MGMT:2100 and MKTG:3000 WILL apply toward your engineering degree requirements
**** Sport Studies: ONLY the following courses will apply toward your degree: SPST:1074;2077; 2050; 2078; 2079; 2081; 2084; 3175; 3176; 3177; 3178; 3179; 3180; 3181
*** Aerospace Military Studies ONLY AERO:3100; 3200; 4100; 4200 courses will be applied toward your degree
Engineering students may also resister for Guided Independent Study (GIS) courses to fulfill GEC.