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Advisor: Esther Tian
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Semester Hours: 77-78

EMU offers an engineering major with a minimum of 77 SH in mathematics, computer science, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Students may choose to have an emphasis in either mechanical or computer engineering by selecting specific upper-level courses as listed below.

EMU’s engineering program prepares students to use their technical expertise, working together, to serve the common good. The program has the following educational objectives:

  1. Graduates engage in careers and continuing education related to their field of study, using engineering skills strengthened by interdisciplinary knowledge and the liberal arts.
  2. Graduates perform in their vocation with a global mindset, serve in order to better society, and seek to be leaders for positive change.
  3. Graduates build community in diverse teams and working constructively towards shared goals.
  4. Graduates demonstrate ethical values, grounded in commitments to sustainability, peacebuilding, and social justice.

Engineering Core (29 SH)

  • ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Design - 4  Details
  • ENGR 156 Mathematics for Engineering Lab - Details
  • *ENGR 245 Experimental Methods - 2  Details
  • *ENGR 265 Analog Circuits - 4  Details
  • #ENGR 270 Engineering Statics - 3  Details
  • ENGR 291 Engineering Design II - 2  Details
  • *ENGR 325 Engineering Ethics - 2  Details
  • ENGR 390 Engineering Design III - 2  Details
  • ENGR 490 Senior Design - 2  Details
  • ENGR 491 Capstone Project - 2  Details
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • CS 145 Introduction to Programming - Details
    • CS 155 Programming in Python - 2  Details
    • CS 245 Programming in Java - 2  Details
    • CS 255 Intermediate Programming - 2  Details

Math/Science Courses (31 or 33 SH)

  • CHEM 223 General Chemistry Details  OR CHEM 224 General Chemistry II - 4  Details
  • MATH 185 Calculus I - 4  Details
  • MATH 195 Calculus II - 4  Details
  • *MATH 284 Multivariate Calculus - 2  Details
  • *MATH 286 Vector Calculus - 2  Details
  • *MATH 310 Differential Equations - 3  Details
  • #PHYS 252 and PHYS 253 University Physics I, lecture  Details and laboratory  Details  - 4 
  • PHYS 262 and PHYS 263 University Physics II, lecture  Details  and laboratory  Details  - 4
  • STAT 220 Inferential Statistics - 2  Details
  • Choose one of the following courses (2 or 4 SH):
    • MATH 154 Mathematics for Engineering - 2  Details
    • MATH 170 Discrete Math - 4 (required for CE)  Details
    • *MATH 333 Topics in Math-Math Modeling - Details
    • *MATH 350 Linear Algebra - 3  Details

Upper-Level Electives (16 - 17 SH)
Must include a minimum of three 300 level or 400 level courses.


Mechanical Engineering Emphasis (17 SH)

  • *ENGR 280 Engineering Dynamics - 3  Details
  • *ENGR 350 Fluid Mechanics - 4  Details  OR *PHYS 405 Thermodynamics - 3  Details
  • ENGR 380 Systems - 4   Details
  • Choose a minimum of 6 SH from the following courses:
    • *CE 365 Digital Circuits - 3  Details
    • *ENGR 333 Topics in Engineering (with advisor approval) - 2-4  Details
    • *ENGR 350 Fluid Mechanics - 4  Details OR *PHYS 405 Thermodynamics - 3 Details
    • *ENGR 370 Strength of Materials - 4  Details
    • *ENGR 480 Control Systems - 3  Details
    • ENGR 499 Independent Study/Research (to be arranged with faculty) - 1-3  Details

Computer Engineering Emphasis (16 SH)

  • CE 165 Networks and Data Communication - 2  Details
  • CE 175 Architecture and Operating Systems - Details
  • *CE 365 Digital Circuits - 3  Details
  • Choose a minimum of 7 SH from the following courses:
    • CE 330-335 Topics in Computer Engineering (with advisor approval) - 2-4  Details
    • *CE 375 Software Engineering - 2  Details
    • CS 330-335 Topics in Computing (with advisor approval) - 2-4  Details
    • *CS 345 Data Structures - 2  Details
    • *CS 355 Adv. Data Structures - 2  Details
    • *ENGR 330-335 Topics in Engineering (with advisor approval) - 2-4  Details
    • ENGR 380 Systems - 4  Details
    • *ENGR 480 Control Systems - 3  Details
    • ENGR 499 Independent Study/Research (to be arranged with faculty) - 1-3  Details

* indicates the course is offered in alternate years
# indicates that for these two courses - ENGR 270 and PHYS 252 -  the student must earn a C- or better when they serve as prerequisites for other engineering courses.



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