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JMU Major: Engineering

Description of the Major | Degrees Offered | Concentrations | Minors |
Declaring the Major | Progressing in the Major

Description of the Major

The major is a part of the Department of Engineering, a program within the College of Integrated Science and Engineering.

The engineering degree at JMU combines the strengths of a traditional engineering curriculum with many of the attributes that industry and academic experts have identified as desirable in the engineer of the 21st century. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree spans the traditional engineering sub-disciplines; focuses on sustainability, engineering design and systems analysis; provides extensive hands-on laboratory and design studio experiences; and integrates business, management and social aspects of sustainable engineering design.

The curriculum is designed to meet all engineering accreditation standards and to prepare students to pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) pre-licensure exam. Graduates will be prepared to succeed in the engineering workforce or in graduate engineering degree programs by exhibiting the practical ingenuity of an "engineering versatilist."

Degrees Offered

B.S.

Concentrations

None

Minors

None

Declaring the Major

New Freshmen and Transfer Students
Students should declare the Engineering major when they register for orientation.

Currently Enrolled Major Changers
Students should complete a "Change or Declaration of Major" form and obtain the signature of the Student Coordinator in the School of Engineering located in the Health and Human Services Building (HHS), room 3215.

Progressing in the Major

Remain in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.

Engineering students should be aware that many courses have prerequisite requirements that must be successfully completed before enrollment. The following list includes prerequisites that students should consider when planning their courses of study:

  • ENGR 212. Prerequisites: PHYS 240 and 140L and a grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 112 and MATH 237.

  • ENGR 221. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 112.

  • ENGR 231. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 112.

  • ENGR 232. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 112 and ENGR 231.

  • ENGR 311. Prerequisites: PHYS 240 and PHYS 140L and a grade of "C-" or better in MATH 237 and MATH 238.

  • ENGR 312. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 311.

  • ENGR 313. Prerequisites: PHYS 250 and PHYS 150L and a grade of "C-" or better in MATH 238.

  • ENGR 314. Prerequisites: PHYS 240 and PHYS 140L and a grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 212.

  • ENGR 322. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 221.

  • ENGR 331. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 232.

  • ENGR 332. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 331.

  • ENGR 411. Prerequisite: CHEM 131, CHEM 131L, CHEM 132, CHEM 132L or CHEM 133E, CHEM 133EL and either MATH 231-232 or MATH 235.

  • ENGR 412. Prerequisite: ENGR 411.

  • ENGR 413. Corequisite: ENGR 431.

  • ENGR 431. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 332.

  • ENGR 432. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 431.

  • ENGR 499A. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 331.

  • ENGR 499B. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 499A.

  • ENGR 499C. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGR 499B.