James Madison University

Curriculum Guide

The highly advanced math and science student has the option to complete their degree in 129 credit hours with the following curriculum:

Freshmen Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
MATH 235 Calculus I 4
PHYS 240/140L Physics I + Lab 4
ENGR 112 or TBD Introduction to Engineering or General Education 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 14

Freshmen Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
MATH 236 Calculus II 4
PHYS 250/150L Physics II + Lab 4
TBD or ENGR 112 General Education or Introduction to Engineering 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 14

Sophomore Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
MATH 237 Calculus III 4
CHEM 131/131L General Chemistry I + Lab 4
ENGR 231 Engineering Design I 2
TBD General Education 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 16

Sophomore Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
MATH 238 Linear Algebra & Differential Equations 4
BIO 222 or CHEM 132/132L General Chemistry II + Lab 4
ENGR 212 Statics & Dynamics 4
ENGR 221 Engineering Management I 3
ENGR 232 Engineering Design II 2
  Semester Total 17

Junior Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGR 311 Thermal-Fluids I + Lab 4
ENGR 313 Circuits & Instrumentation + Lab 4
ENGR 322 Engineering Management II 3
ENGR 331 Engineering Design III 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 17

Junior Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGR 312 Thermal-Fluids II + Lab 4
ENGR 314 Materials & Mechanics + Lab 4
ENGR 332 Engineering Design IV 2
TBD Approved Technical Elective 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 16

Senior Fall

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGR 411 Sustainability Fundamentals 3
ENGR 413 Systems Analysis 3
ENGR 431 Engineering Design V 3
TBD Approved Technical Elective 3
TBD General Education 3
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 18

Senior Spring

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGR 412 Sustainability II 3
ENGR 432 Engineering Design VI 3
TBD Approved Technical Elective 3
TBD General Education 4
TBD General Education 3
  Semester Total 16

Students who have had previous experience with differential and integral calculus can complete their degree in 129 credit hours.

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Students with little or no calculus experience can complete their degree in 133 credit hours.

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Curriculum Overview