Declaring the Major
New Freshmen and Transfer Students
Declaring the engineering major when registering for orientation will enable students to be assigned to an engineering advisor during Freshmen or Transfer Orientation who can answer questions and help them to plan a course of academic study. The BS in engineering degree is not a freshman admit program. Typically, students will apply for the BS in engineering degree after their second semester sophomore year and will be formally admitted into the program at that time.
Currently Enrolled Major Changers
In order to change one’s major to engineering, a student must complete a “Change or Declaration of Major” form and submit it to the Engineering Student Coordinator. Once the student has met with the student coordinator and determined his or her academic path, the form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar.
All students should be aware of the Academic Policies for all engineering majors.
- March 21
Engaged Students Conference
Montpelier Room and Foyer
2nd Floor East Campus Dining Hall
- March 26
IEEE Central Virginia Section Meeting
featuring two JMU Engineering project presentations.
- March 28-29
Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair
Virginia Military Institute
- April 11 and 14
Open house for admitted students
- April 24
Faraday Lecture: The Future of 3D Printing
- April 26
Madison Engineering xChange 2014
ISAT/CS – First Floor
- Study Abroad Opportunities
- Engineering Mailing List