James Madison University

Technical Electives and Approved Elective Packages

All engineering students are required to complete nine credits of technical electives.  Students should choose their technical electives in consultation with their faculty advisor to determine the best course of action based on the student's area of interest, capstone project, and future plans (i.e. grad school).


  • September 28
    Fall Career & Internship Fair
    Festival Conference and Student Center
  • October 2
    11:00 a.m.
    Cohen Center Talk:
    David Campbell of Boston University presents: Back to the Future: Recovering the Age of Wonder
    Highlands Room
  • November 13
    11:00 a.m.
    Cohen Center Talk: Henry Petroski of Duke University presents on the topics of design, success and failure, and history of engineering and technology.
    Grafton Stovall Theater
  • April 16, 2016
    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Engineering xChange