Declaring an Engineering Major

Review Required Coursework and GPA

Start Application Process

Select Desired Major

 

No Major Selected Engineering students, Engineering majors, and UA students outside the College of Engineering may submit an application for admission into an Engineering major after completion of the following:

  • Calculus I with a grade of C or better

  • 12 or more UA credits of coursework within the Engineering curricula, with a GPA that meets the requirements for advanced standing in the requested major. (See chart below.) If Calculus I was completed with a C, grades in required supporting coursework must be higher.

  • The courses below represent the more common courses taken by UA Engineering students. For a list of courses specific to each major, please review the four year plans or contact the adviser for the major.

 

Review Required Coursework and GPA

Acceptable Supporting Coursework

MATH 122 A/B or 125

Calculus I

5 or 3 units

MATH 129

Calculus II

3 units

CHEM 151

General Chemistry I

4 units

CHEM 152

General Chemistry II

4 units

MSE 110

Solid State Chemistry

4 units

MCB 181

Introductory Biology

4 units

PHYS 141

Introductory Mechanics

4 units

ENGR 102

Introduction to Engineering

3 units

ECE 175

Programming

3 units

ENGL 102, 108 , or 109H

English Composition

3 units

 

Admissions GPA 

Aerospace Engineering

2.50

 

Environmental Engineering

2.30

Biomedical Engineering

2.75

 

Industrial Engineering

2.00

Biosystems Engineering

2.00

 

Materials Science & Engineering

2.00

Chemical Engineering 

2.30

 

Mechanical Engineering

2.50

Civil Engineering

2.25

 

Mining Engineering

2.00

Electrical & Computer Engineering

2.50

 

Optical Sciences & Engineering

2.50

Engineering Management

2.00

Systems Engineering

2.00

 

Start Application Process

Once you have met the admissions requirements listed above, click on the major link below to begin the change of major application process.

The Academic Affairs Office will notify you of the results via your official UA email address within seven to 10 work days.

If you have any questions about the application process please email engr-advising@email.arizona.edu. Include your name, student ID number and intended major.

If you would like to delete an existing Engineering major from your current academic program, please email engr-advising@email.arizona.edu using your UA Catmail account. Include your name and student ID number, and specifically state the Engineering degree you wish to delete. If you wish to delete a major outside of Engineering, please contact the major advisor for assistance.

 

Selecting Desired Major

Application reopens to all students on Dec. 16, 2016.