Declaring an Engineering Major

Review Required Coursework and GPA

Select Desired Major

Deadlines

 

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

Architectural Engineering

2.25

 

Industrial Engineering

2.00

Biomedical Engineering

2.75

 

Materials Science & Engineering

2.00

Biosystems Engineering

2.00

 

Mechanical Engineering

2.50

Chemical Engineering 

2.30

 

Mining Engineering

2.00

Civil Engineering

2.25

 

Optical Sciences & Engineering

2.50

Electrical & Computer Engineering

2.50

 

Systems Engineering

2.00

Engineering Management

2.00

   

 

Selecting Desired Major

  • The deadline for selecting a major has passed. The form to apply for change of major will reopen on December 18th.