The University offers the following programs leading to the degree of BEng:
The BEng degrees in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical and Software Engineering require completion of a minimum of 120 credits. The BEng degrees in Building and Civil Engineering require completion of a minimum of 119 credits.
Program requirements comprise a group of required courses with a group of elective courses which allow students to select part of their program to provide some depth in an area of specialization (their “option”) according to their particular interests, or breadth in the general field of their chosen discipline.
In their final undergraduate year, students with high standing may apply for permission through the Dean’s Office to register for a limited number of graduate courses offered by the GCS in lieu of some courses in the undergraduate program. Students with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 may also request to take additional graduate courses not to be counted towards their undergraduate program. The transferability of these graduate courses into a subsequent graduate program is not guaranteed.
Engineering students wishing to register for a minor must notify the Student Academic Services Office of the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science in writing. Those students must comply with the regulations of the Faculty governing the chosen minor and must meet the following requirements:
- Students may not apply for a minor until they have completed a minimum of 20 credits in their Engineering program.
- Students pursuing a minor must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 in their program courses. Students who fall below a 2.70 GPA in their program courses are required to withdraw from the minor.
- A maximum of three credits earned to meet the minor requirements may be counted towards the Engineering degree.
- Students in Computer, Electrical or Software Engineering are not eligible to take the Minor in Computer Science. Successful completion of a BEng program requires hard work and considerable dedication on the part of each student. Courses are presented with the expectation of an average of about two hours of “outside” work for each lecture hour and about one-half hour of “outside” work for each hour spent in the laboratory for all programs of study.