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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Engineering Core Curriculum


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The core engineering curriculum consists of the math and science courses that form the foundation for all engineering curricula, as well as the elements of the curriculum that are common to all engineering students throughout all four years. Considerable flexibility within this first two years of the curriculum allows students who are undeclared as to their choice of engineering field or discipline an opportunity to clarify their interests.

First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  •  Science Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Engineering Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Engineering Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Engineering Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Footnotes


  1. These required courses may be taken in either order.
  2. ENGR 1400, Engineering Communications, is an acceptable substitute for ENGR 1200.
  3. Depending on major.
  4. Excused for students taking CSCI 1100.

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