Aug 20, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Engineering, B.S.


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Required courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement 3 Credit Hours 2
  • Scientific Literacy requirement 3 Credit Hours 2
  • Major requirements (listed below) and electives 80 Credit Hours

Total: 127 Credit Hours


Additional Information


Students must complete a total of nine hours of approved electives, including at least six hours of technical electives. Students may not use courses required for the engineering major to fulfill elective requirements.

  • Technical Electives: Must include at least three credit hours of ENGR 440   – ENGR 479. Up to three credit hours of technical electives may be from ENGR 480  or ENGR 498 
  • Free electives: May include up to three credit hours of any other 300 or 400 level courses at JMU (both ENGR and nonENGR courses are eligible). This may include courses that qualify as technical electives but were not used to meet the technical elective requirement.  

Footnotes


1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 In addition to course work taken to fulfill General Education  requirement.

Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Total: 14 Credit Hours

Total: 14 Credit Hours

Second Year


Third Year


Total: 17 Credit Hours

Total: 17 Credit Hours

Fourth Year


Total: 18 Credit Hours

Spring Semester


Total: 16 Credit Hours

Footnotes


1 Also fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster Three, Group 1 

2 Also fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster Three, Group 2 

3 Fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster One .

4 Engineering students are required to take either BIO 222  or GEOL 210  to meet engineering requirements as well as Cluster Three, Group 3  requirements.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a Minor in General Business


This program prepares the student for entry-level engineering management and project management positions. The student is prepared to plan, organize, direct and control engineering projects, programs and/or facilities. Also, the program provides a foundation for graduate study in engineering management.

A grade point average of 2.0 in the business minor is required for graduation. This program of instruction also will require a total of 126 credit hours. The engineering major with business minor program is coupled and must be completed together; if a student does not receive a degree in engineering, the business minor will not be awarded. Additionally, there is a limit of 27 College of Business  credit hours that can be taken, which includes the ENGR 221  and ENGR 322  courses.

Required courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement 4 Credit Hours 2
  • Scientific Literacy requirement 3-4 Credit Hours 2
  • General business minor 21 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed below) and electives 75 Credit Hours

Total: 143-144 Credit Hours


Footnotes


1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 In addition to course work taken to fulfill General Education  requirement.

Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Second Year


Third Year


Fourth Year


Footnotes


1 Also fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster Three, Group 1 

2 Also fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster Three, Group 2 

3 Fulfills General Education  requirement for Cluster One 

4 Engineering students are required to take either BIO 222  or GEOL 210  to meet engineering requirements as well as Cluster Three, Group 3 .

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