Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Engineering, B.S.


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 non-ENGR 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

Spring Semester


Total: 14 Credit Hours

Second Year


Third Year


Total: 17 Credit Hours

Spring Semester


Total: 17 Credit Hours

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


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 .