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General Education Courses

The General Education Program is designed to give engineering students an opportunity to take a set of courses that complement their technical studies and satisfy their intellectual and/or career interests. All engineering majors must take thirty (30) credits. Nine (9) of the thirty credits are designated as follows and must be completed by all majors:

ENGL 101    Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research    3.0
ENGL 102    Composition and Rhetoric II: The Craft of Persuasion     3.0
ENGL 103    Composition and Rhetoric III: Thematic Analysis Across Genres    3.0

General Education requirements for specific majors can be found in the University Catalog under degree requirements for each major. The remaining credits can be chosen from the disciplines listed below.

Course Subjects
This following list is a sampling of  subject codes for courses that can be taken to fulfill General Education requirements; other courses may be accepted upon advisor approval.

Accounting (ACCT), Africana Studies (AFAS), Anthropology (ANTH), Arabic (ARBC), Architecture (ARCH), Art History (ARTH), Business Law (BLAW), Chinese (CHIN), Communication (COM), Criminology & Justice Studies (CJS), Culinary Arts (CULA), Dance (DANC), Economics (ECON), Education (EDUC), English (ENGL, except ENGL 101, ENGL 102, ENGL 103 &ENGL 105), Entertainment & Arts Management (EAM), Entrepreneurship (ENTP), Film Studies (FMST), Finance (FIN), French (FREN), General Business (BUSN), German (GER), Global Studies (GST), Hebrew (HBRW), History (HIST), Hotel & Restaurant Management (HRM), Humanities (HUM, except HUM 107 & HUM 108), Interior Design (INTR), International Business (INTB), Italian (ITAL), Japanese (JAPN), Judaic Studies (JUDA), Korean (KOR), Language (LANG), Leadership (LEAD), Management (MGMT), Marketing (MKTG), Military Science (MLSC), Music (MUSC), Music Industry Program (MIP), Operations Management (OPM), Operations Research (OPR), Organizational Behavior (ORGB), Philosophy (PHIL), Photography (PHTO), Product Design (PROD) Project Management (PROJ), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSY, except PSY 330 & PSY 337),  Public Health (PBHL), Real Estate (REAL), Russian (RUSS), Screenwriting & Playwriting (SCRP), Sociology (SOC, except SOC 364 & SOC 365), Spanish (SPAN), Sports Management (SMT), STEM Teacher Education (ESTM), Taxation (TAX), Theatre (THTR), Visual Studies (VSST), WEST Studies (WEST), Women's and Gender Studies (WGST), and Writing (WRIT).


General Education electives must be non-technical. All Computer, Math, Engineering & Science related courses will NOT count as General Education electives.