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Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. Degree in General Engineering, Applied Materials Track (G E)
Starting at all locations 
Effective Fall 2010

1st Semester Credits 2nd Semester Credits
Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. Degree in General Engineering, Applied Materials Track (G E) Starting at all locations Effective Fall 2010
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles

3

CAS 100 - Effective Speech

3

CHEM 111 - Experimental Principles

CHEM 112 - Chemical Principles

3

EDSGN 100 - Engineering Design

3

CHEM 113 - Experimental Chemistry

1

ENGL 015 - Rhet. & Comp

3

GTE - General Tech Elective

2

FYS

1

MATH 141 - Calculus II

4

MATH 140 - Calculus I

4

PHYS 211 - Mechanics

4

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

17

3rd Semester 4th Semester
ECON 102 or 104 - AHS Elective

3

CMPSC 201 - Programming in C++

3

E MCH 211 - Statics

3

E MCH 213 - Strength of Materials

3

GA, GH, or GS - ASH Elective

3

MATH 251 - Ordinary Diff Equations

4

GHA - Health & Physical Activity

1.5

ME 300 or EME 301 - Thermodynamics

3

MATH 231 - Calc of Several Variables

2

PHYS 214 - Waves & Quantum Physics

2

PHYS 212 - Electrical & Mag.

4

Total Credits

16.5

Total Credits

15

5th Semester 6th Semester
ENGL 202C - Technical Writing

3

E MCH 212 - Dynamics

3

GA, GH, or GS - AHS Elective

3

ENGR 320 - Materials Laboratory I

3

GHA - Health & Physical Activity

1.5

ENGR 350 - Comp. & Model Methods

3

GTE - General Tech Elective

2

MATSE 413 - Solid State Materials

3

MATSE 201 - Intro to Material Science

3

STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

4

MATSE 400 - Crystal Chemistry

3

Total Credits

15.5

Total Credits

16

7th Semester 8th Semester
ENGR 421 - Materials Lab II

4

ENGR 450 - Materials Design & Appl.

3

ENGR 490W - Senior Design I

1

ENGR 491W - Senior Design II

3

GA, GH, or GS - AHS Elective

3

GA, GH, or GS - AHS Elective

3

GA, GH, or GS - AHS Elective

3

MATSE 411 - Processing of Ceramics

3

MATSE 402 - Material Process Kinetics

3

MATSE 417 - Elec. & Mag Properties

3

MATSE 430 - Materials Characterization

3

Total Credits

17

Total Credits

15

 

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  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italic type indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Italic Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
Program Notes:
  • The First Year Seminar requirement may be fulfilled by taking a one-credit PSU course or by taking a regular course with a suffix of “S.”
  • Bachelor’s Degree students are required to take one US Cultures Course (US) and one International Cultures course (IL) as part of General Education, Requirements for the Major, or Electives.
  • Students who graduated from high school in the year 2001 or later who have not completed the recommended two high school units of the same foreign language must complete one 3-4 credit foreign language course with a grade of C (2.0) or higher at the collegiate level.

 

General Technical Electives are 4 credits of engineering, science or mathematics at a similar or higher level required for the major. Choose from: BIOL 141 GN(3), BIOL 142(1), CHEM 202(3) or CHEM 210(3), CMPEN 270(4), CMPEN 271(3), CMPEN 275(1), EDSGN 110(2), EDSGN 210(2), E MCH 212(3) (Alternative Energy and Power Distribution Track only), E MCH 315(2), E MCH 316(1), MATH 220 GQ(2-3), MATH 232(2), MATH 310(3), and PHYS 213 GN(2). Other GTE credits will be considered through the petition process.