Declaring an Engineering Major

Review Required Coursework and GPA

Select Desired Major

Deadlines

 

No Major Selected Engineering students, Engineering majors, and UA students outside the College of Engineering may submit an application for admission into an Engineering major after completion of the following:

  • Calculus I with a grade of C or better

  • 12 or more UA credits of coursework within the Engineering curricula, with a GPA that meets the requirements for advanced standing in the requested major. (See chart below.) If Calculus I was completed with a C, grades in required supporting coursework must be higher.

  • The courses below represent the more common courses taken by UA Engineering students. For a list of courses specific to each major, please review the four year plans or contact the adviser for the major.

 

Review Required Coursework and GPA

Acceptable Supporting Coursework

MATH 122 A/B or 125

Calculus I

5 or 3 units

MATH 129

Calculus II

3 units

CHEM 151

General Chemistry I

4 units

CHEM 152

General Chemistry II

4 units

MSE 110

Solid State Chemistry

4 units

MCB 181

Introductory Biology

4 units

PHYS 141

Introductory Mechanics

4 units

ENGR 102

Introduction to Engineering

3 units

ECE 175

Programming

3 units

ENGL 102, 108 , or 109H

English Composition

3 units

 

Admissions GPA 

Aerospace Engineering

2.50

 

Environmental Engineering

2.30

Architectural Engineering

2.25

 

Industrial Engineering

2.00

Biomedical Engineering

2.75

 

Materials Science & Engineering

2.00

Biosystems Engineering

2.00

 

Mechanical Engineering

2.50

Chemical Engineering 

2.30

 

Mining Engineering

2.00

Civil Engineering

2.25

 

Optical Sciences & Engineering

2.50

Electrical & Computer Engineering

2.50

 

Systems Engineering

2.00

Engineering Management

2.00

   

 

Selecting Desired Major

The deadline for online change of major has passed. The application will reopen after the spring semester ends. Thank you.

 

Deadlines

  • The deadline for students applying for Change of Major from outside of the College of Engineering is January 25, 2017.
  • The deadline for No Major Selected Engineering majors to declare their major and students changing majors within the College of Engineering is March 17, 2017.
  • After the deadline, students will need to wait until the end of the Spring semester to apply for change of major.