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Requirements for the Major

The major requires a total of 13 courses (or the equivalent*):

Course Requirements

Science Sequence


Engineering electives

Two 300-level (or higher) engineering courses

Engineering Core

*Course substitutions require approval of the adviser and director of engineering.

Statement of Focus

A statement of focus is required for the major. The statement details the student's choice of approximately six additional courses that provide a coherent context for the major in engineering arts, both in terms of her understanding of engineering in a broader liberal arts context and in terms of her educational objectives.


The bachelor of arts in engineering degree is not accredited by any commission of ABET.

Students interested in obtaining an accredited engineering degree should pursue the bachelor of science in engineering science.