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Overview

C of I's Dual-Degree Engineering Minor develops a foundation preparing students for further study and a career in engineering.

 

This program will challenge you to:

  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in engineering.
  • Combine the principles learned in science and mathematics with the methods and techniques of engineering to develop theory, models, and applications. 
  • Excel in math and science courses at the C of I.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Dual-Degree Engineering Minor

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

Minor credits vary dependent upon chosen path (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
MAT-PHY- Mathematics and/or Physics Upper-Division (300-or-400-level) Courses 9 credits

 

Acceptance to an approved engineering program

 

The following courses are required for most fields of engineering and most computer science programs:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
CHE-141 General Chemistry I 4 credits
MAT-150 Applied Calculus: a Modeling Approach 4 credits
MAT-175 Single Variable Calculus 4 credits
MAT-275 Multivariable Calculus 4 credits
PHY-170 Engineering Analysis 2 credits
PHY-271 Analytical Physics I 4 credits
PHY-271L Analytical Physics I Lab 1 credits
PHY-272 Analytical Physics II 4 credits
PHY-272L Analytical Physics II Lab 1 credits

 

Additional Humanities electives as specified by the partner dual-degree institution.

The required courses specific to the Dual-Degree Engineering Minor depend upon the engineering field and the engineering institution. Every student completing this Minor should closely consult with a dual-degree engineering advisor to choose appropriate College of Idaho courses.

 

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