ARCHIVED 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering, (Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Power Concentrations) B.S.E.


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Total number of hours for the program: 126

The B.S.E. degree is a general engineering degree program with three concentrations (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering). Courses in the degree program are offered in Cullowhee and Biltmore Park.

Total number of hours for the program: 126

The B.S.E. degree is a general engineering degree program with three concentrations (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering). Courses in the degree program are offered in Cullowhee and Biltmore Park.

Liberal Studies

42 semester hours. Note: Four courses (12 credits) required for this program also meet Liberal Studies requirements: ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139, PHYS 230. Students must be aware that if these courses are not taken to meet Liberal Studies requirements, they will still need to be completed for the BS Engineering degree. The listing of courses approved to meet the Liberal Studies program requirements can be found here:  http://catalog.wcu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=36&poid=4824.

Major Requirements

The major requires 96 hours, 12 of which also meet the Liberal Studies requirements (ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139 AND PHYS 230), 31 hours from the Engineering Core, 36 hours from the Mathematics and Science Core, 3 hours from Technical Electives and 26 hours must be from one concentration only (Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical Power Engineering).

Liberal Studies


42 semester hours Note: Four courses (12 credits) required for this program also meet Liberal Studies requirements: ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139, PHYS 230. Students must be aware that if these courses are not taken to meet Liberal Studies requirements, they will still need to be completed for the BS Engineering degree. See Liberal Studies Program Requirements for list of Liberal Studies courses.

Major Requirements


The major requires 96 hours, 12 of which also meet the Liberal Studies requirements (ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139, and PHYS 230), 31 hours from the Engineering Core, 36 hours from the Mathematics and Science Core, 3 hours from Technical Electives, and 26 hours must be from one concentration only (Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical Power Engineering).

Technical Elective (3 hours)


3 credits of Technical Electives are required. A list of pre-approved technical electives is as follows:

Additional Requirements


To graduate with a BS Engineering degree, all students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.2 or higher for all courses in the major taken at Western Carolina University.

Additional Information


Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/Kimmel/academic-programs-degrees-offered/engtech/index.asp to view the 8 semester curricular guide.

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