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Applying to an Engineering Degree Program

Students admitted to the College of Engineering must apply to an engineering degree program.

Declare Your Major:

  • Fall applications accepted from October 15 – December 17
  • Spring applications accepted from March 1 – May 21

In addition to the required coursework for their intended department below, students must also be in good academic standing in order to be accepted.

Admission is competitive and based on the capacity of the department.

If You Are an FYE or in Undeclared Status:

Students admitted to the College of Engineering as a First-Year Engineering (FYE) or Undeclared may apply to their intended degree program upon completion of the foundational curriculum (see “Required Coursework for Department Admission” below).  Upon completion of intended department curriculum, students may apply for entrance to a degree program.

Transferring into the College of Engineering?

To change colleges or add a major (e.g. from Arts & Science to Engineering), complete a campus Transfer of Division request form.

Declaring a Major

Required Coursework for Department Admission

Each department has specific required courses that must be completed before consideration for admission.

Courses required before consideration for admission into Bioengineering:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 –  College Chemistry I

PHYSCS 2750 – University Physics I

BIO_SC 1500 – Introduction to Biological Systems with Laboratory (recommended)

Courses required before consideration for admission into Chemical Engineering:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 –  College Chemistry I

CHEM 1330 – College Chemistry II

PHYSCS 2750 – University Physics I

CH_ENG 1000 – Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Courses required before consideration for admission into Civil and Environmental Engineering:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 –  College Chemistry I

PHYSCS 2750 – University Physics I

ENGLSH 1000 – Exposition and Argumentation

Courses required before consideration for admission into Computer Science:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CMP_SC 1050 – Algorithm Design and Programming I

CMP_SC 2050 – Algorithm Design and Programming II

Admittance to Information Technology follows the standard MU admissions requirements.

Courses required before consideration for admission into Electrical and Computer Engineering:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 – College Chemistry I

CMP_SC 1050 – Algorithm Design and Programming I

ECE 2210 – Introduction to Logic Systems

Courses required before consideration for admission into Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 – College Chemistry I

PHYSCS 2750 – University Physics I

ENGLSH 1000 – Exposition and Argumentation

Courses required before consideration for admission into Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department:

MATH 1500 – Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 1700 – Calculus II

CHEM 1320 – College Chemistry I

PHYSCS 2750 – University Physics I

ENGLSH 1000 – Exposition and Argumentation

60-Credit Hour Rule

To remain in the College of Engineering, students must be admitted to an Engineering degree program by the end of the semester when their total credit hours earned are equal to or greater than 60.  Students not admitted by 60 credit hours will become ineligible to remain in the College of Engineering and must transfer to another MU school or college in order to remain a student at the University of Missouri. Transfer students who enter the College of Engineering with 60 or greater credit hours will be given one semester to gain admittance to a degree program. If not admitted to a degree program after one semester, they will become ineligible to remain in the College of Engineering. If more than one semester is needed to complete the courses required to enter a degree program, a waiver may be granted at the discretion of the college. If students are pre-enrolled for the following term at the time they become ineligible to remain in the College of Engineering, all Engineering courses will be administratively dropped.

Contact

For general advising questions, email us at muengradvising@missouri.edu.

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