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Iowa State University College of Engineering

Students seeking a BA or a BS degree from the College of Engineering may select from the following Majors and Programs:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Biological Systems Engineering
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

The College of Engineering only accepts credits for transfer courses with a grade of C- or better.

College of Engineering Requirements

All students in the College of Engineering are required to meet the following requirements:

Math/Science Electives

  • CHM165 General Chemistry I
  • MAT210 Calculus I
  • MAT216 Calculus II
  • PHY212 Classical Physics I

Communication Electives

  • ENG105 Composition I AND
  • ENG106 Composition I AND
  • SPC101 Oral Communication

U.S. Diversity (choose 1 course)

  • EDU235 Children’s Literature
  • SOC115 Social Problems
  • SOC200 Minority Group Relations
  • SOC205 Diversity in America
  • SOC261 Human Sexuality
  • WST101 Women’s Studies

International Perspectives (choose 1 course)

  • ART203 Art History I
  • ART204 Art History II
  • HIS117 Western Civilization I * AND
  • HIS118 Western Civilization II *AND
  • HIS119 Western Civilization III *
  • MUS100 Music Appreciation
  • POL121 International Relations
  • POL125 Comparative Gov’t and Politics
  • REL101 Survey of World Religions

* HIS 117/118/119 together count as six ISU Hist credits. If all three courses are not completed, the courses will not count for credit.

Social Sciences Electives

  • ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
  • POL111 American National Government
  • POL121 International Relations
  • POL125 Comparative Gov’t and Politics
  • PSY111 Intro to Psychology
  • PSY121 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY251 Social Psychology
  • SOC110 Intro to Sociology

Humanities Electives

  • DRA107 Theatrical Arts and Society
  • HIS117 Western Civilization I * AND
  • HIS118 Western Civilization II * AND
  • HIS119 Western Civilization III * AND
  • HIS151 US History to 1877
  • HIS152 US History since 1877
  • PHI101 Intro to Philosophy
  • PHI105 Intro to Ethics
  • REL101 Survey of World Religions
  • MUS100 Music Appreciation
  • WST101 Women’s Studies

* HIS 117/118/119 together count as six ISU Hist credits. If all three courses are not completed, the courses will not count for credit.

Foreign Language

To fulfill this requirement, students must either:

  • complete two years of a single foreign language in high school OR
  • two semesters of a single foreign language in college.

Transfer Course Equivalencies

We encourage students to work closely with their Hawkeye Advisor in Student Services and their Iowa State advisor to plan the courses they need to take at Hawkeye to transfer to the major of their choice.

These requirements are subject to change without notice. Please check with ISU advisor for verification of courses.

Aerospace Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
MAT216 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives with 9 credits at the 200 level or above  
Agricultural Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
BIO112 General Biology I Biol 211- Principles of Biology I
CHM175 General Chemistry II Chem 178/178L General Chemistry II/lab
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
SPC101 Funds of Oral Communications Sp Cm. 212 Funds of Public Speaking
12 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives  
Biological Systems Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
BIO113 General Biology II Biol 212 Principles of Biology II
CHM175 General Chemistry II Chem 178/178L General Chemistry II/lab
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
SPC101 Funds of Oral Communications Sp. Cm. 212 Funds of Public Speaking
12 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives  
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
CHM175 General Chemistry II Chem 178/178L General Chemistry II/lab
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives  
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
CHM175 General Chemistry II Chem 178/178L General Chemistry II/lab
MAT219 Calculus III Phys 222 Classical Physics II
SPC101 Funds of Oral Communications Sp Cm. 212 Funds of Public Speaking
12 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives with 6 credits at the 200 level  
Computer Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives with 6 credits at the 300 level  
Construction Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
BUS183 Business Law Acct 215 Business Law
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
Econ 102 Principles Of Macroeconomics OR
Econ 101 Principles Of Microeconomics
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
9 credits of Social Science electives with 3 credits of SOC/PSY  
Electrical Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives with 6 at the 300 level  
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
SPC101 Funds of Oral Communications Sp Cm. 212 Funds of Public Speaking
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives with 6 at the 200 level  
Materials Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
CHM175 General Chemistry II Chem 178/178L General Chemistry II/lab
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
15 credits of Social Science/Humanities electives  
Mechanical Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
Econ 102 Principles Of Macroeconomics OR
Econ 101 Principles Of Microeconomics
MAT219 Calculus III Math 265 Calculus III
PHY222 Classical Physics II Phys 222 Classical Physics II
6 credits of Social Science  
6 credits of Humanities  
 Software Engineering
Hawkeye Courses ISU Courses
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
Econ 102 Principles Of Macroeconomics OR
Econ 101 Principles Of Microeconomics
SPC101 Funds of Oral Communications Sp Cm. 212 Funds of Public Speaking
6 credits of Social Science  
6 credits of Humanities  

 

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