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Phase I Curricula by Program Major

The following lists represent the minimum Phase I course requirements. During the advising process, other courses may be designated as required or may be taken by the student if desired.

Admission to the LEAP program requires one semester of Calculus I in college with a grade of B or better. Please see the Calculus I course description for math and science majors.

Biomedical Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127 Engineering Computation
  2. CAS MA 124 Calculus II (MA 123)
  3. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus (MA 124)
  4. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (MA225)
  5. CAS PY 211 Physics I (co-req. MA 124)
  6. ENG EK 301 Engineering Mechanics I (PY211; co-req. MA 225)
  7. ENG EK 307 Electric Circuit Theory (co-req. MA 226)
  8. CAS CH 131 (F) General Chemistry for the Engineering Sciences
  9. ENG BE 200 (F, S) Introduction to Probability (2 cr.) (EK 127 and MA 225) or ENG EC 381 Elementary Probability (MA 225)
  10. ENG BE 209 (S) Principles of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology (CH 102, EK 127; BE 200 or equivalent probability course recommended; co-req. MA 226)
  11. ENG BE 401 (F) Signals and Systems in Biomedical Engineering (BE 200, EK 307 and MA 226) and ENG BE 491 (F) Biomedical Measurements Lab I (2 cr.) (co-req. BE 401)
  12. BE 419 Principles of Continuum Mechanics and Transport (MA 226 and EK 301)
  13. Choose one of the following (a, b, c or d):
    1. ENG BE 402 (S) Control Systems in Biomedical Engineering (BE 401)
    2. ENG BE 420 (S) Introduction to Solid Biomechanics (MA 226 and EK 301)
    3. ENG BE 436 (F) Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (MA 226 and EK 301)
    4. *ENG EK 424 (F, S) Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (BE200, PY212, MA226, CH102)

*Required for all students going into PhD program and taking BE 505

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Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Photonics

  1. ENG EC 327 Introduction to Software Engineering
  2. ENG EC 311 Introduction to Logic Design
  3. ENG EC 330 Applied Algorithms for Engineers
  4. ENG EC 381 Probability Theory in ECE
  5. ENG EC 401 Signals and Systems
  6. ENG EC 402 Control Systems
  7. ENG EC 410 Introduction to Electronics
  8. ENG EC 412 Analog Electronics
  9. ENG EC 413 Computer Organization
  10. ENG EC 416 Digital Signal Processing
  11. ENG EC440 Introduction to Operating Systems
  12. ENG EC 441 Introduction to Computer Networking
  13. ENG EC 447 Software Design
  14. ENG EC 450 Microprocessors
  15. ENG EC 455 Electromagnetic Systems I
  16. ENG EC 456 Electromagnetic Systems II
  17. ENG EC 471 Physics of Semiconductor Devices
  18. ENG EC 481 Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Mathematics

  1. CAS MA 142 / ENG EK 102 Linear Algebra
  2. CAS MA 193 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
  3. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus
  4. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations

Physics

  1. CAS PY 313 Elementary Modern Physics

General Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127/128 Engineering Computation
  2. ENG EK307 Electric Circuits

*All ECE LEAP students are strongly encouraged to have taken Calculus II, Physics I, and Physics II before completing the core and distribution requirements of LEAP-Phase 1.

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Materials Science and Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127 Introduction to Engineering Computation
  2. CAS MA 124 Calculus II (MA 123)
  3. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus (MA 124)
  4. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (MA 225)
  5. CAS PY 211 Physics I (co-req. MA124)
  6. CAS PY 212 Physics II (PY 211)
  7. CAS PY 313 Elementary Modern Physics (MA 124 and PY212)
  8. ENG EK 301 Engineering Mechanics I (PY 211 and EK 127; co-req. MA 225)
  9. ENG ME 304 Energy and Thermodynamics (PY 211, co-req. MA 225)
  10. ENG ME 306 Introduction to Materials Science (PY 212; PY 313 recommended)
  11. -12.Track Courses - choose one track (a) through (d):
    1. Biomaterials - choose one sequence (either CH101 and 102 or CH171 and 172)
      1. CAS CH 101 General Chemistry I and CAS CH 102 General Chemistry II
          or
      2. CAS CH 171 Principles of General Chemistry and CAS CH 172 Principles of Organic Chemistry (CH171)
    2. Materials for Energy and Environment
      1. CAS CH 131 General Chemistry for the Engineering Sciences
      2. ENG EK 335 (S) Introduction to Environmental Engineering
          or
      3. ENG EK 408 (F) Introduction to Clean Energy and Storage Technologies (PY 211, PY212, CH131, MA 123)
    3. Electronic/Photonic Materials
      1. CAS CH 131 General Chemistry for the Engineering Sciences
      2. ENG EK 307 Electric Circuit Theory (co-reqs. MA 226 and PY212)
    4. Nanomaterials
      1. CAS CH 131 General Chemistry for the Engineering Sciences
      2. ENG EC 481 Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (PY 313)

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Mechanical Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127 Engineering Computation
  2. CAS MA 124 Calculus II (MA 123)
  3. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus (MA 124)
  4. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (MA 225)
  5. CAS PY 211 General Physics I (co-req. MA 124)
  6. ENG EK 102 Introduction to Linear Algebra for Engineers (EK 127) (2 cr.) and ENG ME 359 Introduction to Computer Aided Design (2cr.)
  7. ENG EK 301 Engineering Mechanics I (PY211 and EK127; co-req. MA 225)
  8. ENG EK 307 Electric Circuit Theory
  9. ENG ME 303 Fluid Mechanics (EK 301)
  10. ENG ME 304 Energy and Thermodynamics (PY 211, co-req. MA 225)
  11. ENG ME 305 Mechanics of Materials (EK 301)
  12. Choose one of the following:
    1. ENG ME 302 Engineering Mechanics II (EK 301)
    2. ENG ME 309 Structural Mechanics (ME 305)
    3. ENG ME 360 Product Design (ME 359)
    4. ENG ME 419 Heat Transfer (ME 303, ME 304, MA 226)

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Manufacturing Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127 Introduction to Engineering Computation
  2. ENG EK 102 Linear Algebra (EK 127) (2 cr)
  3. CAS MA 124 Calculus II (MA 123)
  4. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus (MA 124)
  5. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (MA 225)
  6. CAS PY 211 Physics I (MA123; co-req. MA124)
  7. ENG EK 301 Engineering Mechanics I (PY211 and EK127; co-req. MA 225)
  8. ENG EK 307 Electric Circuit Theory
  9. ENG ME 304 Energy and Thermodynamics (PY 211, co-req. MA 225)
  10. ENG ME 305 Mechanics of Materials (EK 301)
  11. ENG ME 306 Introduction to Materials Science (PY 212; PY 313 recommended)
  12. ENG ME 359 Introduction to Computer Aided Design (EK 156) (2 cr) and ENG ME 366 Probability & Statistics for Mechanical Engineers (EK 127) (2 cr)
  13. ENG ME 360 (F) Product Design (ME 359)

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Systems Engineering

  1. ENG EK 127 Introduction to Engineering Computation
  2. CAS MA 124 Calculus II (MA 123)
  3. CAS MA 225 Multivariate Calculus (MA 124)
  4. CAS MA 226 Differential Equations (MA 225)
  5. ENG EK 102 Introduction to Linear Algebra for Engineers (2 cr.) or CAS MA 142 Linear Algebra (2 cr.) (Co-req. MA 124)
  6. CAS MA 193 Discrete Mathematics for Engineering (2 cr.)
  7. Select one (1) course from the following list:
    1. ENG EC 381 Probability Theory in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MA 225)
    2. CAS MA 381 Elementary Probability (MA 225 or MA 230)
    3. ENG EK 500 Probability with Statistical Applications (MA 226)*
  8. Select one (1) course from the following list:
    1. ENG EC 401 Signals and Systems (MA 226, EK 307, EC 401)
    2. ENG BE 401 Signals and Systems in Biomedical Engineering (BE 200, MA 226, EK 307)
  9. Select one (1) course from the following list:
    1. ENG ME 411 Operations Research (ME 308 or MA 381), (EK 102 or MA 142)
    2. ENG EC 330 Applied Algorithms for Engineers (EC 327 and MA 193)
    3. CAS CS 330 Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms (CS 112, CS 113; coreq. MA 242 or CS 232; MA 294 or CS 235; or consent of instructor)
  10. -12. Select three (3) courses from the following list:
    1. ENG BE 402 Control Systems in Biomedical Engineering (BE 401) or
    2. ENG EC 402 Control Systems (MA 226, EK 307) or
    3. ENG ME 404 Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems (ME 302 or consent of instructor)
    4. ENG EC 415 Communication Systems (EC 401)
    5. ENG EC 441 Introduction to Computer Networking (EC 381, EC 401)
    6. ENG ME 420 Supply Chain Engineering (ME 345 or consent of instructor)
    7. CAS CS 455 Computer Networks (CS 330, CAS CS350 or consent of instructor)

Note: Only one of ENG EC 402, ENG ME 404, or ENG BE 402 is acceptable. Some choices of courses listed above may require additional prerequisite coursework.
*Courses used to satisfy LEAP Phase I requirements may not be used to satisfy MS degree requirements.

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Note: Some choices of courses listed above may require additional prerequisite coursework.

* Courses taken to satisfy LEAP Phase I requirements may not be used to satisfy MS degree requirements.