COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & SCIENCE

Engineering and Science Minors

Actuarial Science

The minor in Actuarial Science is a minor offered by the Mathematics and Statistics program that requires 18 credit hours to complete. The minor prepares students to work in a range of fields, including positions in industrial and government jobs that analyze the potential for undesirable events to occur and plan for those events.

Students minoring in Actuarial Science complete the following courses.

  • INEN 301 (or ACCT 202)
  • STAT 405
  • MATH 315
  • MATH 490 (9 hours) in a statistics area in support of Actuarial Science

NOTE: For Mathematics majors who wish to minor in Actual Science, MATH 315, STAT 405, and nine hours of MATH 490 used for the Actuarial Science minor cannot be counted toward major requirements; a 300-level or above mathematics course needs to be used in place of INEN 301 to fulfill the major requirement.

Biomedical Engineering

A minor in Biomedical Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Biomedical Engineering (BIEN) courses approved by the Biomedical Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Chemical Engineering

A minor in Chemical Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Chemical Engineering (CMEN) courses approved by the Chemical Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Chemistry

A minor in chemistry consists of Chemistry 250, 251, 252, 253, and 254 and eleven additional hours of chemistry, of which eight must be 300 – or 400-level.

Civil Engineering

A minor in Civil Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Civil Engineering (CVEN) and/or Mechanics and Materials (MEMT) courses approved by the Civil Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Computer Science

Students in other departments who wish to minor in Computer Science are required to take 21 semester hours of Computer Science courses consisting of Computer Science 100, 120, 122, 220, 325, and six additional hours at the 300-level or above.

Electrical Engineering

A minor in Electrical Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Electrical Engineering (ELEN) courses approved by the Electrical Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Industrial Engineering

A minor in Industrial Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Industrial Engineering (INEN) courses approved by the Industrial Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Mathematics

Students in other departments who wish to minor in mathematics are required to take Math 242, 243, 244, 245 and an additional 9 semester hours earned in statistics courses or mathematics courses numerically above Math 300 and Statistics 200 (other than STAT
402). No more than 6 semester hours may be in statistics. Note: The student must have met all prerequisite requirements before enrolling in any mathematics or statistics course.

Mechanical Engineering

A minor in Mechanical Engineering consists of 21 credit hours of Mechanical Engineering (MEEN) and/or Mechanics and Materials (MEMT) courses approved by the Mechanical Engineering Program Chair. At least 12 hours of these courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Physics

Students from other departments who elect a minor in physics should complete Physics 201, 202, 261, 262 and 14 semester hours of advanced courses 300-400 level.