Engineering Sciences Major Modified with Economics

Students interested in the Engineering Sciences major modified with Economics should contact Professor Geoffrey Parker.


Modified majors are expected to have a basic understanding of calculus, physics, chemistry, and computer science. First-year students interested in the major should take the placement test in mathematics.

Unless otherwise prohibited, prerequisites may be taken under the Non-Recording Option.

Mathematics (3 courses)

Physics (2 courses)

Chemistry (1 course)

Computer Science (choose 1 option, 1-2 courses)

Economics (2 courses)

Required Courses

Engineering Core Courses (3 courses)

Engineering Electives (3 courses, including 1 course from Group 1 and 2 from Group 2)

Economics Courses (choose 2 courses)

Economics Electives (choose a 2-course sequence from a single group)

Culminating Experience

Engineering Sciences majors complete a culminating experience, which is part of a course (either as one of the two electives or as an additional course). Normally taken during the senior year, the course is chosen from the following options:

Transfer Credit

No more than two transfer courses may be used for credit in the major.

Academic Standing

Satisfactory completion of the major requires a grade point average of 2.0 in the courses suitable for satisfying the major.