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Main Campus - Melbourne

College of Engineering
Edward H. Kalajian, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Dean
Matthew Jensen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

A student who wishes to postpone the selection of a major may enroll for up to one year as a general engineering student, following the curriculum described below. This curriculum is designed to allow students more time to become familiar with all College of Engineering academic programs. Students are urged to select degree programs as early in the year as possible; those who take the courses listed below and no others for the entire freshman year may have up to nine credit hours of coursework to make up later.

Fall (15 credit hours)
  • CHM 1101 General Chemistry 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
    Credit Hours: 0
  • EGN 1000 Introduction to Engineering
    Credit Hours: 0
  • FYE 1000 University Experience
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1001 Calculus 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • COM 1102 Writing About Literature
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1002 Calculus 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 1001 Physics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2091 Physics Laboratory 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Select one course:
  • CSE 1502 Introduction to Software Development With C++
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1503 Introduction to Software Development With FORTRAN
    Credit Hours: 0

Students in this program are advised by College of Engineering faculty until a degree program is selected. Once 30 credit hours (not including remedial courses) have been successfully completed, the student is expected to select a degree program. Acceptance into the desired degree program is automatic unless the student has been academically dismissed.