General Education Requirements

Gen Ed Requirements for Electrical and Computer Engineering Majors in a Nutshell

Overview of 2013 & 2014 general education requirements for electrical and computer engineering majors with link to Michigan Tech's General Education Advising page.

12 CreditsGeneral Education Requirements
UN 1015 – CompositionFreshman year, 1st Semester (or 2nd)
UN 1025 – Global IssuesFreshman year, 2nd Semester (or 2nd)
HUFA – Select one course from HUFA listSophomore year, 1st or 2nd Semester
SBS – Select one course from SBS listSophomore year, 2nd or 1st Semester
12 Credits(HASS Requirements)
 

At least 6 credits must be level 3000 or above. 

No more than 3 credits may be taken from the Creative Endeavors List.

No more than 3 credits may be taken from the Supplemental list.  

3 units(Co-curricular courses)

 

Total = 24 Credits plus 3 units of co-curricular activity

EC 3400 - Economic Decision Analysis, is suggested for EE and CpE majors.

Computer Engineers using catalog years 2005-06 through 2012-13 take one of the following in HASS:

Modern Language Option for UN1025 - Global Issues: Students may use one upper level language course in place of UN1025.

Modern Language Option for UN1002 – World Cultures: Prior to fall 2013- Students may take two semesters of language plus UN 1003(Spring) in place of  UN 1002.  

For modern language placement questions, contact the Humanities Department at 906-487-2540.

HASS Elective Rules:

  • No more than 3 credits may be taken from the Creative Endeavors List and applied to general education.
  • No more than 3 credits may be taken from the Supplemental List and applied to general education.
  • At least 6 credits of HASS electives must be level 3000 or higher for all students, including transfer students.

HASS prior to fall 2013:  15 credits HASS required; same rules.  

Core prior to fall 2013: UN1001(or HUFA), UN1002(or UN1025), UN2001(or UN1015) & UN2002(or SBS).