General Education Requirements
Gen Ed Requirements for Electrical and Computer Engineering Majors in a Nutshell
Overview of general education requirements for electrical and computer engineering majors with link to Michigan Tech's General Education Advising page.
|12 Credits||General Education Requirements|
|UN 1015 – Composition||Freshman year, 1st Semester (or 2nd)|
|UN 1025 – Global Issues||Freshman year, 2nd Semester (or 2nd)|
|HUFA – Select one course from HUFA list||Sophomore year, 1st or 2nd Semester|
|SBS – Select one course from SBS list||Sophomore year, 2nd or 1st Semester|
|12 Credits||(HASS Requirements)|
|At least 6 credits must be level 3000 or above. Students may take courses marked with an "*" in their first year. No more than 3 credits may be taken from either the Creative Endeavors or Supplemental lists and applied to HASS elective requirements.|
|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
Modern Language Option for UN1025 - Global Issues: Students may use one upper level language course in place of UN1025.
Modern Language Option for UN 1002 – World Cultures: Students may take two semesters of language plus UN 1003(Spring) in place of UN 1002. UN 1003 must be taken in Spring semester along with one HU xxxx language course. Last opportunity for this option is summer 2013. A new language option begins Fall 2013. Students may take a level IIA or higher language course in place of UN1002/UN1025.
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.