CEAPS Academic Policy

Academic Policies for Engineering Majors

Class Load


The minimum load for a full-time undergraduate engineering student is (12) credit hours per semester. A student who registers for less than the minimum load is classified as a part-time student. The maximum load for a full-time undergraduate engineering student in good stand­ing is eighteen (18) credit hours per semester, exclusive of basic ROTC. Exceptions to the above may be recommended by the Dean and must be approved by the Provost, based on the academic performance and the recommendation of the stu­dent's faculty advisor.

Minimum Standards for Retention
The standards for retention are listed in the TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR UNDERGRADUATES.

Requirements for Graduation
The requirements for graduation are listed in the TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR UNDERGRADUATES. In addition, the following special requirements for engineering students are listed for references:

  1. They must earn a minimum grade of "C" in required Engineering, Mathematics, and Science courses.
  2. They must satisfy the engineering faculty that they are suitable representatives of Tuskegee University.


Academic Advisement
All students in the College are advised in the selection of courses and guided in the registration process by a designated faculty advisor.

Advisor's Responsibility
Faculty Advisor's responsibility includes:

  1. Explaining the curriculum, provisional sheet, and flowchart to the advisee.
  2. Explaining to the advisee, the curriculum in particular, the Socio-Humanistic, Science and Technical Electives and their sequential nature.
  3. Assisting the students in the selection of courses and other academic matters.

Student's Responsibility
It is the student's responsibility to:

  1. Understand the curriculum, Academic Regulations and Procedures for Tuskegee University.
  2. Choose the courses in the order shown on the flowchart which guarantees that the co-requisites and pre-requisites are satisfied.
  3. Keep the Faculty Advisor informed about his/her plans, academic progress and problems.
  4. Meet all requirements for graduation.

CURRICULA REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERING DISCIPLINES

Baccalaureate degrees are offered in four engineering disciplines-Aerospace Science (AENG), Chemical (CENG), Electrical (EENG) and Mechanical (MENG). The minimum semester credit hours required for graduation are as follows:

Requirements

AENG

CENG

EENG

MENG

Basic Science and Mathematics

33

31

34

34

Basic Engineering

18

16

16

18

Socio-Humanistic and Other

27

27

27

27

Upper Level Engineering

52

58

54

52

Total

130

132

131

131


Common Core Credits

Basic Sciences and Mathematics

AENG

CENG

EENG

MENG

MATH0207, 0208, 0209-Calculus I, II, III

12

12

12

12

MATH0307-Differential Equations

3

3

3

3

MATH0461-Engineering Mathematics

3

3

3

3

CHEM0231, 0233,-Inorganic Chemistry & Lab.

4

5

5

5

PHYS0310, 0311-General Physics

6

6

6

6

PHYS0313, 314-General Physics Labs

2

2

2

2

Science Elective(s)

3

0

3

3

 

33

31

34

34

 

Basic Engineering

AENG

CENG

EENG

MENG

MENG0131-Engineering Graphics

0

0

0

3

EENG0292-Freshman Engr. Design

0

0

3

0

MENG0206-Mechanical Dissection

0

0

0

2

AENG0101-Freshman Aerospace Seminar

2

0

0

0

AENG0201-Sophomore Aerospace Seminar

2

0

0

0

AENG0131-Intro. to Aerospace Eng.& Design

2

0

0

0

AENG0267-Aerospace Analysis & Design

3

0

0

0

MENG0211-Statics

3

3

3

3

MENG0212-Dynamics

3

0

0

3

MENG0132-Freshman Design

0

0

0

1

MENG0237-Engineering Probability and Statistics

0

3

3

3

CSCI0205/0229-FORTRAN or C++ Prog.

3

3

3

3

EENG 0260/0260L-Intro. Logic Circuit Lab

0

0

4

0

CENG 0210-Materials & Energy Balances

0

4

0

0

CENG 0220-Fluid Mechanics

0

3

0

0

Total

18

16

16

18

Socio-Humanistic and Others listed Below (For All Engineering Majors)

IORE

0100-Orientation

1

 

Socio-Hum. Electives

18

READ

0101, 0102

2*

ENGL

0101, 0102 - English Composition

6

 

Physical Educ. Electives

2

Total

 

27

*If needed; credits do not count toward degree requirements

 

A program of electives is designed to provide opportunities for cultural enrichment and to enable the in-depth study of selected areas of interest. All departments have used the ABET criteria in providing the 18-hours of socio-humanistic electives: literature, history, economics, government, languages, sociology, psychology, fine arts and philosophy are recommended. All electives (socio-humanistic, science, technical design) are chosen in consultation with the faculty advisor and require departmental approval. Students are required to take two sequences (six hours each), one of humanities and one of social science. Up to six semester hours of elective credit may be earned upon satisfactory completing of approved Air Force ROTC courses .

Variations of Freshman schedules may be necessary depending on a student's preparation and ability, and on possible need to earn partial support. The key to success in the engineering courses lies in the mathematics sequence. The Department of Mathematics may recommend placement in pre-Calculus (100 level) Mathematics courses; these courses do not earn degree credit in Engineering.