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Florida International University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

FIU FRESHMAN
Students seeking admission to an undergraduate degree program will be admitted by the Admissions Office if the following criteria are met:
a. All general admission requirements of the University are satisfied.
b. The student must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher in the FIU entry placement examination, in order to declare major in biomedical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, or mechanical engineering.
Transfer Students
All transfer students must meet the general University requirement for admission. The student must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher in order to declare major in biomedical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, or mechanical engineering. Students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all Calculus courses, Differential Equations, Physics I with Calculus, Physics II with Calculus, and Chemistry I. There is a two-step process in the evaluation of transfer credits.
a. The Office of Admissions will make a preliminary evaluation of the student’s background for general compliance and determination of applicable Core Curriculum courses taken.
b. The specific department will determine the exact transfer of applicable credit. The departmental evaluation is the final word in this matter.
FIU adheres to the Florida Department of Education Articulation Agreement between the Universities and Community Colleges of the State of Florida. Therefore, transfer of credit from Florida Community Colleges is facilitated. Preference is given to Associate of Arts degree holders from Florida Community Colleges. For holders of other degrees, it is suggested that application is made about three months prior to the beginning of the term. For specific course requirements, see the departmental sections, shown later in the catalog.

Master's Degree Requirements

Prospective students seeking a graduate degree in the College must satisfy all university admission requirements as well as the specific program requirements. General requirements for the MS degree includes a BS in engineering or equivalent area, a GPA score of 3.0/4.0 or higher in upper level undergraduate work, and official GRE scores (if applicable). Each department evaluates candidates for admission to its programs. Prospective students should refer to the appropriate section of the catalog for specific admission requirements and for contact information of the Graduate Programs Directors.

Doctoral Degree Requirements

Prospective students seeking a graduate degree in the College must satisfy all university admission requirements as well as the specific program requirements. General requirements for the Ph.D. degree includes an MS in engineering or equivalent area, a GPA score of 3.0/4.0 or higher in upper level undergraduate work, a GPA of at least 3.3/4.0 in the master’s program (if applicable depending on program requirement), as well as official GRE scores. Each department evaluates candidates for admission to its programs. Prospective students should refer to the appropriate section of the catalog for specific admission requirements and for contact information of the Graduate Programs Directors.