Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Program Requirement Notes


1 Students are encouraged to supplement their program of study by taking unrestricted electives from any of the colleges in the University.

2 Architectural Design + Technology major includes all AET courses (old curricula prior to F2019)

   Architecture Design + Technology major includes all ADT courses.

3 A grade of C or better is required to advance through the architectural design course sequence:

      AET 123, AET 233, AET 244, AET 352, AET 371, AET 472 (old curricular F2016 - F2019)  

      ADT 123 , ADT 233 , ADT 244 , ADT 352P , ADT 371 , and ADT 472  (new curriula F2019 forward)

4 Technical specialties for the standard program are 4-credit-upper-level courses in the major, and include ADT 343 , 353 , 356 , 359 , 362 , 366 , 373 , 384 , 471 , 473 , and 481 .

   Construction Management concentration in Architectural Engineering Technology:  Required technical specialties are:

  • ADT 353  
  • two other upper-level courses in the major as listed above.

   Required professional electives are:

For AET (AD +T) students entering their senior year who wish to pursue the 48- credit M. Arch track 1 (Accelerated M.Arch), have a minimum GPA of 3.40, and have been accepted into the program, you must take the following 4 courses to satisfy the undergraduate (UG) and pre-requisite requirements for  the 48-credit M.Arch Track 1 :

  • ARC 513, 3 credits for required UG professional elective, 3 credits
  • ARC 515 4 credits for required UG technical specialty, 4 credits
  • ARC 511, 6 credits for required AET/ADT 489 Senior Capstone Project, 4 credits
  • ARC 500 level course, 3 or 4 credits for 2nd required UG professional elective, 3 credits

5 The University Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) requires 12 credits, one in each of the following categories:

  • UISA Artistic and Creative Expression
  • UISC Cultural and Historic Interpretation
  • UISS Social Context and Change
  • UIST Natural, Scientific, and Technological Exploration

Engineering students must take UISC 180 - A Western Heritage: The Humanities  or UISC 212 - Discovering America III: American Civilization, 1945 to Present  and UISS 340D - Ethics in the Professions  for a letter grade.

Engineering technology students in architecture, audio, computer and electonic, electronic, or electromechanical, majors must take UISS 340D - Ethics in the Professions  for a letter grade.

6 Lab science electives include any 4 credit science with a lab BIO, CH, PHY, SCI, and 4 credit UIST courses that include a lab (except UIST 150)

7 Technology professional electives are courses that contribute to a student’s career goals and objectives, including courses in architecture, engineering technology, engineering, science, mathematics, business, computer science, technology, fine arts, music, and education. Courses from other areas may be taken if approved using a substitution/waiver form.

8 Engineering professional/acoustics electives include courses in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics. Generally, these electives should be at the 200 level or above. For mechanical engineering, electives should typically be ES, BE, CE, ECE, and ME at the 300 level or higher and must be approved by the advisor. For civil engineering, electives should be CE courses that are 300 level or higher and must be approved by the advisor.

9 Humanities electives normally include history, art history, music history, cinema, communications (other than applied courses), drama, English and English literature, foreign and modern languages, and philosophy. The social science electives are anthropology, economics, languages, politics and government, psychology, and sociology.

10 Includes all ES, BE, CE, ME, and ECE courses; and CS courses for the computer engineering degree.

11Professional electives for Civil Engineering Concentrations:

Environmental professional electives must be selected from the following list:

  • CE 421 - Water Quality Engineering II  
  • CE 502 - Groundwater Hydrology
  • CE 503 - Geographic Information Systems in Practice
  • CE 504 - Connecticut Environmental Regulations and Policy
  • CE 509 - Pollution Prevention
  • CE 523 - Engineering Hydrology
  • CE 524 - Solid Waste Management
  • CE 525 - Hazardous Waste Management
  • CE 550 - Water Quality Engineering
  • CE 591 - Special Topics in Civil/Environmental Engineering (Waste Management)
  • CH 519 - Applied Environmental Chemistry
  • CH 539 - Organic Chemistry for Environmental Engineers

Construction Concentration professional electives must be selected from the following list:

  • CE 340 - Construction Management            
  • CE 442 - Construction Planning & Schedulingg            
  • MGT 310 - Managing Org. Behavior (PE f/ Constr. Conc. only)

12 Senior design project must be an environmental engineering-related subject.

13ECE electives include ECE 234 (electrical only, required for computer) or any 300, 400, or 500 level ECE course.

Electrical engineering sequences provide greater depth and understanding of a field or specialty.

Typical sequences are given below.  Other sequences may be approved by the chair.  Dual-listed courses cannot be counted together as a sequence.

  • Computer Systems: Two courses from ECE 334, ECE 335, ECE 336, ECE 532, ECE 534
  • Communications: Two courses from ECE 423, ECE 521, ECE 525, ECE 540
  • Controls: Two courses from ECE 442, ECE 445 , ECE 542, ECE 543, ECE 544, ECE 545
  • Electric Power: Two courses from ECE 471/473, ECE 571, ECE 572, ECE 573, ECE 575, ECE 576
  • System Simulation: Two courses from ECE 435 , ECE 530, ECE 537, ECE 551, ECE 555
  • VLSI Design: ECE 565 and ECE 567
  • Robotics: ECE 448 & ECE 449
  • Computer Networks: ECE 493 (ECE 427) Intro to Computer Networks & Cybersecurity & ECE 428 Wireless Networks

 14 Computer science electives include CS 275 and any 300 or 400 level CS courses with the exception of cooperative education, studies in computer science, and independent study in computer Science.

 15 For the Electronic engineering technology major all ECT 300-400 level courses are included. 

  • For the Electromechanical engineering technology major, ECT 300-400 level, MET 300-400 level courses are included.

16 Technical specialties are ECT 300 or 400 level courses in the major, including ET 380  and ET 480 .

  • Acceptable technical specialties for the electromechanical major also include MET 300 or 400-level courses.
  • For the Electromechanical engineering technology major, ECT 300-400 level, MET 300-400 level courses are included.

17 Computer and Electronic engineering techncology major includes CS, ES, ECT, MWD courses.

18 Technical specialties are upper-level courses in the major. Acceptable specialties are CS 320 , 330 , 331 , 340 , 351 , 355 , 460W , 365 , 371 , 375 , 451 , ET 380 , 480 , ECT 300 or 400-level courses. 

19 Audio ET major includes AUD, COM, ECT, ES, MET, MPT, and TH courses.

20 Technical specialties are upper-level CETA and Hartt School courses in the major. Acceptable specialties are AUD 462 COM 462 , 463 , 466 , CS 220P , 320 , 330 , 331 , 340 , 351 , 355 , 460W , 365 , 371 , 375 , 451 , ECT 232 , 242 , ECT 300- or 400-level courses; MET 300- or 400-level courses; TH 210W , 211W , 330 , 333 , 410 , 420 , 421 , 422 , 435 , 455 .  Professional electives for Audio Engineering Technology are ECT 232, 242, ECT 300 or 400-level; ET 100, 180, 200, 280, 300, 380, 400, 480; MET 236, 243, MET 300 or 400 -level; MTH 352; or any course with the following codes: AC, AFR, BAR, BIO, BL, CH, EC, ENT, FIN, INS, MEW, MGT, MIS, MKT, MUM, PHY, QNT, SCI.

Additional select courses may be take in the following course codes: CIN, CMM, COM, DRA, HLM, MDA, MPT, TH, VDO.  (Please see CETA 100 on Blackboard for a list of which select courses are acceptable.)

21 Six optional credits in recording studio techniques.

22 Mechanical ET major includes ECT, ES, ME, and MET courses.

23 Technical specialties are upper-level courses in the major. Acceptable specialties are  MET 473 , 474 , and 483 .

24 First area of specialization electives must be any 200 level or above engineering course (BE, CE, ECE, ES, ME).

25 Second area of specialization electives must be courses at the 200 level or above in engineering or related majors as outlined in approved program of study.

26 Acceptable courses in the energy engineering and sustainable design concentration (Only one non-ME course from the list below is acceptable toward the concentration):

27Acceptable professional electives in the manufacturing concentration (Only one non-ME course from the list below is acceptable toward the concentration):

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  • ME/CE 507 Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 510/CE 500 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 512 Precision Engineering
  • ME 513 Advanced Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • ME 514 Principles of Dimensional Metrology
  • ME 515 Gage Quantification
  • ME 516 Manufacturing Metrology Project
  • ME 519 Six Sigma Principles and Applications
  • ME 580 Quality Tools in Product Design
  • ME 582 Reliability Engineering

28Acceptable professional electives in the turbomachinery concentration:

29Acceptable professional electives in the computational concentration:

  • ME 408/507, Finite Element Analysis
  • ME/ECE 437/537/537, Multidisciplinary Modeling
  • ME 438, Multidisciplinary Modeling II (or ME 538)
  • ME 455/555, Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) (or ME 555)

30Acceptable professional electives in the robotics concentration:

  • Options for 2 or 3 of the required professional electives
  • ME 450, Vibrations II (or ME 550)
  • ME 465, Machine Vision & Robotics (or ME 565)
  • ME 512, Precision Engineering
  • ME 582, Reliability Engineering
  • ES 493, Engineering Research
  • Additional Option for 3rd required professional elective
  • ECE 448, Intro to Robotics (or ME 548)
  • ECE 591, Adv Robotics
  • CS 351, Intro to Artificial Intelligence
  • CS 460 Software Development,
  • ME 455, Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) (or ME 555)

31Music history electives for BSE-Acoustical Engineering & Music: