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Research/ Independent Study

Eligibility for undergraduate research and independent study is determined by each major within the College of Engineering.

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Requesting a Field Study, Independent Study or Undergraduate Research: 

The College of Engineering has a 2-phase application process for all field study, independent study, and undergraduate research experiences as indicated below:

Phase 1: Faculty will need to gain departmental approval to offer the field study, independent study, or undergraduate research -- instructions
Phase 2: Students will need apply to participate in the field study, independent study, or undergraduate research -- instructions

Fall 2021 Requests:
Phase 1: Instructor Request Form -- Form Type: Microsoft Forms (Trouble logging in?)
Phase 2: Student Request Form -- Form Type: Microsoft Forms (Trouble logging in?)


 

Requirements for each College of Engineering major are listed below. 

Department Minimum Overall GPA Minimum GPA in Major Other Requirements
Aerospace/Ocean Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Biological Systems Engineering 2.5 2.5  
Biomedical Engineering 2.5 2.5  
Chemical Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Civil and Environmental Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Construction Engineering Management 2.0 2.0  
Computer Science
CS 2974
2.5 2.5  
CS 4974 2.5 2.5 Requires completion of CS 3114 with a grade of "C" or better
CS 4994 2.5 3.0 Requires completion of CS 3114 with a grade of "C" or better
Electrical and Computer Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Engineering Education 2.0 2.0  
Engineering Science & Mechanics 2.5 2.0  
Industrial and Systems Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Mechanical Engineering 2.5 2.0  
Materials Science Engineering 2.0 2.0  
Mining and Minerals Engineering 2.0 2.0