Course Requirements for Engineering Plans

Specific course prerequisites for Dual-Degree Engineering programs of study at affiliated schools are listed below.  All dual degree programs require that the student complete the general education requirements of Augustana College, although Capstone (Area 4.3) can be waived. A major must also be completed at Augustana, but it is common for many departments to allow one or more courses to be transferred back from the engineering school in order to complete major requirements.


The following courses should be completed at Augustana College if you wish to participate in the dual degree engineering program with the University of Minnesota . In addition, a 2.8 GPA in technical courses is required for most engineering areas, although a higher 3.2 GPA in technical courses is required for Biomedical, Mechanical, and Chemical Engineering.

All areas of engineering require:
CHEM 120 — Introduction to Chemistry (not required for Computer Engineering)
MATH 151 — Calculus I
MATH 152 — Calculus II
MATH 153 — Calculus III
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 221 — General Physics I
PHYS 222 — General Physics II

Aerospace Engineering also requires:
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics

Bio-based Product Engineering also requires:
BIOL 120 — Biological Principles I
BIOL 234 — Cell Biology
BIOL 354 — Biological Chemistry
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 202 — Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 301 — Physical Chemistry I

Biomedical Engineering also requires:
BIOL 120 — Biological Principles I
BIOL 121 — Biological Principles II
BIOL 225 — Human Physiology
BIOL 234 — Cell Biology
BIOL 354 — Biological Chemistry
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics

Bioproducts and Biosystems also requires:
BIOL 120 — Biological Principles I
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course),
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics
*Additional courses for Bioproducts Engineering, Bioprocessing & Food Engineering emphases:
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 202 — Organic Chemistry II

Chemical Engineering also requires:
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 202 — Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 301 — Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 302 — Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 311 — Advanced Analytical Chemistry
COSC 210 — Computer Science I

Civil Engineering also requires:
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics

Computer Engineering also requires:
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
COSC 211 — Computer Science II
COSC 260 — Computer Science III
COSC 310 — Operating Systems
MATH 320 — Discrete Structures
PHYS 235 — Computer Organization
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics

Electrical Engineering also requires:
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
COSC 210 — Computer Science I and at least one course taught using C++
PHYS 235 — Computer Organization
(Recommended) PHYS 331 — Electronics for Science and Engineering

Geological Engineering also requires:
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics

Materials Science Engineering also requires:
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I

Mechanical Engineering also requires:
(Recommended) BIOL 120 — Biological Principles I
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics


The following courses should be completed at Augustana College if you wish to participate in the dual degree engineering program with Washington University in St. Louis . A student's GPA must exceed 3.25 in both their technical coursework and in their overall coursework.

All engineering majors require:
MATH 151 — Calculus I
MATH 152 — Calculus II
MATH 153 — Calculus III
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 221 — General Physics I
PHYS 222 — General Physics II
CHEM 120 — Introduction to Chemistry
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
COSC 210 — Computer Science I

Humanities and Social Science: must complete at least 18 credit hours, which must include six courses hours in Humanities, six credit hours in Social Sciences, and at least three credit hours in upper level courses (300 - 400).

Biomedical Engineering also requires:
BIOL 120 — Biological Principles I
BIOL 121 — Biological Principles II
BIOL 234 — Cell Biology

Chemical Engineering also requires:
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 202 — Organic Chemistry II


The following courses should be completed at Augustana College if you wish to participate in the Combined Plan engineering program with  Columbia University. In addition to the above requirements, students must be enrolled full time at Augustana College for the past two years and have an overall and pre-engineering GPA of 3.30 or higher as calculated by Columbia.

All engineering majors require:
MATH 151 — Calculus I
MATH 152 — Calculus II
MATH 153 — Calculus III
PHYS 221 — General Physics I
PHYS 222 — General Physics II
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
CHEM 120 — Introduction to Chemistry
COSC 210 — Computer Science I
Satisfaction of the Augustana General Education requirements, including ECON 120 — Principles of Economics I and ENGL 110 — First-Year Composition.

Applied Mathematics or Applied Physics also requires:
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I
(Recommended) BIOL 234 — Cell Biology

 

Biomedical Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 331 — Electronics for Science and Engineering
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I

 

Chemical Engineering also requires:
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I

 

Civil Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 321 — Computational Physics
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics

 

Computer Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
MATH 320 — Discrete Structures
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I

 

Earth and Environmental Engineering also requires:
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course),
One of the following courses:
CHEM 201 — Organic Chemistry I
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I
BIOL 234 — Cell Biology
Courses in geology and alternative energy resourses are recommended, but may be taken at Columbia university.

 

Electrical Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 331 — Electronics for Science and Engineering
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I

 

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR): Engineering Management Systems also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
COSC 260 — Computer Science III
ACCT 210 — Principles of Accounting I
BSAD 330 — Principles of Finance

 

IEOR: Financial Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
COSC 260 — Computer Science III
ACCT 210 — Principles of Accounting I
BSAD 330 — Principles of Finance

 

IEOR: Industrial Engineering also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
COSC 260 — Computer Science III
ACCT 210 — Principles of Accounting I
BSAD 330 — Principles of Finance

 

IEOR: Operations Research also requires:
MATH 220 — Linear Algebra
MATH 315 — Probability and Statistics
COSC 260 — Computer Science III
ACCT 210 — Principles of Accounting I
BSAD 330 — Principles of Finance

 

Engineering Mechanics also requires:
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics

 

Materials Science and Engineering also requires:
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 371 — Modern Physics I
CHEM 135 — Inorganic Qualitative Analysis (or new General Chemistry II equivalent course)

 

Mechanical Engineering also requires:
MATH 310 — Differential Equations
PHYS 331 — Electronics for Science and Engineering
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics
One of the following:
PHYS 341 — Analytical Mechanics
BIOL 234 — Cell Biology