Curriculum Summary

In order to earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with an optional concentration from Trinity College, students must complete:

‚ÄčAll of:

‚ÄčAt least one of:

 

To learn more about each area either click on the links above or scroll down the page.

For incoming freshmen a suggested course sequence is provided for the first two years. Please contact the chair of the engineering department, or any engineering faculty, for scheduling advice.

 

Engineering Core (4 courses)

ENGR 212L - Linear Circuit Theory
ENGR 225 - Mechanics I
ENGR 232L - Engineering Materials
ENGR 312 - Automatic Control Systems 

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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Engineering Senior Capstone Design Project (2 courses) 

This is the capstone senior design experience composed of a year-long two course sequence:

ENGR 483 - Capstone Design I
ENGR 484 - Capstone Design II 

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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Mathematics & Natural Sciences (8 courses)

Engineering students must complete at least eight courses in mathematics, physics and chemistry. The Mathematics Placement Exam will determine the level of a student's first calculus. All Engineering students must progress through MATH 234-Differential Equations. 

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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (8 courses)

Engineering students must complete at least eight courses in arts, humanities, or the social sciences. At least two courses must be selected from the same subject area.

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Electrical Engineering (6 courses)

All of:
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 30lL - Signal Processing & Applications (OR ENGR 302 - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications OR ENGR 303 - Analog & Digital Communication)
ENGR 307L - Semiconductor Electronics I
ENGR 308L - Semiconductor Electronics II
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
Plus one of:
ENGR 110 - Engineering Computation & Analysis OR ENGR 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design: Mobile Robots
ENGR 226 - Mechanics II
ENGR 302  - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications
ENGR 303  - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 314L - VLSI Design Projects
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 337 - Thermodynamics
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling
ENGR 362L - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 372 - Heat Transfer
ENGR 431 - Experimental Design & Methods 

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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Mechanical Engineering (7 courses)

All of:
ENGR 226 - Mechanics II
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 337 - Thermodynamics
ENGR 362L - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 372 - Heat Transfer
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics (OR ENGR 431 - Experimental Design & Methods)
Plus one of:
ENGR 110 - Engineering Computation & Analysis OR ENGR 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design: Mobile Robots
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 301L - Signal Processing & Applications
ENGR 302 - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications
ENGR 303 - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 307L - Semiconductor Electronics I
ENGR 308L - Semiconductor Electronics II
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 314L - VLSI Design Projects
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling
ENGR 431 - Experimental Design & Methods

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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Computer Engineering (7 courses)

All of:
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 307L - Semiconductor Electronics I
ENGR 308L - Semiconductor Electronics II
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
CPSC 115L - Introduction to Computer Science
CPSC 215L - Lang. & Data Structures
Plus one additional upper-level CPSC course approved in advance by the Department Chair.

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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Biomedical Engineering (8 courses)

All of:
BIOL 140L - Biological Systems (OR BIOL 182L - Evolution of Life AND BIOL 183L - Cellular Basis of Life) 
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 301L  - Signal Processing & Applications (OR ENGR 302 - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications OR ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems)
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology (OR ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering)
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling (OR BIOL 319 - Animal Physiology)
Plus three of:   (at least two from 300 level or above)
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 226 - Mechanics II
ENGR 301L - Signal Processing & Applications
ENGR 302 - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications
ENGR 307L - Semiconductor Electronics I
ENGR 308L - Semiconductor Electronics II
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 314L - VLSI Design Projects
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling
ENGR 362L - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 372 - Heat Transfer
BEACON - Bioinstrumentation
BEACON - Biomaterials
BEACON - Medical Imaging
BEACON Engineering or University of Hartford course approved in advance by the Department Chair 

BIOL 319 is recommended as the natural science elective for BME concentration. If BIOL 182L and BIOL 183L is substituted for BIOL 140L, BIOL 183L will satisfy the natural science elective for BME concentration.

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.

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General Engineering (6 to 7 courses - total of 7 credits)

At least 7 course credits chosen from:
ENGR 110 - Engineering Computation & Analysis OR ENGR 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design: Mobile Robots
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 226 - Mechanics II
ENGR 301L - Signal Processing & Applications and/or ENGR 303 Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 302 - Image Processing/Biomedical Applications
ENGR 303 - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 307L - Semiconductor Electronics I
ENGR 308L - Semiconductor Electronics II
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 314L - VLSI Design Projects
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 337 - Thermodynamics
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling
ENGR 362L - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 372 - Heat Transfer
ENGR 431 - Experimental Design & Methods
Rensselaer at Hartford Engineering courses approved in advance by the  Department Chair
BEACON Engineering courses approved in advance by the Department Chair

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.
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