Curriculum Summary

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

​All of:

​At 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 (5 courses)

ENGR 200 - Meas., Instr., & Analysis
ENGR 212L - Linear Circuit Theory
ENGR 225 - Mechanics I
ENGR 232 - 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. All Engineering students must have earned credit for at least two calculus-based physics courses. AP credit is accepted toward these 8 courses.

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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (8 course credits)

Engineering students must complete at least eight course credits in arts, humanities, or the social sciences. At least two courses must be selected from the same subject area. All first-year seminars count toward these 8 credits.

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Proof of Computer Programming Proficiency

Students must demostrate proficiency in computer programming by course or exam. The courses that satisfy this requirement are: ENGR 110, ENGR 301L, ENGR 323L, ENGR 357, CPSC 115L, and CPSC 215L.

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Electrical Engineering Concentration (6 courses)

All of:
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 30lL - Signal Processing & Applications
ENGR 303L - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 305L - Intro. to Microelectronic Circuits
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 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 337 - Thermodynamics
ENGR 346L Computational Neuroscience
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
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 Concentration (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 303L - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 305L - Intro. to Microelectronic Circuits
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems 
ENGR 346L Computational Neuroscience​
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 431 - Experimental Design & Methods

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

All of:
ENGR 221L - Digital Circuits & Systems
ENGR 305L - Intro. to Microelectronic Circuits
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
One additional upper-level ENGR course approved in advance by the Department Chair.
CPSC 115L - Introduction to Computer Science
CPSC 215L - Lang. & Data Structures
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 Concentration (8 courses)

All of:
BIOL 140L - Biological Systems  OR BIOL 319L - Animal Physiology OR BIOL 182L - Evolution of Life AND BIOL 183L - Cellular Basis of Life 
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
ENGR 301L  - Signal Processing & Applications  OR ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology OR ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
BIOL 319L - Animal Physiology​ OR ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling 

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 303L - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 305L - Intro. to Microelectronic Circuits
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials 
ENGR 346L Computational Neuroscience​
ENGR 357 - Physiological Modeling
ENGR 362L - Fluid Mechanics
ENGR 372 - Heat Transfer

If BIOL 182L and BIOL 183L are substituted for BIOL 140L, BIOL 183L will satisfy the natural science elective for BME concentration.  BIOL 319L can oly count toward one requirement.

To read detailed descriptions of Engineering Department courses click here.

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General Engineering Concentration (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 303L - Analog & Digital Communication
ENGR 305L - Intro. to Microelectronic Circuits
ENGR 311 - Electrophysiology
ENGR 316 - Neural Engineering
ENGR 323L - Microprocessor Systems
ENGR 325L - Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 337 - Thermodynamics  
​ENGR 346L Computational Neuroscience​
ENGR 353 - Biomechanics
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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