Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
3
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 1 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
3
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 2 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
Physical Education 1
 Term Credits19
Second Year
1st Semester
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
Physical Education 1
Elective 3
 Term Credits13
2nd Semester
MATH 222 Differential Equations 4
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level):GUR Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Elective 3
 Term Credits13
Third Year
1st Semester
MATH 333 Probability and Statistics 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Term Credits18
Fourth Year
1st Semester
ESC 491 Research and Independent Study I 3
Capstone Seminar Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level):GUR Elective 3
Engineering Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Elective 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
Management:GUR Elective 3
Science/Engineering Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits127
1

FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design is taken concurrently with either HUM 100 English Composition: Reading, Writing, Speaking II or HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 

2

Half of the students will take this course in reverse order.

Electives

English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level) GUR
Select two of the following:6
The Pre-Modern World
The Modern World
The Twentieth-Century World
2XX
200-level history courses at Rutgers-Newark
Social Sciences (lower-level) GUR 1
Select one of the following Economics courses:3
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Understanding Technological Society
General Psychology
Sociology
Select one of the following:3
Society, Technology, and the Environment
Technology, Society and Culture: An American View
Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View
Capstone Seminar in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following. Honors College students select honors section.3
Humanities Senior Seminar - Literature
Humanities Senior Seminar - History
Humanities Senior Seminar - Philosophy
Humanities Senior Seminar - English
Humanities Senior Seminar - Theater
Humanities Senior Seminar - Science, Technology, and Society
Humanities Senior Seminar - Social Science
Physical Education GUR 2
PE 1XXPhysical Education course1
Physical Education course1
Management GUR
Select one of the following: 33
Engineering Management
Principles of Management
Leadership and Management I
1

Students also may take approved introductory courses in basic social sciences at Rutgers-Newark to fulfill this requirement. 

2

Students are urged to complete the requirement as soon as possible.

3

Acceptable only for students taking the aerospace option. Students enrolled in a dual degree program between architecture and management take HRM 601 Organizational Behavior to fulfill this requirement.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.