SAMPLE FOUR-YEAR PLAN FOR  ENGINEERING  

(Printable PDF and FlowchartOct 2011
 
Note:  1) Students interested in 2-2 pre-engineering curriculum follow Loras engineering curriculum for first two years.
2)  Engineering students are encouraged to complete internships or related work experience during summer months.
3) The Engineering program requires students to achieve a grade of C- or better in each of its program courses.  These include all of the courses beginning with CHE, CIT, EGR, MAT or PHY.                              
 
 
JANUARY TERM
New students are required to complete a minimum of two January term courses.
Students who transfer in 40 credits or more are required to complete one January term course.
CR
January Term  - First Year 3
January Term – Junior Year 3
 
 
FRESHMAN YEAR FALL SEMESTER   FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING SEMESTER  
Title CR Title CR
LIB 100 :  Modes of Inquiry 3 EGR 106: Intro. to Engineering II 3
EGR 105:  Intro. to Engineering I 3 EGR 231:  Engineering Statics 3
MAT 150:  Calculus I 4 MAT 160:  Calculus II 4
CHE 115: General Chemistry 4 LIB 105: College Writing *  or  Lib 110: Public Speaking 3
LIB 105: College Writing *  or  Lib 110: Public Speaking 3 LIB 130  or LIB 135:  Catholic Traditions 3
 
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL SEMESTER   SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING SEMESTER  
Title CR Title CR
LIB 220:  Democracy & Global Diversity 3 PHY 224: Physics for Engineers II 5
PHY 223:  Physics for Engineers I 5 CIT 115: Programming & Software Design Basics 4
EGR 232: Engineering Dynamics 3 EGR 236: Mechanics of Materials or General Elective 3-4
MAT 260: Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 4 MAT 310: Ordinary Differential Equations 3
 
 
JUNIOR YEAR FALL SEMESTER   JUNIOR YEAR SPRING SEMESTER  
Title CR Title CR
General Elective 3 Advanced Gen. Ed. Elective ** 3-4
EGR 335: Electric Circuits or EGR 342: Dynamic Systems 4 Advanced Gen. Ed. Elective ** 3
CIT 225: Data Structures 4 Advanced Gen. Ed. Elective ** 4
CIT 219: Computer Organization 4 EGR 333: Fluid Mechanics or EGR 334: Thermodynamics 3
    EGR 236: Mechanics of Materials or General Elective 3-4
 
 
SENIOR YEAR FALL SEMESTER   SENIOR YEAR SPRING SEMESTER  
Title CR Title CR
Advanced Gen. Ed. Elective ** 3-4 EGR 491: Senior Capstone Eng. Design II 4
EGR 342: Dynamic Systems or EGR 335: Electric Circuits 3 EGR 489: Engineering Review and Assessment 1
LIB 305: Portfolio 1 EGR 334: Thermodynamics or EGR 333: Fluid Mechanics 3
EGR 490: Senior Capstone Eng. Design I 4 General Elective 3
EGR 488: Engineering Topics and Review 1 Advanced Gen. Ed. Elective ** 3
General Elective 3    
   *  ENG 111 Critical Writing may be taken in place of LIB 105
** Courses taken as Advanced Gen. Ed. electives must include one course from each of the following categories:
 Aesthetic Dimension (AA), Cultural Traditions (AC), Humanity in the Physical Universe (AH), Identify and Community (AI), and Values and Decision Making (AV).   Additionally, two of these Gen. Ed. courses must be completed as cross registered cluster courses taken during the same semester.
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