Your ESE Department Contact:

Staci Kaplan
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Office: Room 203 Moore
Email: stacilk@seas.upenn.edu

 

Undergraduate Degree Information

SSE Degree Requirements: Entered Fall 2010 through 2011

Mathematics: 5 CU
MATH 104
MATH 114
MATH 240
ESE 301 or STAT 430 or MATH 430
ESE 302 or STAT 431
Natural Sciences: 5.5 CU
PHYS 150 or PHYS 170
PHYS 151 or PHYS 171
CHEM 101/053 or BIOL 101 or BIOL 121
1 Elective: Mathematics or Natural Science
Engineering: 13.5 CU (minimum)
CIS 110
ESE 204
ESE 210
ESE 215/205
ESE 303
ESE 304
ESE 400
ESE 406
2 ESE Electives
ESE 450
ESE 451
1 ESE Specialization Course
Professional Electives: 6 CU1

1 Engineering Elective
2 Mathematics, Natural Science or Engineering Electives
3 Application Focus Electives

Social Science and Humanities: 7 CU2
2 Social Science Electives
2 Humanities Electives
1 Social Science or Humanities Elective
2 Social Science or Humanities or Technology in Business and Society Electives
Free Electives: 3 CU
3 courses meeting the requirements for Free Electives

1 The M, NS, or E electives should be selected with a view to providing foundations and tools for the application foci selections to follow.  Application foci courses should be chosen after first selecting an area of focus in consultation with the student's faculty advisor.

2 Three of the courses in the SSH category must satisfy the depth, writing, and ethics requirements. Courses that satisfy the Ethics requirement include: EAS 203, BE 303/EAS 303 and, via petition  LGST 210, LGST 220, SM 920, PHIL 002, PHIL 079, PHIL 372 and PHIL 472.