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

 

Undergraduate Degree Information

SSE Degree Requirements: Entered Fall 2014 and Beyond

Mathematics: 5 CU
MATH 104
MATH 114
MATH 240
ESE 301
ESE 302
Natural Sciences: 5 CU
PHYS 140, PHYS 150 or PHYS 170
PHYS 141, PHYS 151 or PHYS 171
CHEM 101, BIOL 101 or BIOL 121
1 Natural Science Lab, 1 cu total: PHYS 150/170, PHYS 151/171, BIOL 101/121, CHEM 053
MATH 312 or EAS 205
Engineering: 15 CU (minimum)

ENGR 105 or CIS 110
ESE 111
CIS 120
ESE 204
ESE 210
ESE 224
ESE 303
Any combination of 3 CUs from: ESE 308, NETS 212, NETS 312, ESE 406, ESE 407, ESE 512, NETS 412, CIS 240, CIS 450 or ESE 504
1st System Design Lab: CIS 350, CIS 441 or ESE 590
2nd System Design Lab: ESE 350 (more choices will become available)
ESE 450
ESE 451

Professional Electives: 5 CU1

2 of the following: ESE 400, EAS 545, EAS 595
3 Societal Problem Application Electives

Social Science and Humanities: 7 CU2

2 Social Science Electives
2 Humanities Electives
1 Social Science or Humanities Elective
1 Social Science or Humanities or Technology in Business and Society Electives
EAS 203

Free Electives: 3 CU
3 courses meeting the requirements for Free Electives

1 At most one freshman level E course outside the major may be used as a Professional Elective. Students may opt to take one fewer M, NS, or E elective in the Professional Elective column for each full course unit in excess of 25 CUs accumulated in the M/NS and E columns combined. However, engineering courses must account for at least 16 CUs of all courses taken.

2 Two of the courses in the SSH category must satisfy the depth and writing requirements. See the SEAS UG Student Handbook.