Prospective engineering majors must meet certain academic criteria for acceptance into the major. Exact criteria differs depending on student status, but includes GPA and performance in math and science courses. Interested current students should seek advising before attempting to declare.
If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements for more information.
Complete at least 99 credits from 34 courses including six mathematics courses, four physics courses, two thematic electives, eighteen computer engineering courses, and two additional electives.
GPA: Engineering majors must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses applied toward the major Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major except for one course in the thematic electives. Residency: At least 30 credits of upper-level engineering courses must be completed at UMass Boston. Minimum grade: No course with a grade below C- may be applied toward the major.