College of Engineering Change of Major Standards

If you are thinking of changing your major to one offered by the College of Engineering, you must complete the requirements listed below for that major.

For additional information, contact ES3 Engineering Student Support & Services at: coesupport@umassd.edu

Bioengineering

  • Cumulative GPA: 2.500 or better
  • Completion of Calculus I and II with grades C and better
  • Completion of Chemistry I and II with grades C and better
  • If the grade in Calculus I and Chemistry I is at least B, the required "C and better" for Calculus II and Chemistry II is waived

Civil Engineering

  • Cumulative GPA: 2.500 or better
  • Completion of Calculus I and II with grades C and better
  • Completion of Chemistry I and II with grades C and better
  • If the grade in Calculus I and Chemistry I is at least B, the required "C and better" for Calculus II and Chemistry II is waived

Computer Science

  • Overall GPA of 2.300 or better
  • Completion of a course in computer programming (CIS 180 preferred) with a grade of C or better

Computer Engineering

  • Overall GPA of 2.500 or better
  • Completion of the following at UMass Dartmouth, with a GPA of 2.500 or higher:
    • Two courses from: ECE 160, ECE 256, ECE 201, ECE 260 
    • Two courses from: Calculus I, II, III and Differential Equations 
    • Physics I or II

Electrical Engineering

  • Overall GPA of 2.500 or better
  • Completion of the following at UMass Dartmouth, with a GPA of 2.500 or higher:
    • Two courses from: ECE 160, ECE 201, ECE 260 
    • Two courses from: Calculus I, II, III and Differential Equations 
    • Physics I or II

Mechanical Engineering

  • Overall GPA of 2.500 or better
  • Completion of Calculus I, Calculus II and Physics I with at least a grade of B-. If taken at a community college, at least a grade of B+ is required

Physics

  • Overall GPA of 2.000 or better
  • Completion of Calculus I with a grade of C or better
  • Completion of Physics I with a grade of C or better