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Cornell University    
  Feb 22, 2018
Courses of Study 2017-2018

Departments, Programs of Study and Courses

In the College of Engineering .


Engineering has 12 Departments and Schools and one program, Systems Engineering.

The Departments of Computer Science and Information Science are in the Faculty of Computing and Information Science (CIS) but offer engineeering majors. The Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering is in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and offers engineering majors. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is a joint department between Engineering and CALS.

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 Majors (B.S.)

Undergraduate students in engineering spend most of their first two years in the Common Curriculum, which is administered by the College Curriculum Governing Board (CCGB). At the end of their fourth semester, students affiliate with one of the majors given below. The majors BE, ChemE, CE, ECE, EnvEng, MSE, and ME are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

 Undergraduate Minors

Undergraduate students may pursue minors in any department in any college that offers them, subject to limitations placed by the department offering the minor or by the students’ major. Completed minors will appear on the student’s transcript. Not all departments offer minors. Consult the list below or contact the appropriate department for information on a specific minor and how to pursue a minor. For more information on minors see Engineering Minors .

Engineering minors are listed below and all require six courses (18 credits).

Master of Engineering Programs (M.Eng.)

The following 30-credit professional master of engineering (M.Eng.) degrees are offered.