Freshman Engineering Program Criteria

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The criteria on this page applies to: Freshman Engineering Program (FEP) students

Application Timelines & Deadlines

FEP students can apply to CEAS programs during any academic semester. 

Freshman engineering program deadlines and timelines.
Applying for
Application opens
Application closes
Tentative decision date
Spring
July 2
November 1 11:59pm
Late December
Summer
November 2
March 1 11:59pm
Early May
Fall
March 2
July 1 11:59pm
Mid-August

Application Considerations

 

  • Students must complete one full academic semester in FEP
  • FEP students are guaranteed admission to CEAS majors if they meet the criteria outlined below; other factors may be considered (i.e. academic misconduct)
  • Students can remain in FEP for up to three consecutive academic semesters (i.e. fall, spring, summer)
  • Transition plan and timeline to co-op and/or graduation will be determined after acceptance; program may require up to five additional years of study

 

2020-2021 Application Criteria

Freshman Engineering Program 

Freshman Engineering Program application criteria.
Program  Guaranteed Overall UC GPA  Guaranteed Math/Science GPA  Minimum Required Courses (UC Equivalents) 
Aerospace Engineering (ASE)  3.3 3.3 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Architectural Engineering (AE)  2.5 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Biomedical Engineering (BME)  3.2 3.2 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Chemical Engineering (CHE)  3 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Civil Engineering (CE)  2.75 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Computer Engineering (CMPE)  2.5 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Computer Science (CS)  2.5 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Construction Management (CM)  2.25 N/A  MATH1061 
Electrical Engineering (EE)  2.5 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Electrical Engineering Tech (EET)  2.25 N/A  MATH1026; CHEM1040 or PHYS1051 
Environmental Engineering (ENVE)  2.75 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)  3.4 3.4 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
Mechanical Engineering Tech (MET)  2.75 2.75 MATH1061; CHEM1040 or PHYS1051 
Fire Science Technology (FST) 
Previous experience in fire service preferred  
2 N/A  N/A