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Advising: Core Curriculum

Engineering (BSE) Core Requirements

The list below does not include engineering major or cognate requirements. Other professional program requirements will vary from this list. (Also compare to core requirements for general degrees - BA, BS, or BCS.) Visit the Off Campus Programs page to find out how a semester or interim abroad can fulfill some of the core requirements below.

Core Gateway

Category Courses Required Options
Developing a Christian Mind (DCM) one IDIS 150. Transfer credit not accepted for DCM.
First-Year Seminar one IDIS 149

 

Core Competencies

Category Courses Required Options
Written Rhetoric one ENGL 101, ENGL 102. Must complete with a grade of "C" or better.
Foundations of Information Technology one ENGR 101
Rhetoric In Culture one IDIS 102, 103; CAS 101
Health & Fitness (Personal Fitness) one PER 101-119
Health & Fitness (Leisure & Lifetime) one PER 120-159
Health & Fitness (Sport, Dance & Society) one PER 160-189; KIN 223. A student participating in a varsity or junior varsity sport for a full season is exempt from the corresponding category.
Foreign Language Completion of one of the following: CHIN 102; DUTC 102; FREN 102, 132; GERM 102, 122; GREE 102; JAPN 102; KOR 102; LATN 102; SPAN 102, 122. High school exemption possible. (This requirement has been reduced for BSE students.)

 

Core Studies

Category Courses Required Options
History of the West and the World one HIST 151, 152
Philosophical Foundations one PHIL 153
Biblical or Theological Foundations I one REL 121, 131. Transfer credit not accepted: students must take at least one of their religion core courses at Calvin.
Biblical or Theological Foundations II not required  
Societal Structures in N. America one ECON 151, 221
Persons in Community not required  
Literature one CLAS 211; ENGL 200-234, 299; FREN 351, 361; GERM 303; GREE 302, 307; LATN 206, 300, 302, 304, 305; SPAN 309
Global and Historical Studies not required  
The Arts one ARCT 201, 202; ARTH 101, 102, 234, 235, 237, 238, 239, 240; CAS 145, 203, 254, 281, 282, 320, 321; CLAS 221, 231; DAN 202, 330; EDUC 210; FREN 375; GERM 371; MUSC 103, 106, 107, 203, 236
Mathematics two MATH 171 & 172
Natural World three CHEM 103, PHYS 133, and PHYS 235
Cross Cultural Engagement one Cross Cultural Engagement (CCE) Requirements

 

Core Capstone

Category Courses Required Options
Integrative Studies two ENGR 339 & 340. Transfer Credit not accepted for Integrative Studies.

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