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Foundation Courses

During the freshman and sophomore years, students in the Department of Technology take important foundations courses. Due to the differences between engineering and the Technology areas, differing foundations courses are taken.

The following table details the foundations course requirements in each area.

  Engineering Engineering Technology Industrial Technology
Math Fundamentals Algebra
Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Statistics
Algebra
Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Statistics
Algebra
Trigonometry
Statistics
English Fundamentals Rhetoric and Composition I
Rhetoric and Composition II
Oral Communications
Rhetoric and Composition I
Rhetoric and Composition II
Oral Communications
Rhetoric and Composition I
Rhetoric and Composition II
Oral Communications
Basic Sciences Physics I
Physics II
Physics III*
Physics I
General Chemistry I
Physics I
General Chemistry I

*not required by all Engineering disciplines

It should be noted that the Department of Technology requires our graduates to take a course on technical writing. This addition has greatly assisted our students in finding employment after graduation.