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The Engineering Biomechanics Focus Minor

The Engineering Biomechanics Focus minor provides an introduction to solid and fluid mechanics, materials science, and data acquisition theory and practice, and then applies these topics to bio-mechanical problems such as human and animal movement, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and the design and analysis of prosthetics. The minor is well-suited for Biology and Marine Biology majors who wish to understand the physical origins of anatomy and physiology, for pre-med students interested in orthopedics, or for anyone seeking an engineering perspective on biology.
The Biomechanics Focus minor consists of six courses and is for non-engineering majors only:

Required Courses*

ENGR 210 Engineering Statics  
ENGR 300 Mechanics of Materials and Lab  
ENGR 305 Fluid Mechanics and Lab  
ENGR 310 Materials Science  
ENGR 350 Theory and Design of Mechanical Measurements  
ENGR 442 Biomechanics  

*Some of these courses have additional prerequisites

The Engineering Environmental Focus Minor

The Engineering Environmental Focus minor exposes students to most areas of environmental engineering, including water and wastewater treatment, hydrology, and air pollution. This minor supplements the learning in other related majors, such as environmental science, biology, marine biology, and sustainability. It provides the student with an engineering background to enhance their career options.
The Environmental Engineering Focus minor consists of six courses and is for non-engineering majors only:

Required Courses*

ENGR 210 Engineering Statics  
ENGR 305 Fluid Mechanics and Lab  
ENGR 320 Environmental Engineering  
ENGR 405 Air Pollution and Control  
ENGR 412 Water Resources and Lab  
ENGR 415 Water and Wastewater Treatment  

*Some of these courses have additional prerequisites

The Engineering Robotics Focus Minor

The Engineering Robotics Focus minor consists of six courses and is intended for non-engineering students desiring some technical experience in the area of robotics. The minor builds prerequisite skills in mechanical design, electronics and computer programming and culminates in a senior-level Mechatronics course where students design, build and program a robot to perform an assigned task autonomously.

Required Courses*:

ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics and Design  
ENGR 115 Computer Applications for Engineering   
COMSC 110 Introduction to Computer Science & Lab   
ENGR 240 Circuit Theory & Lab  
ENGR 260 Engineering Electronics & Lab  
ENGR 450 Mechatronics  

*Some of these courses may require additional prerequisites

The Structural Engineering Minor

The structural engineering minor consists of five courses
emphasizing engineering principles and their applications
in buildings. This minor is especially well suited for students
majoring in architecture who desire a stronger technical
understanding of structural design. Engineering majors are not
permitted to pursue this minor.

Required Courses:

ENGR 210 Engineering Statistics  
ENGR 300 Mechanics of Materials & Lab  
ENGR 313 Structural Analysis  
ENGR 409 Structural Design I  

Select one:

ENGR 413 Advanced Structural Analysis  
ENGR 414 Geotechnical Engineering & Lab