University requirements

Students working towards a BES degree must complete a total of 30 credit hours in University
requirements. The 30 credit hours in University general educational requirements for BES programs
are as follows:
• 6 credits of Arabic: ARAB 101 and 201
• 9 credits of English communication skills: ENGL 101, 102, and 203
• 9 credits of social and cultural studies: SOCS 101, 201, and 202
• 3 credits of computing: CSC 100
• 3 credits of mathematics: MATH 101.

College requirements

The College of Engineering requirements for the BES degree include the following additional
requirements:
• 12 credits in Sciences: PHYS 101/L, PHYS 102/L, and CHEM 101/L
• 15 credits in Mathematics: MATH 102, 201, 202, 215, and STAT 230
• 3 credits in Technical Writing: ENGL 206
• 3 credits in Engineering Ethics: COEN 400
• 3 credits in Engineering Economy: COEN 300
BES degree students should also complete a 4-credit hour final-year project during the senior year and
a 1-credit, hour eight-week-minimum, summer internship after the completion of their third year.