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  • 1. College of Engineering College of Engineering YOUR ENGINEERING CAREER STARTS TODAY Iowa State University y Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 2. College of EngineeringImportance of Meeting Others/Study Groups• Turn to your neighbor • Name • Home town • Major considering • Why you chose Iowa State University • Goals G l Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 3. College of Engineering Degree Offerings • Aerospace p Minors • Agricultural • Bioengineering • Biological Systems • Engineering • Chemical Sales • Civil & • Nondestructive Environmental Evaluation • Computer • Nuclear • Construction Engineering • Electrical • Industrial • Materials ate a s • Mechanical • SoftwareUndecided? Choose Undeclared Engineering •Evaluate engineering majors during Basic Program •Declare a major after selecting one matching your interests Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 4. College of Engineering Circle engineering majors interested in Question #1 - Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 5. College of EngineeringEngineering Basic Program Classes (BP)• Classes required by all engineering majors• Typically takes 2-3 semesters to complete• Need 2.0 grade point average in BP before moving 20 to upper level engineering courses• Enables students to easily change engineering majors Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 6. College of EngineeringBasic Program – 26.5 creditsCredits Course 4.0 Math 165 Calculus I 4.0 Math 166 Calculus II 3.0 Engl 150 Critic Think/Comm 3.0 Engl 250 WOVE Composition 4.0 40 Chem 167 or 177 Ch Chemistry Ch i t 3.0 Engr 160 Engr. Problems 5.0 Phys 221 Physics I R Engr 101 Orientation 0.5 Lib 160 Library Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 7. College of EngineeringEnglish Placement• Engl 150: Critical Thinking and Communication • Do not take if have ACT-English ≥ 24, SAT-V ≥ 550 • Do not take if have ACT-E = 23; SAT-V ≥ 540 and HSR of ≥ 75% • Do not take if have English Language AP exam score ≥ 3 or English Literature ≥ 4 = Credit for 150 • D not t k if passed the English Pl Do t take d th E li h Placement A t Assessmentt• Engl 250: Written, Oral, Visual, Electronic Communication g • Take after Engl 150 unless meet above criteria • Pass English 250 with “C” or higher and will get credit for 150 • Honors students take in Fall; other students by end of Sophomore year Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 8. College of EngineeringStudents Whose Native Language is Not English• Must take English Placement Test for Non-Native Non Native Speakers of English even if already have credit for Engl 150/250 g • Exemptions for ACT-E scores 24 or SAT-V 550 • Offered beginning of Fall semester (Aug.)• If placed in Engl 101B or 101C, must complete before taking Engl 150 or Engl 250• If placed in Engl 99L or 99R, can take with Engl 150/250 Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 9. College of EngineeringEnglish Test Out and Library 160 Class• Engl 250 Test out: • Offered1st Sat. after classes start • $100 fee and must register with Testing Services prior to taking • A 3-hour, 2 essay exam covering written, oral, visual, and electronic communication (recommend ACT-English ≥ 29 & top 5% HS Rank)• Lib 160: Library Instruction: some will take it in fall, some in spring • Must take with first English class at ISU • May take it 2nd half o t e se este ay ta e t a of the semester Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 10. College of Engineering List English and Library classes you plan to take -Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 11. College of EngineeringMathematics PlacementPlacement based on online placement assessment:• Trig and Algebra are required prerequisites to Engr • Do not take if passed Trig/Algebra in placement assessment• Other math test out options: p • Need 3 in AP Math AB/BC for Math 165 • Need 4 in AP Math BC for Math 165 and 166 • Need 6 in IB HL Math for Math 142, 165 ,• Engineering students can start at any math level • Need a good math foundation to build upon Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 12. College of EngineeringMathematics Placement ALEKS % (S) Class Pl Cl Placement t S<35 Math 10 ($468) 35-49 Math 140 (Alg) 50-64 Math 142 (Trig) 65-100 65 100 Math165 (C l M th165 (Calc I) 70+ 14/20 on WebCt Calc II Math 166 (Calc II) assessment 75+ transfer/AP credit for Math 166 Math 265/266/267 (Calc III/Diff Equations) Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 13. College of EngineeringCalculus I (Math 165) Credit• Recommendations for students with HS Math 165 credit from AP or transfer class • If your Math 165 material in HS was covered over 2 semesters instead f i t d of one, you may want to consider re-taking Math 165 tt id t ki M th your first semester at ISU• Reason: • Math 166 (Calculus II) is considered the hardest of the calculus series • Math 166 is a one semester course so the material will be co rse ill covered twice as fast as your Math 165 material Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 14. College of Engineering List Math class you plan to take Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 15. College of EngineeringChemistry PlacementPlacement based on student preparation and engineering major p p g g j • Chem 177: General Chemistry • Lab must be taken with the class • Required for ChE, CE, MatE majors • Need 4 in AP Chem or 5 in IB HL Chem for Chem 177/178 • Chemistry dept. must review AP class and lab notebook first week of Fall semester before chemistry credits will be applied • Chem 167: Chemistry for Engineers • Required for non-chemistry based engineering majors • Lab required for AE, BSE, and ME majors • Ch i t t Chemistry transfer credits f engineering will come i as Ch f dit for i i ill in Chem 177 • Chem 177 credits can be used for all engineering majors • Chem 50: College Chemistry Preparation ($350 Fee) • For students who do not have the equivalent of 1 year of high school chemistry and math placement in algebra or higher Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 16. College of Engineering List Chemistry class you plan to take Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 17. College of EngineeringEngineering ClassesEngr 160: Engineering problem solving and computer programming• 2 part class: must pass both programming and problem solving to pass class• Engr 160 meets requirements for all majors• Some majors prefer departmental version: IE 148, CprE/EE/SE 185; CE 160; AeroE 160; ME 160X• If in Math 142 (Trig), most likely will wait to take Engr 160 (Trig) Spring Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 18. College of EngineeringEngineering ClassesEngr 101:• Weekly adviser contact• Meet engineering students & connect f study groups M i i d for d• Learn about policies, procedures & campus resources• Acquire study skills q y• Choose or confirm a major • What are the disciplines & specialties within engineering? Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 19. College of EngineeringPhysics ClassPhys 221: Calculus-based physics• Must take Math 166 before or with Phys 221• Time consuming course with 10-15 hours of homework per week• Avoid Phys 221 first semester if possible to allow for adjustmentPhysics test out options: y p• For AP Phys C exam need 5 on Mech for Phys 221 • or 4 on Mech & 3 Elec/Mag• AP Phys B exam will only provide credit for Phys 101 or Phys 111/112 • Does not count for engineering major• No IB credit available Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 20. College of Engineering List the Engineering/Physics classes you plan to take Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 21. College of EngineeringExamples of Other Required Engineering CoursesEngineering Graphics and Design• Introduce engineering graphics and design• Credit or enrollment in Math 142 required• ME 170 • Required for ME majors• AE 170 • Required for AE majors• BSE 170 • Required for BSE majors• CE 170 • Required for CE and Con E majors • CE 170 requires Math 165• Undeclared engineers may take AE/BSE 170 sec B or ME 170 Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 22. College of EngineeringExamples of Other Required Engineering CoursesCom S 227—Intro to Object Oriented Programming• Required for Cpr E and SE• 5 on AP Computer Science A exam or 4 on AP Com S AB exam = Com S 227• 5 on AP Com S AB exam = Com S 227 and Com S 228• 4 on AP Computer Science A exam, 3 on AP Com S AB exam, or 4 on IB HL Com S exam = Com S 107 which does not count for engineering majorsChem 178 and lab—General Chemistry• Required for CE (environmental), ChE, Mat E• Continuation of Chem 177 Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 23. College of Engineering List other required Engineering classes you plan to take Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 24. College of EngineeringExamples of Other CoursesRequired Seminar Courses• Hon 121—Honors students• Engr 104—LEAD students g• U ST 105—Carver Academy students• U ST 101A—Hixson Award students• U ST 101B—MVP Award studentsOther P t ti l COth Potential Courses• Music courses• ROTC student courses Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 25. College of Engineering List any of these “other” classes you plan to other take -Question #2 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 26. College of EngineeringSocial Science/Humanities Gen. Ed. Courses (SSH)• 12 15 credits over academic career depending on 12-15 major• Examples – Psych 101 Soc 134, History Econ 101, Soc. 134 History, 101, World Languages, Anthr 201, Pol Sci 215• Some departments require specific courses• Typically take at least one Gen Ed elective 1st y year Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 27. College of Engineering Circle 4 SSH/General Education Courses Back of Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 28. College of EngineeringMinors/Double Majors • Languages and Cultures for Professionals (LCP) • World language minor/major for engineering students • Minor: Typically 5 classes • Should have already taken placement assessment to determine first course if want 300 level • Placement assessment taken online (20 minutes) from World Languages and Cultures ISU website for French, German, Russian, and Spanish • Take print out of score to World Languages and Cultures Department, 3102 Pearson f C Hall prior to academic advising appt. • Consult the WLC dept., 515-294-4046, for Chinese assessment • All other minors/double majors • Recommend waiting one year before declaring to allow time to explore • Must declare major before adding minor/second major j g j Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 29. College of EngineeringCredit by Examination • Students not wishing to study a world language in college can earn college credit by exam for Spanish, French, German, Latin, or Chinese • German and Latin departmental exams are available on Day 2 of orientation from 9am-3pm in 3102 Pearson Hall ($100 payment) • Chinese departmental exam is available during orientation by appointment only ( pp y (contact WLC dept.,3102 Pearson Hall, 515-294-4046) p ) • Spanish and French CLEP (College-level Examination Program) exams are given by appointment in the Testing Office throughout the school year • All CLEP and dept. exams are available during the academic school year • Students may also receive college credit for other subjects through Departmental and CLEP exams given throughout the school year Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 30. College of EngineeringAP/IB Credits (Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate) • It is student’s responsibility to tell adviser of AP/IB courses p y • Results are not received until August • Before chemistry credits applied, Chemistry dept. must review AP/IB class and lab notebook Fall semester • All other AP/IB credits applied automatically • You may repeat these courses at ISU •Need 4 in AP Chem or 5 in IB HL Chem for Chem 177/178 •Need 5 in AP Com S A or 4 in AP Com S AB for Com S 227 •Need 5 in AP Com S AB for Com S 227 and Com S 228 •Need 6 in IB HL Com S for Com S 207 •Need 3 in AP Math AB or BC for Math 165 •Need 4 in AP Math BC for Math 165 and Math166 •Need 6 in IB HL Math for Math 142, 165 •Need 5 in AP Phys C-Mech or 4 on Mech & 3 Elec/Mag for Phys 221 Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 31. College of Engineering List all AP/IB/CLEP tests (and scores if known) Question #3 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 32. College of EngineeringTransfer Credits • The Transfer Credit Evaluation form from the Office of Admissions shows how a class transfers into ISU • If a transfer class shows up as a 1T, 2T, 3T,4T it will not count towards an engineering degree until it is reviewed by a faculty member from the course content area • Students must initiate this review with their academic adviser during the school year • TRANSIT website allows you to enter courses and see how they transfer to your engineering major www.transit.iastate.edu/ www transit iastate edu/ • Engineering accepts credits for transfer courses with a grade of “ C “ or better only Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 33. College of Engineering List all transfer courses you received college credit for (and grades if known) Question #4 – Orientation Worksheet Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 34. College of EngineeringPlan Your Schedule for Success• S h d l no more th 3 problem solving courses per Schedule than bl l i semester• Problem solving classes take more time than other classes to complete homework so need to allow for this time in your schedule• Important to not get behind in problem solving courses because VERY hard to catch up• Examples of problem solving classes: Math Chem Com S Math, Chem, S, Engr 160, Phys Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 35. College of EngineeringExample 1st Semester SchedulesExample A p Example B p Example C pEngl 150 (3) Math 165 (4) Math 166 (4)SSH (3) Engr 160 (3) Chem 167 (4)Math 142 (3) ( ) Chem 177 (4) ( ) Engr 160 (3) g ( )Chem 167 (4) Chem 177L (1) Engr 101 (R)Engr 101 (R) Engr 101 (R) SSH (3)Lib (0.5) SSH (3)___________ ____________ ____________13.5 Credits 15 Credits 14 CreditsTypically take between 13-16 credits (problem-solving coursesshown in bold above)) Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 36. College of Engineering Use Support Resources •Advisers •Academic Success Center •Tutors T t Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 37. College of EngineeringAdvisers – Facilitators of Information3 Types: Financial Aid, Residential, Academic ypAcademic advisers provide:• Course guidance & selection g• Referrals to resources• Assistance with making informed career-related decisions• St d t advocacy and support Student d d t• Help in emergenciesAdvising in the College of Engineering• Faculty adviser, professional adviser, or both, depending on the department Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 38. College of EngineeringLearning Communities (LC)Learning Community Types:-Required -Optional-Residential -Non-Residential-Common courses Common -LC course LC-Social activities -Service projects All engineering majors offer a LC LC have trained peer mentors (upper level engineering students) Many residential LC are already filled Other Learning Community Option examples HONORS, WiSE, LEAD Inform your adviser at your appointment if you plan to be in a LC Joining is free Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 39. College of EngineeringStudent Support Resources• Academic Success Center • Supplemental Instruction − Tutoring Services • Study Skills Class (Psych 131) y ( y ) − Academic Consulting g• Help Rooms/Sessions • Chemistry y − English g − Math − Physics y• Other Resources • Student Counselingg − Multicultural Liaison Officer • Disability Resources − Clubs & OrganizationsRemember,Remember your adviser is your #1 source of help help… Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 40. College of EngineeringStudy Abroad OpportunitiesThe College maintains partnerships withuniversities worldwide Examples: Australia, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, France, Mexico g p•Summer, semester, full-year options•Credits may be transferred to Engr degree•English and non-English speaking p g g g p g programsFor more information, contact:Engineering International Programs113 Marston Hallwww.eng.iastate.edu/intlprogs/ Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 41. College of EngineeringEngineering Work Experience•Internship work experiences Internship •Summer, Semester, Full-year options Benefits•Benefits •Average $2800/month salary •Higher placement rate at graduationFor more information, contact:Engineering Career Services308 Marston hallwww.engineering.iastate.edu/ecs/home Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 42. College of EngineeringFuture Dates and Deadlines Residence halls open: • Tuesday and Wednesday 8/16 and 8/17 • You will be assigned one of these move-in dates g • Classes start on Monday 8/22 Register for & attend Destination Iowa State (registration card in orientation binder): • Destination Iowa State begins: Thursday 8/18 • Cost included in Orientation Fees • Complete card in pocket of binder or register online by August 1 Complete Orientation Evaluations - Turn in at drop box locations tomorrow Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 43. College of EngineeringNext • Go downstairs to the lobby outside of 110 Marston to get your advising appointment card • Card has name of adviser, time and location of appointment • Cards listed by your last name in alphabetical order • If you want to change your major see 110 Marston office major, staff to get a different card with new adviser name and appointment • Come back to this room for Web Registration presentation Discovery with Purpose www.engineering.iastate.edu
  • 44. College of Engineering We want you to be successful! S please ask f h l early and often! So, l k for help l d f ! Discovery with Purpose Engineering Student Services www.eng.iastate.edu/advising/ www.engineering.iastate.edu