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Courses in other Schools

3rings3rings Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
edited April 2010 in University of Virginia
Can an Echols Scholar take some courses in the School of Engineering?
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Replies to: Courses in other Schools

  • Dean JDean J College Rep Posts: 4,510 Senior Member
    Yes.

    Being an Echols scholar isn't a factor.
  • 3rings3rings Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
    Thanks for the info.
  • shoebox10shoebox10 Registered User Posts: 3,559 Senior Member
    What courses are you interested in? Most have pre-reqs of calc/sciences, besides CS courses and intro courses
  • 3rings3rings Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
    Still sorting that out. Will have 2 years credit in Calc. and Physics and thrying to get an idea of what Engineering would be like. Very undecided at this point. Any suggestions?
  • shoebox10shoebox10 Registered User Posts: 3,559 Senior Member
    Depends on which engineering sections interest you. I suggest ECE 200 because it goes into stuff that could one day be useful (basic logic, GPS crap, etc) and the intro MSE class (209?).
    There's a couple of Systems classes for non-majors. Also, there's some STS classes that are interesting. Not sure if those are restricted to engineers though.

    It's good you're getting a brush of the e-school without having to slave away...ugh lol
  • RodmanRodman Registered User Posts: 78 Junior Member
    Checking out the ENGR department might a good bet -- they offer a few courses geared towards college students. I'm in SEAS but I'm taking ENGR 2500, "Nanoscience", this semester, and that's a great course that's very accessible to students with very little scientific background. There's a few each semester -- check it out. If you're really interested, you could consider enrolling in one of the introductory engineering classes for first-years (ENGR 162). CS101 is also a good class, depending on your interests.
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