Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


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College of Engineering & Science Core Curriculum

This page contains an outline of the University of Detroit Mercy core curriculum requirements for students with majors in the College of Engineering & Science. UDM's mission statement describes an education that integrates “the intellectual, spiritual, moral and social development” of its students. The core curriculum consists of a set of requirements based on objectives that express, in fuller detail, this academic purpose. Each objective, and the requirements designed to fulfill that objective, is essential to achieve the mission of the University.

Click here for a description of each of the Core Curriculum Outcomes.

Note that you can search the Schedule of Classes by the Core Curriculum Objective attribute to find classes that satisfy particular Core Curriculum objectives.

 


B.A.E. Architectural Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

ARCH 2120

Architectural History and Theory I (OB5C)

3 cr.

ARCH 2220

Architectural History and Theory II (OB5C)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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 B.S. Biology


 

Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.

 

Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (6-7 credits)

MTH 1400
or MTH 1410

 Elementary Functions / Calculus I (OB2A)

3 or 4 cr.

CIS/CSSE

Computer skills course
(must have OB2B attribute)

3 cr.

 

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program

 

Objective 4: Meaning and Value  (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course 
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.

 

Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.

 

Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

ETH 3580
or PHL 2010

Health Care Ethics / Ethics (OB6A)

3 cr.

BIO 4990

Biology and Social Issues (OB6B)

3 cr.

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B.S. Biochemistry


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (7 credits)

MTH 1410

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (OB2A)

4 cr.

CIS/CSSE

Computer skills course
(must have OB2B attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)
This course must have a different 5A-C attribute
than the first course.

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics Course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems Course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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B.S. Chemistry


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (7 credits)

MTH 1410

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (OB2A)

4 cr.

CIS/CSSE

Computer skills course
(must have OB2B attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)
This course must have a different 5A-C attribute
than the first course.

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics Course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems Course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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B.A. Chemistry


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (7 credits)

MTH 1410

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (OB2A)

4 cr.

CIS/CSSE

Computer skills course
(must have OB2B attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy (9 credits)

3A

Social Science course
(must have OB3A attribute)

3 cr.

3B/3C

Satisfied with courses required by the program

6 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (12 credits)

5A

Specific History course
(must have OB5A attribute)

3 cr.

5B

Specific Literature course
(must have OB5B attribute)

3 cr.

5C

Specific Aesthetics course
(must have OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics Course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems Course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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 B.C.E. Civil & Environmental Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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B.E.E. Electrical & Computer Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills

 Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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B.S. Mathematics


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills 

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

3B

Natural Science course
(must have OB3B attribute)

3 cr.

3C

Second Natural Science course
(must have OB3C attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.
6B

Contemporary Social Problems course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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B.A. Mathematics 


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (7 credits)

MTH 1410

Analytic Geometry & Calculus I (OB4A)

2B

Computer skills course
(must have OB2B attribute)


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

3B

Natural Science course
(must have OB3B attribute)

3 cr.

3C

Second Natural Science course
(must have OB3C attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.
6B

Contemporary Social Problems course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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B.M.E. Mechanical Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills 

 Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have this OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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B.E.E. Electrical & Computer Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills

 Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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B.R.M.S.E. Robotics & Mechatronic Systems Engineering


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills

 Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3000

Intro Co-op Education in Engineering & Science

1 cr.

CTA 3010

Engineering Co-op I

2 cr.

CTA 3020

Engineering Co-op II

2 cr.

CTA 3030

Engineering Co-op III

2 cr.

ENGR 3110

Professional Practice of Engineering

2 cr.

ENGR 3112

Fundamentals of Engineering Practice

1 cr.

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B.S. in Software Engineering 


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (6 credits)

Satisfied with courses required by the program


Objective 3: Scientific Literacy (8-10 cr.)

3B

Natural Science course with Lab
(Biology, Chemistry, or Physics with lab)

4-5 cr.

3B

Second Natural Science course with Lab
(Biology, Chemistry, or Physics with lab)

4-5 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (9 credits)

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5A/5B/5C

Specific History/Literature/Aesthetics course
(must have OB5A, OB5B or OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Comparative Experiences course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility

ENGR 1000

Ethics and Politics of Engineering

2 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems Course
(must have OB6B attribute course)

3 cr.

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