Undergraduate Minors

The following are minors available within the College of Engineering & Applied Science. For more information on any of the minors, please contact our student services office at 414.229.4667.  

Computer Science

The computer science minor is directed toward those students wishing to develop some strength and background in computer science. This minor is also available to those who have already graduated. The 18-credit minor requires CompSci 201 and CompSci 315. The remaining 12 credits are to be selected from the undergraduate computer science courses or courses approved by the department, and must include at least 6 credits at the 300 level or above. For more detail, please see undergraduate bulletin and/or fact sheet.

Electrical Engineering

The minor in electrical engineering is designed for students in engineering and science majors. The minor is not available to electrical engineering majors. It requires students to take a minimum of 21 credits. Students must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor. Students must take at least 15 credits from the following core courses: ElecEng 301, 305, 310, 330, 335, 354, 361, 362, 367, and 595. No more than 6 credits from the following list may be counted towards the minor: ElecEng 410, 420, 421, 429, 436,437, 451, 457, 461, 462, 465, 471, EE 474 or ME 474, 490, 541, 561, 562, 565, 572, EE 574 or ME 574, EE 575, CompSci 458, 459, 536, MatlEng 481, MechEng 321.. For more detail, please see undergraduate bulletin and/or fact sheet.

Industrial Engineering

The industrial engineering minor is directed toward those students wishing to develop some strength and background industrial engineering. Students must complete 21 credits of approved coursework; a minimum of 12 credits of the minor coursework must be completed at UWM. For more detail, please see the fact sheet.

Materials

The Materials minor is directed toward students who want to strengthen their background in materials engineering. The 18-credit minor requires MatlEng 330, 402, and 442. Choose any three additional courses from the following list: MatlEng 380, 410, 411, 431, 452, 453, 456, 457,461, 465, 471, 481, 483, 485, 511 and 690. For more details, please visit undergraduate bulletin and/or fact sheet

Mechanical Engineering

The minor in mechanical engineering is designed for students in engineering, architecture and physics. The minor is not available to mechanical engineering majors. The minor requires 20 credits of coursework in 300-level above courses in mechanical engineering. For more details, please visit undergraduate bulletin and/or fact sheet.

Structural Engineering

The minor in structural engineering is designed specially for students in the following majors: Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, Geology, and Physics. This minor is not available to civil engineering majors. The 18-credit minor requires Civ Eng 335, 360, and 372, and one of the following two courses: Civ Eng 571 or 572. Choose any two additional courses from the following list: Civ Eng 401, 431, 456, 463, 502, 560, 566, 571, 572, 573, 574, 578, 579; and Arch 301, 510, and 516. For more details, please visit undergraduate bulletin and/or fact sheet.