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A total of 9 credit hours of engineering electives is required.
You must take at least five credit hours from Group 1.
At most one CX course can be taken as an engineering elective.
Course offerings change ‐ to have a course evaluated, see your advisor.
All Special Topics courses (4801/4803/4823, etc.) MUST be approved by your advisor. No SEMINARS may be used.
You must meet the pre‐requisite requirements for each course.
Some departments may only allow you to register during Phase II.
To satisfy Group 2 Engineering Elective credit, all Vertically-Integrated Projects (VIP) courses must be approved by the ISyE Associate Undergraduate Chair each semester, and at least three but no more than four credits of VIP coursework must be taken.