Degree Requirements

University Degree Requirements (140-144 credit hours)

To earn a Bachelor of Engineering in Systems Engineering, students must complete at least 140-144 credit hours. Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of upper-level courses (300-level or above) at AUK, of which at least 18 credits hours need to be taken in the major:

  • General Education Requirements, composed of (45-49)
    • Related field requirements applicable to Gen Ed requirements (16)
    • Remaining Gen Ed requirements (29-33)
  • Related Field Requirements not applicable to Gen Ed (26)
  • Major Requirements composed of: (69)
    • Systems Engineering Core (55)
    • Systems Engineering Electives (14)

Students must complete all courses (55 credit hours) listed in the systems engineering core courses and four elective courses and two lab electives (14 credit hours) from the Systems Engineering course electives.

Systems Engineering Core Courses (55)

STEG 210 Dynamic Systems (3)
STEG 210L Dynamic Systems Laboratory (1)
STEG 220 Engineering Statistical Analysis (3)
STEG 321 Systems Simulation (3)
STEG 321L Systems Simulation Laboratory (1)
STEG 330 Operations Research I (3)
STEG 331 Operations Research II (3)
STEG 340 Engineering Project Management (3)
STEG 341 Production and Operations Management (3)
STEG 345 Quality Control (3)
STEG 350 Human Factors Engineering (3)
STEG 442 Supply Chain Engineering (3)
STEG 475 Senior Design Capstone I (3)
STEG 480 Senior Design Capstone II (3)
ELEG 220 Electric Circuits  (3)
ELEG 220L Electric Circuits Laboratory (1)
ELEG 421 Control Systems (3)
ENGR 200 Engineering Design     (3)
ENGR 330 Engineering Economics (3)
CSIS 130 Computer Programming II (4)[T]

Systems Engineering Course Electives (14 credit hours)

Four course electives (12 credit hours) and two lab electives (2 credit hours) must be selected in consultation with the academic advisor from 200-level or higher CPEG, ELEG, STEG, ENGR, and/or CSIS courses. The electives must be chosen according to the following rules:
  • At least two of the course electives must be STEG courses.
  • At least one of the lab electives must be a STEG lab.
  • At least two of the course electives must be 300-level or higher courses.
  • A maximum of one course elective could be selected from the following CSIS electives:
CSIS 250 Database Systems (3)
CSIS 255 Web Technologies (3)

Course electives are restricted to the following:

CPEG 210 Digital Logic Design (3)
CPEG 221 Computer Systems Engineering (3)
CPEG 305 Algorithms in Computer Systems Engineering (1-3)
CPEG 389 Special Topics in Computer Engineering (1-4)
ELEG 305 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (3)
ELEG 315 Electrical Systems Engineering (3)
ELEG 323 Measurement and Instrumentation (3)
ELEG 389 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (3)
ELEG 422 Digital Control Systems (3)
STEG 369 Short Course (1-3)
STEG 388 Independent Study (1-4)
STEG 389 Special Topics in Systems Engineering (3)
STEG 422 Advanced Simulation (3)
STEG 431 Stochastic Operations Research (3)
STEG 446 Engineering Reliability (3)
STEG 451 Health and Safety Engineering (3)
STEG 452 Productivity Improvement (3)
STEG 465 Petroleum Engineering (3)
STEG 470 Internship in Systems Engineering (1-3)
ENGR 300 Engineering Ethics (3)
ENGR 389 Special Topics (3)

Lab Electives are restricted to the following:

CPEG 201L Matlab Programming Laboratory (1)
CPEG 210L Digital Logic Design Laboratory (1)
CPEG 221L Computer Systems Engineering Laboratory (1)
CPEG 331L Automation and Data Acquisition Laboratory (1)
ELEG 301L Programmable Logic Controllers Laboratory (1)
ELEG 315L Electrical Systems Engineering Laboratory (1)
ELEG 323L Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory (1)
ELEG 421L Control Systems Laboratory (1)
STEG 220L Engineering Statistical Analysis Laboratory (1)
STEG 340L Engineering Project Management Laboratory  (1)

The related field requirement component is composed of five math courses (17 credit hours), three science courses (12 credit hours), one computer science course (4 credit hours), and three management and entrepreneurship courses (9 credit hours). Students must complete:

Math Courses (17 credit hours)

MATH 201 Calculus I (3)[M]
MATH 203 Calculus II (3)[M]
MATH 207 Advanced Engineering Mathematics (4)
MATH 210 Differential Equations (3)[M]
STAT 214 Statistics for Engineers (4)[M]

Sciences Courses (12 credit hours)

PHYS 115 General Physics I (3)[P]
PHYS 115L General Physics I Laboratory (1)[P]
PHYS 116 General Physics II (3)[P]
PHYS 116L General Physics II Laboratory (1)[P]
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (3)[P]
CHEM 101L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)[P]

Computer Science Course (4 credit hours)

CSIS 120 Computer Programming I (4)[T]

Management and Entrepreneurship Courses (9 credit hours)

MGMT 201 Principles of Management (3)
ENGR 210 Engineering Entrepreneurship I (3)
ENGR 310 Engineering Entrepreneurship II (3)