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EGR 1010 will be substituted with a general or technical elective if either of the following applies:
Note that this policy does not apply to students coming to WSU directly from high school into BME or ISE with AP credit for Calculus I and II.
Course substitutions are considered for transfer students and WSU students who change their major to BME or ISE on a case by case basis via petition to the department. Course substitutions are not permitted for students coming to WSU directly from high school into BME or ISE.
The following course substitutions do not require a petition and can be approved by the academic advisor as applicable.
Up to four credit hours of one of the following courses may be used to fulfill one technical elective course requirement:
Registration for independent study courses requires department permission:
Internship may be used for technical elective credit at the junior level (BME 3940 or ISE 3940) or senior level (BME 4940 or ISE 4940).
Internship course registration permission is based on number of hours per week a student is anticipated to work per week during the semester of registered internship.
Students may complete the internship for technical elective credit over multiple semesters.
Approval for technical elective credit for internship requires submission of:
Once approved as appropriate for the student’s degree program, the student will be given permission to register for BME 3940/4940 or ISE 3940/4940.
Students will also register their internship with Career Services, and the CECS Career Services Consultant will get feedback from the employer about the student’s performance during the internship.
Note that BME 3940/4940 and ISE 3940/4940 require completion of several assignments in Pilot during the internship semester in order to earn a passing grade.
A combined degree program allows students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.
The BIE Department offers three combined degree programs:
Up to nine credit hours of required or elective 4000-level courses may be taken at the 6000-level for dual credit in both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
An additional 7000-level course may be taken for graduate credit only while a student is an undergraduate.
For entrance into a 4+1 program, students must submit the application and a full graduate program of study.
Applications are due in November for spring semester start and April for fall semester start.
Full policy details and application can be found at https://engineering-computer-science.wright.edu/sites/engineering-computer-science.wright.edu/files/page/attachments/Combined-BS-MS-application.pdf
Department approval for CPT requires submission of:
Following submission of these items and approval by the faculty advisor of the internship as appropriate to the graduate program, the departmental approval will be granted on the electronic form.
Electronic department approval of OPT requires a current and accurate program of study that indicates completion of required program coursework prior to the start of OPT.