Registration for New Freshmen

WELCOME

Dear Students,

Please let me take this opportunity to welcome you to the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Sciences, and to congratulate you on selecting Howard University to educate you to enter into the fields of engineering, architecture, and computer science. We are very proud of our excellent academic reputation as well as the role we play in making each student’s college experience a rewarding one.

The staff of the Office of Student Services is at your service to provide assistance and support as you begin your undergraduate career. Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Margie R. Rhinehart, Registration Coordinator at (202) 806-6598, if you have registration questions or concerns.

We look forward to celebrating with you at graduation when you as Engineers and Architects cross the stage to receive degrees.

Sincerely,

LaWanda V. Peace, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Services


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

A full-time student must carry no less than 12 credit hours, but in order to be placed on the Dean’s list at the end of each semester, you must carry at least 14 credit hours. An Engineering student can carry up to 21 credit hours without excess tuition.

Feel free to reduce your program to as few as 12 credits if you are uncomfortable with the number of credits listed.

PLACEMENT

— ENGLISH

The SAT II Writing Test is used for placement purposes.
    If you scored 440 or above on this test, place yourself in English 002
   If you scored below 440, place yourself in CAR-Verbal
    If you have not completed the SAT II test, place yourself in English 002.

During your first week of classes the English department will administer a diagnostic examination to place unevaluated students at the appropriate level.

— MATHEMATICS

All students are required to take the Math Placement Examination prior to coming to campus in the fall. The results of this examination will be used to facilitate placement in the appropriate math course. To obtain instructions and to take the exam, go to www.howard.edu/prospectivestudents and select Math Placement Exam. Score and placement will be immediately available to you on the web once the examination is completed. (Be sure to read and follow instructions carefully.)

— ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Students who receive a score of 3 or higher on any of the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations of the College Entrance Examination Board may be eligible in the area of each examination, for advanced placement and credit toward graduation, as determined by the appropriate department. Please consult your counselor/advisor regarding specific courses and credits that you may be eligible to receive. If you receive a score of 4 or 5 in AP English Composition, place yourself in English 003.

HUMANITIES/SOCIAL SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Each student must complete at least 15 credits in the social science/humanities areas as follows:

  1. Complete three credit hours (one course) per the University requirement in Afro-American studies;
  2. Choose either the “Literature” or “Non-Literature” area from the Humanities elective at the lower level.
  3. Select three credit hours (one course) from either the Humanities or Social Sciences.

Courses that will satisfy Afro-American Studies Requirements:

HIST 005 or
POLS 006 Intro the Black Diaspora
ENGL 150 Afro-American Lit I
ENGL 151 Afro-American Lit II
AFRO 005 Intro to Afro-American Studies I
AFRO 006 Intro to Afro-American Studies II
POLS 168 Pan-Africanism
MUTP 100 Blacks in the Arts


REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Select courses based on the suggested program recommended by your major department using the placement information provided above.
  2. Access the web to identify specific course numbers and course meeting times.
  3. Enter your program on BISON WEB – July 8th thru July 23rd from 7:00AM to midnight. (See enclosed bookmark for registration steps.)
  4. Print out your program to confirm your course selection
  5. Pay your bill by August 1st, 2004.
  6. E-Mail or phone your department chairperson at the appropriate address, if you need assistance.

Important Note— Be sure to have a state or school issued picture identification, immunization records, your Howard University ID number, and any other important documents with you when you call your department chairperson or come to campus.


C
HEMICAL ENGINEERING

Course No.
Subject
Credits
EGPP 101 Intro/Engineering 2
MATH 156 Calculus I (Depending on Math Placement) 4
CHEM 003 Gen Chem. Lec I 4
CHEM 005 Gen Chem. Lab 1
ENGL 002 English 3
ELECTIVE (Humanities/Social Science) 3
 
Total
17
CONTACT:
Dr. John Tharakan, Department Chairperson
(202) 806-6624
jpt@scs.howard.edu


CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  
Course No.
Subject
Credits
EGPP 101 Intro/Engineering 2
MATH 156 Calculus I (Depending on Math Placement) 4
CHEM 003 Gen Chem. Lec I 4
CHEM 005 Gen Chem. Lab 1
ENG 002 English 3
CIEG 103 Computer Essentials in C E 3
  ROTC or Phys Ed 1
  Total 18
CONTACT:
Dr. Kimberly L. Jones, Department Chairperson
(202) 806-6570
enoel@howard.edu


ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  
Course No.
Subject
Credits
EGPP 101 Intro/Engineering 2
MATH 156 Calculus I (Depending on Math Placement) 4
CHEM 003 Gen Chem. Lec I 4
CHEM 005 Gen Chem. Lab 1
ENG 002 English 3
ECON 001 Prin Econ (Soc Sc) 3
 
Total
17
CONTACT:
Dr. Mohamed F. Chouikha, Chairperson
(202) 806-6585
cm@scs.howard.edu


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  
Course No.
Subject
Credits
EGPP 101 Intro/Engineering 2
MATH 156 Calculus I (Depending on Math Placement) 4
CHEM 003 Gen Chemistry & Recitation 4
MECH 103 Engineering Graphics 2
ENG 002 Freshmen Composition 3
PHED Physical Education 1
 
Total
16
CONTACT:
Dr. Horace A. Whitworth, Chairperson
(202) 806-6600
ace@cldc.howard.edu


SYSTEMS & COMPUTER SCIENCE
  
Course No.
Subject
Credits
EGPP 101 Introduction to Engineering 2
SYCS 135 Introductory Programming 4
ENG 002 Freshman English 3
MATH-156 Calculus I (Depending on Math Placement) 4
BIOL 101 General Biology OR 4
CHEM 003 General Chemistry  
 
Total
17

CONTACT:
Legand Burge, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair
(202) 806-6595
blegand@scs.howard.edu



DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
  
Course No.
Subject
Credits
MATH 006 College Algebra I 3
ENGL 002 English I 3
ARCH 003 Environment & Architecture 3
ARCH 150 Design Communication I 3
  General Elective 3
PHED Health & Physical Education 1
 
Total
16
CONTACT:
Victor C. W. Dzidzienyo, Associate Professor and Interim Chairman
(202) 806-7424
vdzidzienyo@howard.edu

 
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