Program completion requirements

Empowering student success

To successfully complete this program, you must meet five “competencies” in your educational journey.

Our five core requirements will help you become the well-rounded, talented, socially-conscious entrepreneur you need to be to positively impact the world.

You can complete the following five competencies by crafting a course roadmap, with help from faculty mentors in four special courses designed to keep you on the right path.

Chart a course for success

These are the five competencies you must complete over the course of your education.

These competencies can be completed at any time, throughout your coursework in this program.

Entrepreneurship

Understanding, preferably developed through experience, of the necessity of a viable business model for solution implementation.

You must complete two courses related to this competency to satisfy the requirement.

 

Multidisciplinary

Understanding multidisciplinary of engineering systems solutions developed through personal engagement.

You must complete two courses related to this competency to satisfy the requirement.

Multicultural

Understanding different cultures, preferably through multicultural experiences, to ensure cultural acceptance of proposed engineering solutions.

You must complete two courses related to this competency to satisfy the requirement.

Talent

Mentored research/creative project experience on a Grand Challenge-like topic.

You must complete two courses related to this competency to satisfy the requirement.

Social Consciousness

Understanding that engineering solutions should primarily serve people and society reflecting social consciousness.

You must complete two courses related to this competency to satisfy the requirement.

Help along the way

Keep yourself on track with the four steps outlined below.

1

Year 1: FSE150 + Create Portfolio

Learn how you can help solve local and global challenges by leveraging the opportunities presented by the Grand Challenges.

2

Year 2: FSE294: GCSP Gold

Hone your path through the GCSP program, and learn how to connect that journey with your life and career goals. Seek mentorship opportunities and begin to look for internships and other professional opportunities.

3

Year 3: FSE394: GCSP Maroon

Reflect on what you’ve learned in the program and learn how to leverage it in the professional world.

4

Year 4: Final portfolio submission and graduation

Congratulations, you’ve made it! Submit your portfolio and get ready to meet the world’s challenges with an open mind and the determination to make a difference.