Undergraduate Degree Progress and Minors FAQ
- All engineering students are required to take seven humanity/social science courses (21 credit hours total) from several different categories.
- For ISE students, you must also take an additional engineering ethics course.
- Humanity/social science GEP courses must be taken for a grade.
- The list of approved courses depends on the curriculum. Your degree audit will be the most accurate resource of approved GEP courses which are tied to your start date at NC State.
- Use your degree audit as your guide for planning courses.
- If you want to deviate from the suggested sequence of courses in the degree audit, be sure you will meet prerequisites for future courses.
- Industrial engineering course offerings are more frequent. Most 200-, 300-, and some 400-level ISE courses are offered two times a year.
- Take advantage of the plan of work feature in MyPack to plan out all of your courses.
- The most popular non-humanity minors for ISE students are graphic communications, math, and statistics.
- Computer programming is a good minor for ISE.
- A minor in business administration is helpful for students who plan to get an MBA.
- Some ISE students minor in a foreign language.
- For more information about minors, visit Academic Advising Services.
- Fill out a Minor Declaration Form and bring it to your minor adviser, who will approve and send it to Registration & Records.
- The minor audit will appear under “Degree Audit” in MyPack and will be designated on your official transcript at the same time your degree is conferred.
- Learn about minors and their requirements including the minor advisor information here: http://advising.dasa.ncsu.edu/explore-majors-minors.
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