Megan Hurley

Megan Hurley

"My favorite part about Grand Valley is how small the classes are and how the professors take the time to get to know the students." - Megan Hurley, biology major Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Engineering

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
MATH 141 4
SOCI 202 3
CHEM 101 5
Second Semester
MATH 142 4
ECON 201 or 202 3
PHIL 210 3
PHYS 201 5


  1. This guide assumes student is starting in Calculus 1. If you are starting in a different level math course, please consult with your advisor.
  2. The Engineering major at GVSU requires secondary admission. Consult with an academic advisor at GVSU concerning these requirements.
  3. To speak with a GVSU academic advisor about the Engineering degree, please call 616.331.6025.
  4. Degree offered: B.S.E.


Admission is competitive and requires a secondary application. Applicants must meet the following: (1) a GPA of 2.7 or above in the engineering fundamentals course sequence, (2) completion of each course in the engineering fundamentals course sequence with a grade of C (2.0) or above, and (3) completion of preparation for placement in cooperative engineering education. Transfer students must also complete at least eight semester hours of engineering courses at Grand Valley before they can be considered for advancement to major standing.

Students must apply directly to the School of Engineering before the last day of classes of the fall semester of the academic year in which they are seeking advancement to major standing. Application forms are available at the School of Engineering Office and are to be returned to and signed by the student's engineering advisor. Notification letters are issued no later than the second week of the winter semester.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 •