ENGS 87: Undergraduate Investigations


15F: Arrange

16W: Arrange

16S: Arrange

16X: Arrange


Permission of the department chair. (One-page proposal submission required and must be submitted for approval prior to the end of the term preceding the term in which the course will be taken.)

May not be used to satisfy any A.B. major or B.E. degree requirements

An original investigation in a phase of science or engineering under the supervision of a member of the staff. Students electing the course will be expected to carry out preliminary reading during the preceding term and to meet weekly with the staff member supervising the investigation. The course is open to qualified undergraduates with the consent of the department chair, and it may be elected more than once, or taken as a one-third course credit for each of three consecutive terms. A report describing the details of the investigation must be filed with the department chair and approved at the completion of the course.