Loyola University Chicago

Engineering Science

Academic Regulation


Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better must be earned in all engineering science courses required for the Engineering Science major.


Continuation in the Major

A student will be withdrawn from the Engineering Science major if either of the following conditions exist:

1) The student receives two grades less than C- (excluding grades of W but including grades of WF) in a two year period in courses required for the major (including courses offered by the Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics departments).

2) The student has a cumulative GPA in major’s courses (including the ancillary courses) less than 2.00 after completion of the first two year sequence (i.e., upon completion of MATH 266).

The Registrar’s Policy on Prior Permission to Take Coursework at Other Universities must be followed.

The Director of Engineering Science may reinstate the student in exceptional cases.


Graduation Requirements

Students must complete 120 hours to graduate. Students must have a minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA. They must also have a minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA in their Core Curriculum and a minimum 2.00 GPA in their Engineering Science major.

Students must file an application for their degree before the assigned dates: the first week in October for degrees to be awarded in May; the first week in April for degrees to be awarded in January.

In-residence hours refers to the course credit hours taken at Loyola University, the Rome Center, or taken from any of the Loyola sponsored study abroad programs through the Office for International Programs.  Students must take their final, uninterrupted 45 hours of instruction or a minimum of 60 hours in residence at Loyola University Chicago.

A student with one Incomplete grade may petition the Director to attend Commencement ceremonies with his/her class.