Students participating in the dual-degree program are expected to meet the following curriculum requirements at Francis Marion University:

1. A total of 86 hours must be completed with a grade of C or above in each course. (A course may be retaken to improve the grade to C or better, but grades in all courses will be considered by Clemson University in determining a student’s grade point average.)

2. All General Education Requirements at Francis Marion University must be met. However, in order to simultaneously satisfy the General Education Requirements at Clemson University, the following courses are recommended:

a. Communications: English 112 and 200, Speech 101, Computer Science 212 or 226

b. Social Sciences: Economics 203 and 204, Political Science 101 or 103

c. Humanities: Literature (any language) (6 hours), History (3 hours), Art 101, Music 101, or Theater 101

d. Mathematics: Math 201 and 202

e. Natural Science: Physics 200 and 201, Biology 105

3. In addition, the following courses in science, mathematics, and computer science must be completed (41 hours):

  • Physics 200, 201, 202, 220, 314
  • Mathematics 201, 202, 203, 301, 306
  • Chemistry 101, 102
  • Computer Science 212 or 226

4. A minimum of 7 hours of electives must be selected in consultation with advisors at Clemson University and Francis Marion University. The selection will be influenced by the student’s choice of engineering major. Recommended courses include the following:

  • SPCO 101 or English 318
  • Physics 301, 306, 310, 312, 406
  • Mathematics: 304, 305, 312, 425
  • Computer Science 226, 227
  • Chemistry 201, 202 (Chemical engineers only)
  • Foreign Language