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Does 3+1 Program work for you?

The 3+1 Program is a fully constructed course schedule that capitalizes on your Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge International Exam (CI), transfer coursework (or dual enrollment) (DE) or Earned Admission (EA) credits to help you earn two degrees in four years.

See the courses below of recommended courses to get you started in the 3+1 Program.

Aerospace Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
CSE 110 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Biomedical Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
BIO 181 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, DE, IB)
CSE 110 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)

Chemical Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
BIO 181 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, DE, CI, IB)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Civil Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
BIO 181 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Computer Science

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
CSE 110 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)
LAB SCI***
LAB SCI***
***8 hours must be from the same subject area (or discipline):
BIO181 (AP, IB, CI, DE) and 182 (AP, DE, IB)
CHM 113 or 114 AND 116 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
PHY 121/122 (DE only); PHY 131/132 (DE only)
GLG101/103; GLG 102/104, or GLG 110/111 (DE only)

Computer Systems Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
CSE 110 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
LAB SCI (BIO181 or BIO 182 or CHM113 or CHM 114 or CHM 116) (AP, DE, IB)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Electrical Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
CHM 113 or 116 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Materials Science and Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
BIO 181(AP, IB, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

Mechanical Engineering

ENG 101 (IB, DE, EA) or ACT score for ENG 105 eligibility
MAT 265 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
MAT 266 (AP, CI, DE)
CHM 116 (AP, IB, CI, DE)
CSE 110 (AP, DE, IB, EA)
SB (AP, DE, IB, CI, EA)
HU (AP, DE, IB, EA)
FSE 100 (DE, EA)

If you are currently not eligible for the 3+1 Program, our Accelerated 4+1 Program may be another option.

The first step is to speak with your academic advisor on how to accelerate and they will assist in customizing a plan that works for you.

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Note: Accelerated degree schedules may include summer classes, which are not included in the New American University Scholarship.