Engineering & Natural Science Pathway

Have you always been strong in math and science? Do you enjoy solving problems and puzzles? Are you technologically talented? This pathway is best for students with a strong interest in math and science who would like to learn how to apply those skills to a future profession in engineering, science, or technology.  The strong analytical skills developed by majors in this pathway are highly sought after by employees.

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Majors in this pathway typically lead to careers supporting exploration, business, and development in science, research, engineering, manufacturing, or technology.


View the potential majors that branch from the Engineering & Natural Science Pathway.

Math Requirement

Math STEM Pathway: Math 94, 98/108, 105, 115, 116, 117, 231 or 213.

First Semester Sample Curriculum

Work with your advisor to make necessary adjustments to best fit your interests, goals, and placement levels.  New freshmen will enroll in courses as part of New Student Orientation programming.  You’ll find more information on UWM’s General Education Requirements — courses required by all Bachelor’s Degrees — in the Academic Catalog.

Total 13-18
Course Credits Notes
OWC-A: English 100, 101 or 102 3-4 Course level determined by placement. Grade of C or better required.
QL-A: Math 105, 115, 117, or QL-B: Math 231 3-4 Course level determined by placement. Grade of C or better required.
Chemistry 100, 102, or 105 4-5 Grade of C or better required.
Ed Psy 110: Planning Your Major/Career 3

Important Milestones

  • Complete 15 credits each semester to stay on track.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA (2.75 for Electrical or Mechanical Engineering).
  • See your advisor by the mid-point of each semester to discuss your progress and begin planning for second semester
  • Visit Career Communities and Services to begin developing a career plan with the support of a Career Advisor.