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Freshman Engineering Program
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Freshman   Engineering   Program

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Montana Tech’s Freshman Engineering Program (FEP) is the entry point for every first-year engineering student.

Program Overview

The Freshman Engineering program enables incoming students with an interest in engineering to be exposed to a broad range of general disciplines without declaring a specific major in their freshman year.

All FEP students must complete a common curriculum their first year prior to applying to a specific engineering department. The courses in FEP create a strong foundation for basic engineering and assist the student with selecting one of Montana Tech’s engineering disciplines. FEP students meet with advisors on a regular basis and are encouraged to interact with other FEP students through team projects and campus activities.

The Montana Tech Freshman Engineering program will:

  • Recruit, advise, teach, and retain students for Montana Tech’s School of Mines and Engineering.
  • Provide engineering students with the skills necessary to succeed in a Montana Tech Engineering Discipline.

Pre-Freshman Engineering Program

Are your math skills ready for the Freshman Engineering Program? Students entering the FEP program must have math placement scores of 560+ for SAT and 24+ for ACT. Students with math placement scores below the Intermediate Algebra level will be required to take courses at Highlands College until reaching the Intermediate Algebra level.

Please visit the Pre-FEP page for more information.