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2025 Systems Engineering Major Curriculum


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SEN1 Systems Engineering Systems Engineering Major Systems Engineering 12 5

2025 Systems Engineering Major Tracks

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Courses Choose 9 of 9
EM411 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.5  
SE301 FNDTN ENGIN DSGN & SYS MGMT 3.0  
SE302 FUNDAMENTALS OF SYSTEMS ENG 3.0  
SE370 COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS ENG 3.0  
SE375 STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS 3.0  
SE385 DECISION ANALYSIS 3.0  
SE387 DETERMINISTIC MODELS 3.0  
SE388 STOCHASTIC MODELS 3.0  
SE400 PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SEMIN 1.0  
AND
Simulation Elective Choose 1 of 3
EM481 SYSTEMS SIMULATION 3.5  
SE485 COMBAT MODELING 3.0  
SM484 SYSTEM DYNAMICS SIMULATION 3.0  
AND

Complementary Support Courses - Elective Tracks  
Choose one of the following elective tracks: General Engineering, Mechanical Robotic Systems, Aeronautical System, Power Energy Systems, Infrastructure Systems, Nuclear Systems, Cyber Security Systems, Digital Communication Systems, Electrical Robotic Systems, Environmental Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Software Systems Development, Artificial Intelligence, Web Application System Development, Electrical Systems, Human Factor Systems, and Student Engineering Systems Design. The elective tracks consist of 5 courses that provide depth in a chosen engineering domain discipline outside the major. Students have the flexibility to design their own Elective Track under the Student Engineering Systems Design Track as long as they fulfill the minimum required Engineering Technology credit-hours.
Student Engineering Systems Design Choose 5 of 5
Choose 5 courses, one of which will be either CY305 or EE301 in order to fulfill the IT/Cyber requirements. Another will be MC300. At least 2 of the remaining 3 courses must be outside the department, have an engineering domain theme, and be approved by the Program Director. The designed track must contribute at least 10 Engineering Technology credit-hours.
OR
Mechanical Robotic Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC306 DYNAMICS 3.0  
XE472 DYNAMIC MODELING AND CONTROL 3.0  
XE475 MECHATRONICS 3.5  
OR
Aeronautical Systems Choose 5 of 5
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
MC312 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS II 3.0  
ME387 INTRODUCTION TO AERONAUTICS 3.0  
OR
Infrastructure Systems Choose 5 of 5
CE350 INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING 3.0  
CE450 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 3.0  
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
OR
Nuclear Systems Choose 5 of 5
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
NE300 FUNDAMENTALS OF NUCLEAR ENGR 3.0  
NE350 RADIOLOGICAL ENGR DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Cyber Security Systems Choose 5 of 5
CY300 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0  
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY350 NETWORK ENGR & MGT 3.0  
CY450 CYBER SECURITY ENGINEERING 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Digital Communication Systems Choose 5 of 6
Math option in this track is MA364 or, for a select population, MA365.
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EE362 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS 3.5  
EE381 SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS 3.5  
EE477 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS 3.0  
MA364 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 3.0  
MA365 ADV MATH FOR ENGRS/SCIENTISTS 3.0  
OR
Electrical Robotic Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EE360 DIGITAL LOGIC W/ EMBEDDED SYS 3.5  
EE375 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE W/MICRO 3.0  
XE472 DYNAMIC MODELING AND CONTROL 3.0  
XE475 MECHATRONICS 3.5  
OR
Environmental Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EV301 ENV SCIENCE FOR ENGR & SCIEN 3.0  
EV350 ENVIRONMNTL ENGR TECHNOLOGIES 3.0  
EV481 WATER RESOURCES PLAN & DESIGN 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Geographic Information Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EV378 CARTOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV398 GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3.0  
EV498 ADV GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYS 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Software Systems Development Choose 5 of 5
CS384 DATA STRUCTURES 3.0  
CS393 DATABASE SYSTEMS 3.0  
CS403 SOFTWARE TESTING & DEVELOPMENT 3.0  
CY300 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0  
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
OR
Artificial Intelligence Choose 5 of 5
CS384 DATA STRUCTURES 3.0  
CS486 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 3.0  
CY300 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0  
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Web Application System Development Choose 5 of 5
CS393 DATABASE SYSTEMS 3.0  
CY300 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0  
CY383 SECURE INTERFACE DESIGN 3.0  
CY394 CLOUD COMPUTING 3.0  
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
OR
Electrical Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EE360 DIGITAL LOGIC W/ EMBEDDED SYS 3.5  
EE362 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS 3.5  
EE450 MILITARY ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
OR
Human Factor Systems Choose 5 of 5
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
PL386 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0  
PL394 ANTHROPOMETRICS & BIOMECHANICS 3.0  
PL485 HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING 3.0  
OR
General Engineering Choose 5 of 5
Cadets choosing this track can replace IT460 with any Environmental Considerations Topics class upon PD approval (see DAC counseling form for list). They can also replace EM381 with any Environmental Considerations Topics class with 3 ET credit-hours (see DAC counseling form for list).
CY460 CYBER POLICY, STRATEGY, & OPNS 3.0  
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
EM381 ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
OR
Power Energy Systems Choose 5 of 5
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
MC312 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS II 3.0  
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 3.0  
AND

Integrative Experience for the Major Choose 2 of 2
SE402 SYSTEMS DESIGN & MANAGEMENT I 4.0  
SE403 SYSTEMS DESIGN & MANAGEMENT II 4.0  
AND
Science Depth  
Cadets in this major must take PH206/256 to satisfy the Science Depth requirement.
PH202 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH206 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH252 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH256 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
STEM Depth  
Cadets in this major must take MA205 or MA255 to satisfy the STEM Depth requirement.
MA205 CALCULUS II 4.0  
MA255 ADV MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS 4.5  
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Curriculum Requirements  
This section describes how cadets in this major satisfy various curriculum requirements.
IT/CYBER Requirements  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the IT/CYBER requirement by successfully completing the IT/CYBER content in the core curriculum and CY305/355 or the combination of EE301, SE370 and SE400.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
SE370 COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS ENG 3.0  
SE400 PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SEMIN 1.0  
Core Engineering Sequence  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the core engineering requirement as part of their major courses.
Writing-in-the-Major  
Cadets in this major satisfy the West Point Writing Program requirement by successfully completing writing requirements in the core curriculum and this course in the major.
SE402 SYSTEMS DESIGN & MANAGEMENT I 4.0  





2025 Systems Engineering Major w/ Honors Curriculum


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SEN1H Systems Engineering w/ Honors Systems Engineering Major w/ Honors Systems Engineering w/ Honors 1 1

2025 Systems Engineering Major w/ Honors Tracks

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Overarching Requirements  
A minimum of 42 total academic courses (3.0 credit hours or higher, taken or validated) are required to achieve the Honors distinction. All Honors Cadets will take SE491 in addition to courses required for completion of the SE major. If a Cadet does not have any validations approved by the Program Director, they must select one additional course that is taught within the SE Major curriculum.
Research Course Choose 1 of 1
SE491 RSRCH PROJ IN SYS ENG/ENG MGMT 3.0  
AND

Elective Course Requirement  
If required, take one additional course from the SE Simulation electives, the Environmental Consideration Topics, or any Elective Track.
AND

Grade Requirement  
Complete the requirements of the major as shown above, attain an APSC of at least 3.0 in the core curriculum, and at least a 3.5 in the major.