Department of General Engineering
Program Transfer Guide

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Department of General Engineering
143 Ottensman Hall, Platteville, WI 53818
Telephone: (608) 342-1711
Civil Engineering
Construction Emphasis
Geotechnical Engineering Emphasis
Environmental Engineering Emphasis
Structural Engineering Emphasis
Transportation Engineering Emphasis
Electrical Engineering
Communications and Electronics Emphasis
Controls Emphasis
Computers Emphasis
Power and Energy Emphasis
Engineering Physics
Environmental Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Production Emphasis
Management Emphasis
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Application Procedure

To apply for admission to UW-Platteville, submit a complete UW-System application form to:

UW-Platteville Admissions Office
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818

or apply online at

Request that your official transcripts be forwarded directly to the UW-Platteville Admissions Office from both your high school and from all colleges or universities you have attended.

While there is no deadline for applying to the University, early application is recommended due to UW-System enrollment management efforts that may require us to limit our enrollment.

General Admission Requirements

All transfer students may be admitted if the student has earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher in courses deemed to be transferable AND are in good standing at the instittion they are currently attending or have attended. Students transferring from a UW-College with an earned Associate of Arts and Sciences degree will have met all university general education requirements.

General Education Requirements
Course work available at the UW-Colleges
General Engineering Core Requirements
CHE 145 and 155
EGR 100
EGR 282
MAT 221, 222, and 223
MEC 201 and 202
PHY 201 and 202
  1. Students must successfully complete the General Engineering core program requirements before accumulating 60 credits.

  2. Students who complete their core in the Fall must earn the following Grade Point Average (GPA) in the core:

    Civil Engineering2.70
    Electrical Engineering2.30
    Engineering Physics2.40
    Environmental Engineering2.50
    Industrial Engineering2.20
    Mechanical Engineering2.60
    Software Engineering2.30

  3. Each Student must earn a grade of "C" or better in MAT 221 and 222.

  4. Students transferring into engineering with an Associate of Arts and Science degree from the UW-Colleges will have satisfied the General Education requirements for UW-Platteville.