First-year Curriculum at Arizona State University

Arizona State University

First Year

Introduction Freshman curriculum for engineering students. Student Performance Programs
FC Freshman Integrated Program in Engineering
FIPE, or EnGAGE Option 1
EnGAGE Option 2
Ad hoc program

Conclusions: FIPE



  • Seven years of delivery -Accomodates 20-25% of incoming freshmen
    -Facility and labor - intensive program
  • Acceptance in college
    -5 faculty memebers have taught the enegineering portion
    -50 faculty memebers have taught the mainstream freshman class
  • Retention and Performance
    -65% finish engineering BSE (<35% in mainstream)
    - FC students outperform mainstream students on assessment tools