First -year Curriculum at University of Alabama (TIDE)
University of Alabama


T Teaching
I Integration
D Design
E Learning

Freshman curriculum for engineering student

  • based on results of Foundation Coalition (FC) freshman pilot program (Fall 94 - present)
  • designed for institutionalization

Open to all engineering & CS majors Run in parallel with existing freshman program

  • four year phase-in period minimum
  • Pre-calculus Algebra placement for TIDE