What is R2DEEP?
R2DEEP is a Recruitment, Retention and Distance Engineering project. It is a Pre-Engineering Program initiative, which combines recruitment, training, and retention strategies in hopes of bolstering the quantity and quality of students that apply, enroll, and complete programs offered by the College of Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus.
Do you have to be interested in engineering to enroll in R2DEEP courses? NO. Even though the R2DEEP program was created as a recruitment and retention strategy for the College of Engineering programs of the UPRM, students of any other discipline can take courses offered by the R2DEEP program. The following courses are requisites for other university majors:
- INGE 3001 – Introduction to Engineering (1 cr)
- INGE 3011 – Engineering Graphics (2 cr)
- MATE 3171 – Pre-Calculus I (3 cr)
- MATE 3172 – Pre-Calculus II (3 cr)
- MATE 3031 – Calculus I (4 cr)
- INGE 3016 – Computer Programming and algorithm (3 cr)
- INGL 3101 – Basic Course in English (3 cr)
- INGL 3103 – Intermediate English I (3 cr)
- CIIC 3015 – Introduction to Computer Programming I (4 cr and laboratory). Course for students interested in Software Engineering or Industrial Engineering
R2DEEP promotes the participation of students in different summer camps offered by the UPRM. We encourage the development and growth of engineering related high school clubs. We uphold a sustainable plan to promote professional opportunities in engineering careers, as well as those offered by the UPRM College of Engineering to high school students.
We offer, as pre-engineering disciplines, college level courses on mathematics, engineering graphics, and programming to high school students in online and hybrid modality. These courses re-strengthen student’s preparation for a successful transition towards a university career. R2DEEP students may take these courses independently from the comfort of their homes or at their schools if an agreement with UPRM is established. These students will obtain validated credits for a university career at UPRM or any other university entity (Academic Senate 09-20).
To apply for the R2DEEP Program, it is required that the student: has a 3.50 GPA and is coursing 10th-12th grade of high school.
To take the Pre-Calculus 1 under R2DEEP the student must have achieved the following scores: 651 or more in the Math part of the PEAU-College Board test or a score of 605 or more in Math in the PAA-College Board test. Those students that have scored lower, must take and approve the Diagnostic Test offered by the Mathematics Department of the UPRM. Reviews for the exams are available free of cost at: http://quiz.uprm.edu/remediadora/
The date for diagnostic math test will be Saturday, December 4, 2021. Online registration process will begin on November 1st through the 30th, 2021, until 4:30 p.m. The diagnostic math test should be taken by students who are interested in Pre-Calculus course with the R2DEEP Program and have already taken the College Board Exam and obtained 604 or less in the mathematical achievement part; or have not taken the College Board Exam. This test diagnostic math test is free of charge.
To take the diagnostic math test you need to do the following steps:
Because you are not registered as a UPRM student, the R2DEEP Program will provide you a provisional student number. You must request this number in R²DEEP Registry for R²DEEP Diagnostic Math Test or INFOMATE (google.com). Once you fill out this form, you must write an email to email@example.com to inform that you have requested a provisional student number.
With the provisional student number provided you must enter Online Registration – Diagnostic Math Test (R2DEEP) (uprm.edu) and register to take the test.
Please be informed that the Mathematics Department also offers the INFOMATE at a cost of $150, which is a special course that provides a full review for the diagnostic test. There are several sections for this course (see *Available sections). Taking this course, will guarantee a place in the diagnostic math test.
To take the course you must:
Because you are not registered as a UPRM student, R2DEEP Program will provide you a provisional student number. You must request this number in R²DEEP Registry for R²DEEP Diagnostic Math Test or INFOMATE (google.com).
Once you fill out this form, you must write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate that you have requested a provisional student number. If the student has requested a student number for the INFOMATE course, then he/she will use this same number for the registration of the diagnostic math test.
*Available sections for INFOMATE Course:
October 4 to November 20, 2021*
Monday and Wednesday, from 4:30-6:30 pm
September 30 to November 20, 2021*
Tuesday and Thursday, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
October 2 to November 20, 2021*
Saturday, from 8:00-12:00 m.
For registration (after having requested the student number) and payment: Login Short Courses (uprm.edu)
Also, to take the Basic English Course with R2DEEPProgram; the student must have obtained an English Achievement Score (PAA) of 569 or less. To take the Intermediate English I; the student must have obtained an English Achievement Score (PAA) of 570 to 800.
Reasonable (special needs) Accommodation:
If the student needs reasonable accommodation, he must request it by accessing this link https://www.uprm.edu/p/sei/formularios