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Year 2 of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program

Throughout the 2nd year, each student must complete courses in at least 4 different subjects, as well as an Applied Laboratory Module (MODAL).

General Education
Multidisciplinary Scientific Studies
For Year 2 of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program, each student must complete courses in at least 4 different subjects among the Year 2 courses offered by the Academic Departments: Pure and Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mechanics, Economics and Computer Science.

Group Science Project
All of the 2nd-year students participate in a Group Science Project, in teams of 5 to 7 people. The topics for these projects are chosen by the students and may be pursued in cooperation with one of the Research Center laboratories, an external research organization, a private company or public entity.

Applied Laboratory Modules (MODALs)
Each student is required to select a practical Applied Laboratory Module (MODAL). A MODAL may only be chosen once and counts as an independent subject.

Humanities and Social Sciences
During the 1st semester, students take classes in:
> Law, Economics and Political Science (examples: corporate law, communications and media).
> Humanities (examples: political philosophy, history of religion).
> Art (examples: art history, architecture, design).
During the 2nd semester, students take classes such as Art History and Business Process and Management, as well as seminars on various topics, including: Geopolitics and Strategy, Introduction to Psychoanalysis and Philosophies of the Far East.
In addition, students take courses in foreign languages and sports.
> Read more about the Humanities and Social Sciences Department

3-month Business Internship
The Business Internship takes place at the end of Year 2, either in France or abroad, and lasts three months. It is mandatory and gives students the opportunity to observe business operational and organizational procedures while acquiring valuable professional experience.
Workshops are also offered by the school's Career Assistance and Resource Center to help students with their internship choice, from filling out applications to career plan development.

International Experience
Students also have the opportunity to complete their business internship abroad with a foreign company for three months.