Our engineering studies curriculum provides students with the mathematical and analytical skills that constitute the foundations of engineering, supporting a wide array of fields including mechanical, electrical, civil, and environmental engineering. In addition, the concentration offers practical, applied skills such as working with laboratory instrumentation, design software, and/or fabrication techniques. Completing this concentration in combination with a major in a natural science or math prepares students to pursue graduate work in engineering. To get started in this concentration, begin by taking science courses that fit your interests and math courses based on your math placement.
Science Course of your choosing (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Environmental Studies)
PHYS 160: Intro to Engineering Design
FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
Continue Math Sequence
The courses listed above are simply suggestions for how to get started on the concentration. The Physics 160 course over January Term is not a required course, but it counts toward the concentration and serves as a great way for first year students to determine if engineering might be something they enjoy!
CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK
Credit for previous courses is not common, but when appropriate, it is done in consultation with the Registrar and the Director of Engineering Studies.