Bachelors (BS) in Engineering

Engineering is the application of mathematical and scientific knowledge to provide for the technological needs of society. This major offers a 90-semester-hour course of study with a concentration in civil, computer, electrical or mechanical engineering. Design work is integrated throughout the curriculum, utilizing current methodologies and computer tools. The engineering major will prepare students for the engineering profession, graduate programs and professional licensure. All engineering majors will be required to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam prior to graduation.

Those students interested in pursuing an engineering degree in other areas, such as chemical or aerospace engineering, should see Applied Science.

Upon entering, students interested in majoring in engineering should contact an engineering advisor. There are specific general education requirements for engineering majors (see below). There is also a sequence for courses in the major.

Degree Outcomes

Graduates with a BS in engineering will:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data
  • Design a system, component or process to meet desire needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability
  • Function on multidisciplinary team.
  • Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate breadth of knowledge necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context

Special General Education Requirements

Engineering majors shall complete the following general education requirements.

The following summaries note total hours and exceptions to the university general education policy. Refer to the general education section of this catalog for specific course options.

  1. Senior Capstone: 3 hours
  2. Bible and Religion: 7 hours from stated options, including RELI 300 Christian Foundations (3)
  3. Communication: 6 hours, including:
    WRIT 110 College Writing (3) (may be waived by verbal SAT of 670 or above)
    COMM 100 Introduction to Communication (3)
  4. Health and Human Performance: HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness (2)
  5. Humanities: 8-9 hours from stated options, including PHIL 230 Ethics (3). Other courses must include a minimum of two courses from the general education humanities requirements for fine arts, history and literature. Each course must be in a different area of the humanities.
  6. Mathematics: 4 hours:
    MATH 201 Calculus I (4)
  7. Natural Science: 8 hours, including:
    CHEM 211 General Chemistry I (4)
    PHYS 211 General Physics with Calculus I (4)
  8. Social Science: 6 hours from the following:

    Students must choose one of the following courses:
    ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

    Students must also choose one of the following courses:
    PSCI 150 Introduction to Political Science (3)
    PSYC 150 General Psychology (3)
    SOCI 150 Principles of Sociology (3)

  9. Global and Cultural Understanding: 3 hours from stated options. (Since Music in World Cultures is only 2 hours, it will not fulfill this requirement)

Major Requirements

The major requires course work to be completed in the following areas:

Engineering Core (30 hours)

ENGE 220 Digital Logic Design (4)
ENGE 250 Electrical Circuit Analysis (4)
ENGM 210 Statics and Dynamics (4)
ENGM 311 Engineering Thermodynamics (3)
ENGR 151 Engineering Principles I (3)
ENGR 152 Engineering Principles II (3)
ENGR 381 Servant Engineering I (2)
ENGR 382 Servant Engineering II (2)
ENGR 481 Senior Design I (1)
ENGR 482 Senior Design II (3)
ENGR 490 Senior Seminar (1)

Mathematics and Natural Science (23 hours)

MATH 201 Calculus I (4)
MATH 202 Calculus II (4)
MATH 301 Calculus III (3)
MATH 310 Differential Equations with Linear Algebra (4)
PHYS 211 General Physics with Calculus I (4)
PHYS 212 General Physics with Calculus II (4)

Concentrations (37 hours)

Civil Engineering

ENGC 310 Environmental Engineering (3)
ENGC 320 Engineering Surveying (2)
ENGC 330 Structural Analysis and Design (3)
ENGC 340 Geotechnical Engineering (4)
ENGC 350 Water Resources Engineering (4)
ENGC 370 Transportation Engineering (2)

ENGM 320 Mechanics of Materials (4)
ENGM 330 Fluid Mechanics (3)
ENGR 250 Principles of Materials Science (3)

Students must choose 6 semesters from the following courses:

ENGC 430 Reinforced Concrete Design (3)
ENGC 450 Construction Management and Professional Practice (3)
ENGC 460 Design of Steel Structures (3)

Students must choose one of the following courses:
MATH 240 Statistical Procedures (3)
MATH 300 Numerical Methods (3)
MATH 331 Probability (3)

Computer Engineering

CSIS 202 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)
CSIS 310 Data Structures and File Processing (3)
CSIS 360 Computer Architecture and Assembly Language (3)
CSIS 460 Operating Systems (3)
ENGE 300 C Programming with Applications (3)
ENGE 311 Electronic Devices and Circuits (4)
ENGE 312 Applications of Electronic Devices (4)
ENGE 330 Electrical Signals and Networks (4)
ENGE 420 Microprocessors (4)
ENGE 480 Digital Signal Processing (3)
MATH 260 Discrete Mathematics (3)

Electrical Engineering

ENGE 300 C Programming with Applications (3)
ENGE 311 Electronic Devices and Circuits (4)
ENGE 312 Applications of Electronic Devices (4)
ENGE 330 Electrical Signals and Networks (4)
ENGE 360 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (3)
ENGE 420 Microprocessors (4)
ENGE 480 Digital Signal Processing (3)

Students must choose 6 semester hours from the following courses:
ENGE 410 Digital System Design (3)
ENGE 430 Communication Systems (3)
ENGE 440 Electric Machines and Power Systems (3)
ENGE 460 Microwave Engineering and Applications (3)

Students must choose one of the following courses:
CSIS 202 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)
ENGR 250 Principles of Materials Science (3)

Students must choose one of the following courses:
MATH 240 Statistical Procedures (3)
MATH 300 Numerical Methods (3)
MATH 331 Probability (3)

Mechanical Engineering

ENGM 300 Computational Methods (2)
ENGM 312 Applications of Engineering Thermodynamics (3)
ENGM 320 Mechanics of Materials (4)
ENGM 330 Fluid Mechanics (3)
ENGM 350 Machine Dynamics and Vibrations (3)
ENGM 380 Heat Transfer (4)
ENGM 400 Mechanical Engineering Design (3)
ENGM 480 Control Systems Engineering (3)
ENGR 250 Principles of Materials Science (3)

Students must choose 6 semester hours from the following courses:
ENGM 410 Materials and Processes in Manufacturing (3)
ENGM 420 Biomechanics (3)
ENGM 450 Vehicle Systems Dynamics (3)
ENGM 470 Energy Systems Engineering (3)

Students must choose one of the following courses:
MATH 240 Statistical Procedures (3)
MATH 300 Numerical Methods (3)
MATH 331 Probability (3)

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