2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
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2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Engineering (Dual Degree) B.A.

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The Engineering Duel Degree program is a joint degree program of Maryville with the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of Washington University. There are three areas of study in this program:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Students in this program will spend the first three years at Maryville acquiring a firm foundation in chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, and/or biology, as well as a broad background in the humanities and social sciences. A GPA of 3.25 or better, both overall and in mathematics and science courses, is normally required. Students then continue with two years of study at Washington University. They also have an option available to earn a graduate degree in engineering. A high percentage of students of this program entering Washington University received some form of need-based assistance.

The Dual Degree study is an attractive alternative to traditional engineering curricula, which are often highly structured and require longer than four years to complete. The advantages of this degree program include the ability to complete degrees in two diverse areas, under predictable conditions and the opportunity to use the supportive, personalized environment at Maryville to develop the skills and confidence needed for success in engineering. Students earn a Science, B.S. from Maryville upon completion of degree requirements.

General Education Requirements:

  • One course in fine arts.
  • One course in English or a foreign language.
  • One course in philosophy.
  • One elective chosen from the arts, aesthetics, foreign language, humanities, philosophy or religion.
  • One course in American History or Government.
  • Two electives representing different disciplines, and chosen from economics, history, political science, psychology or sociology.
  • At least one of the humanities or social science courses (fulfilling General Education requirements) must be at the 300-400 level.

Additional requirements:

Completion of a minor in the sciences.
Completion of 96 credits at Maryville University.
Completion of B.S. in Engineering Program at Washington University.

For Computer Science & Computer Engineering:

  • A second programming language.

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