According to the U.S. Department of Labor statistics, engineering is projected to be one of the top five areas of employment for the next decade. If you have been prepared by your high school education in writing, communications, mathematics and science, you should be ready to move into the college level courses. You will have to study a lot, but anything worth doing requires some effort. The payback occurs in career satisfaction. The engineering profession ranks in the upper 15% among the 250 types of work endeavors.
Dual Degree with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Engineering School at UIUC ranks number 6 overall in the United States, according to U.S. News and World Report. The Dual Degree (3-2) program results in a Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Chemistry or Biology from Greenville College and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from UIUC.
Dual Degree with Washington University in St. Louis
The Engineering School at Washington University in St. Louis is ranked number 14 overall according to U.S. News and World Report. This Dual Degree (3-2) program results in a Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Chemistry or Biology from Greenville College and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Washington University.
Benefits of the 3/2 Program
- Successful completion of Greenville's engineering program, with an appropriate GPA, guarantees admission to top-quality engineering schools for the remaining two years.
- Receive personal attention in the math and physics courses that provide the backbone of any engineering program.
- Gain exposure to the many engineering opportunities before making a final commitment to a specific field.
- Remain flexible in your career options by starting with the practical, broad- natured pre-engineering courses that prepare one for many fields.
- Obtain two degrees -- a liberal arts degree in addition to an engineering degree. Employers seek graduates with a broad background to better adapt to our constantly changing society.
- Spend three years at a campus where Christian principles and values are taught and practised.
Greenville College works alongside Yenching Elite Education as our premier partner in China for recruiting qualified Chinese students into its engineering dual-degree program. Yenching Elite Education focuses on providing access to our “Pathways Programs” designed to assist Chinese students upon graduating from high school. Students completing a one-year Pathway Program enjoy a curriculum focused on English language development and additional coursework to prepare them for attending the school’s four-year degree program. Yenching Elite Education also collaborates to find top students interested in pursuing our Engineering Dual Degree (3:2) partnerships with the University of Illinois and Washington University.
In addition to scholarships granted through non-program specific awards, Greenville University’s Engineering program offers the following: