Engineering Program - Geneva College, Christian College in PA
Geneva College

BSE Major

Engineering

Impact society with a versatile and challenging engineering degree.

Engineering makes our world better. Geneva engineers understand their work as essential to a well-functioning society. Through Geneva’s ABET-accredited engineering program, students can learn to create, design, and build a better tomorrow while actively growing in their faith and exploring the relationship between faith and the built environment.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

A Leader in Engineering

1 of 15 CCCU schools with an ABET-accredited engineering program

Competitive Hands-On Experience

Geneva competes in national intercollegiate engineering competitions

Nationally Ranked Engineering Program

U.S. News and World Report recognizes Geneva as a 2022 national top undergraduate engineering.

Key Courses

Engineering Calling and Vocation

Engineering profession and God’s call to life’s work

Christian Ethics and Engineering

Being an ethical engineer and ethical problems in engineering

Senior Design

Engineering project for industry client or realistic design problem

Solid Mechanics

Labs and hands-on study of how solid materials change and move

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

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Geneva's Engineering program is ABET accredited.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Geneva's engineering and computer science program provides a breadth of knowledge through common core courses in programming, software engineering, computer architecture, operating systems and networks, as well as a depth of knowledge in an application area through completion of a minor or second major chosen to complement talents, interests and vocational goals.

Engineering Program: Educational Objectives

Preamble: We encourage our students and graduates to make choices and commitments "for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor."  For all engineering graduates, we have the following objectives:

  1. Embrace a Christian worldview - understanding the science and technology relevant to their fields and practicing biblical ethics as they perform their work and interact effectively with diverse teams of people.

  2. Be active members of Christian churches and engaged in church leadership roles, Christian service, and/or community service appropriate to their gifts and opportunities.

  3. Grow professionally and obtain certifications and/or advanced degrees appropriate to their career path.

Engineering Program: Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the engineering program, graduates will have achieved the following outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an ability to articulate the meaning and impact of the Christian faith on how they will practice engineering professionally and ethically
  7. an ability to communicate effectively and ethically
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, societal, ecclesiastical, and missionary context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning in the spiritual, social, professional, and other spheres
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. an understanding of the Biblical concept of calling, particularly of the calling to be an engineer
  13. an understanding of the relationship between science, technology, and a Christian world view

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.

100%

Record of graduates finding jobs within their field

100 Years

Of engineering at Geneva College

“Geneva’s engineering curriculum and classes gave me a curiosity about how things work, why things are built the way they are, and what happens when they are built differently.” Sam Spear ’91, PE, Senior Engineering Manager

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Civil Design Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Environmental Design Engineer

Further your impact...

  • Graduate school
  • Work for companies like IBM, General Electric, and the U.S. Navy

Employers of our graduates say, Geneva students demonstrate subject matter excellence and professional preparation; dependability and strong work ethic; and an exceptional ability to engage others constructively in workplace contexts.

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