Interdisciplinary Engineering | Geneva College
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BSE Major

Interdisciplinary Engineering

Work with an advisor to construct a multidisciplinary engineering degree program

Engineering draws from many disciplines. Geneva offers students the opportunity to work with an advisor to develop an interdisciplinary engineering program that can focus on biomedical, mechatronics, and other fields. Combined with a foundation of biblical principles and Christian core curriculum, you can develop and complete a customized, interdisciplinary engineering degree.

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

Tailor-Made Program

Construct a concentration in engineering consultation, with an emphasis on the sciences

Involvement in Various Fields

Engage with different engineering disciplines through various competitions and projects

Multidisciplinary Focus

Gain a broad understanding of processes and systems within chemistry, electronics, biology, and the environment

Key Courses

Organic Chemistry

Through classroom and lab direction, learn how carbon and its compounds play an essential role in living and nonliving things

Mechanical Component Design

Examine the way materials experience wear and tear over time and how to optimize designs

Advanced Laboratory-Physical/Inorganic

Handle air-sensitive materials, experiment with electromagnetics, calculate heat within reactions, and more in this hands-on class

Senior Design

Undertake a design project of your choice to create your own solution to a real-world problem

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.


With a projected 22% increase in jobs, Research Engineers are in high demand, according the U.S. BLS.

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Research Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Water Resource Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Further your impact...

  • Attend graduate school at Clarkson University, Penn State University, Princeton, or MIT
  • Collect and analyze data to help businesses improve their efficiency and best practices
  • Work as a technical writer to help document a company’s process

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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