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About Engineering and Physics

The Department of Engineering and Physics at Elizabethtown College is unique: small in size, big on quality.

EPIC Scholarship for female engineers

Women in Engineering

The Engineering Practices with Impact Cohort (EPIC) Scholarship Program provides women with the financial support & focused mentoring needed to make their dreams a reality. Apply today.

Engineering and Physics Projects

Elizabethtown Engineering and Physics students are involved in numerous projects in and around campus.

Facilities, Labs and Equipment

The Department of Engineering and Physics, located in the Masters Center for Science, Mathematics & Engineering, encompasses a collection of state-of-the-art laboratories and research spaces as well as areas for students to gather and study.

Programs

 

BS in Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical, or Sustainable Design

This program is accredited by the Engineering Commission of ABET, 111 Market Pl., Suite 1050 Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 347-7700), and emphasizes hands-on projects every year. Broad curricular and project background allows students to excel in the current multidisciplinary nature of many engineering careers. This is our fastest growing major and accounts for two-thirds of our 150 Engineering and Physics students.Our BS Engineering degree is accredited for concentrations in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering; the new Sustainable Design concentration will be included in the ABET re-accreditation review of the BS Engineering program in 2014. See catalog details including Program Educational Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes.
   -  In 2013/14, we have 117 BS Engineering Undergrads (Includes Freshmen "intended Majors")
   -  In 2012/13, we had 86 BS Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 14
   -  In 2011/12, we had 76 BS Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 11
   -  In 2010/11, we had 59 BS Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 5

   -  In 2009/10, we had 63 BS Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 3
   -  In 2008/09, we had 45 BS Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 2

BS in Computer Engineering

This program is accredited by the Engineering Commission of ABET, 111 Market Pl., Suite 1050 Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 347-7700), and includes mastering both computer hardware and software design. Upper-level courses and research projects often have emphasis on robotics, machine intelligence, or green technologies. This is our oldest engineering program with close to 100 graduates to-date. See catalog details including Program Educational Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes, and read more.
   -  In 2013/14, we have 21 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads (Includes Freshmen "intended Majors")
   -  In 2012/13, we had 16 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 4

   -  In 2011/12, we had 19 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 2
   -  In 2010/11, we had 16 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 4

   -  In 2009/10, we had 20 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 6
   -  In 2008/09, we had 17 BS Computer Engineering Undergrads, and graduated 3

BS in Industrial Engineering Management (IEM)

Combines engineering and business administration, two of the top professional programs at Elizabethtown College.  See Catalog Details.
   -  In 2013/14, we have 2 BS IEM Undergrads (Includes Freshmen "intended Majors")
   -  In 2012/13, we had 5 BS IEM Undergrads, and graduated 6

   -  In 2011/12, we had 9 BS IEM Undergrads, and graduated 2
   -  In 2010/11, we had 9 BS IEM Undergrads, and graduated 1

   -  In 2009/10, we had 6 BS IEM Undergrads, and graduated 1
   -  In 2008/09, we had 5 BS IEM Undergrads, and graduated 5

BS in Physics, BS in Physics Secondary Education

The BS in Physics is preparation either for graduate school or for the technical job market. Excellent choice for self-motivated students with broad interests since the lower credit requirements allow for ample electives and possible double majors. The BS in Physics Secondary Education is offered in conjunction with the education department, leads to Pennsylvania teacher certification at the secondary level.
   -  In 2013/14, we have 2 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads(Includes Freshmen "intended Majors")
   -  In 2012/13, we had 5 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads, and graduated 2
   -  In 2011/12, we had 9 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads, and graduated 3
   -  In 2010/11, we had 9 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads, and graduated 1
   -  In 2009/10, we had 6 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads, and graduated 2
   -  In 2008/09, we had 5 BS Physics/Physics-Ed Undergrads, and graduated 0

Minor in Architectural Studies

See Check-Sheet and Four-Year Plans

Minor in Technical Design

This program emphasizes multidisciplinary team projects

Minor in Physics

See Catalog Details.

Minor in Science Education

We participate in the General Science Education program for both the BS in General Science and the General Science Minor.

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