Department of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science

Pre-Engineering & Dual-Engineering Programs

Pre-Engineering Program

A student entering the pre-engineering program concentrates the first two years on completing basic courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry and humanities. At the conclusion of the second year, the student transfers to the engineering school of choice to complete the B.S. degree in engineering. A suggested curriculum follows the curricula for mathematics majors.

Dual-Degree Engineering Programs

UM currently has dual-degree program agreements with the engineering schools and colleges of The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (UA), University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). In three years at UM, a student in one of these programs completes 96 semester hours, which include all of UM’s general education requirements and all course requirements of the B.S. degree in mathematics. After successful completion of those three years, the student transfers to the engineering college of his or her choice. Those universities offer the following areas of concentration:

  • UA: aerospace, architectural, chemical, civil, electrical (computer engineering option available), environmental, industrial, mechanical, metallurgical, or computer science;
  • UAB: biomedical, civil, electrical, materials, or mechanical;
  • UAH: aerospace, chemical, civil and environmental, computer, electrical, industrial and system, mechanical, or optical.

Upon successful completion of study of a specific engineering curriculum, the student is awarded two degrees: a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a B.S. in Mathematics from UM.

Students interested in a dual-degree program should contact the Dual-Degree Engineering Advisor, Dr. Kevin Hope for details.