Curriculum

3-2 Engineering Program

3 (or 4) Years at Sewanee

  • Humanities course requirements
  • Engineering school requirements
  • Major requirements

2 Years at engineering school:

  • Washington University (St. Louis)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Columbia University
  • Financial aid may be awarded for 3-2 and 4-2 students by the engineering school

Upon graduation from engineering school with a B.S. in engineering, you will receive a B.S. in your major from The University of the South.

University of the South requirements

  • 300-level foreign language, English 101, History 100, social science, fine arts, religion/philosophy
  • Calculus I,II, Multidimensional calculus, differential equations
  • Computer science course - intro to C, C++, Java, or Fortran
  • Physics I,II
  • Chemistry 120 or 150

4-2 engineering students must complete all departmental requirements for Sewanee graduation in their major and must pass their departmental comprehensive exam. 4-2 students may choose to graduate with their class before entering engineering school.

Abbreviated Majors only for 3-2 Students

Chemistry**
• Organic chemistry I & II (two courses)
• Chemical Analysis (one course)
• Thermodynamics with kinetics (one course)

Computer science**
• Data Structures (one course)
• Computer Organization (one course)
• Analysis of Algorithms (one course)
• Operating Systems (one course)
• CS elective at 300 level or higher (one course)

Mathematics**
• Discrete mathematics (one course)
• Linear algebra (one course)
• 2 course sequence from Abstract Algebra, Analysis, Topology, or Probability & Statistics (two courses)

Physics**
• Advanced Mechanics (one course)
• Electricity and Magnetism, intermediate or advanced (one course)
• Modern Physics I & II or Optics & Thermodynamics (two courses)
• Advanced Laboratory I & II (one course)
• Junior Seminar (half course)

**Comprehensive exams are not required for the 3-2 engineering program, but are required for the 4-2 engineering program.

Some of the Art or Theater courses can have a significant science and technology component and may be taken by the permission of the instructor.
• Theater 111, 342, 348 courses teach the use of hand tools and CADD programs and use them to design, build, and illuminate structures called stages.
• Art 281, 287 courses have introduction to welding and serious use of electronics and micro-controllers.
• Music is developing a course using electronics and micro-controllers.