Sample program of study for the dual-degree physics/engineering major. Students should select courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor.
See course descriptions for a list of required courses and description of course and program options.
|PHY-101 General Physics I + Lab||4||PHY-102 General Physics II + Lab||4|
|MAT-211 Calculus I + Lab||4||MAT-212 Calculus II + Lab||4|
|General Education/Elective||3||MAT-243 Linear Algebra||3|
|ENG-101 College Writing||3||CST-171 Programming Concepts||3|
|NDMU-100 Perspectives in Education||4||General Education/Program Elective||3|
|[18 credits]||[17 credits]|
|PHY-201 Modern Physics||3||PH 316L Classical Mechanics*||3|
|General Education/Elective||3||MAT-315 Differential Equations or elective||3|
|MAT-213 Calculus III||3||MAT-214 Calculus of Vector Fields||3|
|CHM-110 General Chemistry I||4||General Education||8|
|ECO-212 Principles of Microeconomics||3||[18 credits]|
|PH 314 Quantum Mechanics I*||3||Program Elective*||3|
|PH 315 Electricity and Magnetism||3||General Chemistry II||3|
|General Education/Program Electives||12||General Education/Program Electives||9|
|[18 credits]||Inv in Physics||1 - 3|
|[17 - 19 credits]|
|Fourth and Fifth Year: Engineering School|
|Courses to be determined by program and school chosen|
Through articulation agreements with premier engineering programs, we offer a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from NDMU in 3-4 years followed by a BS in Engineering in 2-3 years from a premier engineering school.
The Dual Degree Engineering program includes opportunities for chemistry, computer information systems, mathematics, and physics majors. Contact the program coordinator to discuss your interests and goals to determine the most appropriate program for you.
G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University
Programs: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Materials Science & Engineering; Engineering Mechanics; Mechanical Engineering
Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University
Programs: Applied Mathematics or Physics; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Mechanics; IEOR: Industrial Engineering, Management Systems, or Operations Research; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis
Programs: Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science or Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Systems Science and Engineering
Note: Admission to engineering schools is competitive and is not guaranteed.
Engineering programs that can pair with NDMU majors include:
Once the Bachelor of Science degree is successfully completed for the engineering program, your Bachelor of Arts degree from NDMU will also be awarded.
One of the hallmarks of the rich educational environment at NDMU is the opportunity to participate in research in your field of interest. Our annual Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day provides the perfect forum to showcase your hard work with a formal research presentation to the NDMU community.
Graduates of the dual degree engineering program at NDMU have secured positions at organizations such as: