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Systems Engineering

Emily Coleman and Boeing

Welcome to the Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering degree program at the College of Charleston! Why study Systems Engineering at the College of Charleston?

  • Strong connections with local industries such as Boeing, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Volvo, and many others means internship and mentorship opportunities.
  • This unique and innovative program enables graduates to gain employment in a wide variety of engineering fields, becoming Mechanical Systems Engineers, Electrical Systems Engineers, Computer Systems Engineers, Industrial Systems Engineers and others.
  • An optional study abroad opportunity with two engineering universities in Ireland and the UK provides an articulated international experience during your sophomore year.
  • A strong liberal arts curriculum with four semesters of foreign language produces today’s contemporary engineer who can solve problems in a global context.
  • At a university focused on excellence in undergraduate education, students receive a more personalized and exceptional educational experience and have opportunities to engage in undergraduate research opportunities with professors.
  • With a strong enrollment of women, classes and project teams will be rich with gender diversity.
  • During the year-long senior design project course, students take a deeper dive into specific areas (Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Simulation, etc) of Systems Engineering which helps steer graduates into their first career opportunity.

What is Systems Engineering?

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