Our core curriculum provides you with an understanding of the ideas that have shaped human thinking in engineering, the humanities, arts, and sciences. This comprehensive understanding gives you the tools to understand the environmental, economic, ethical, sustainability, and social, impact of engineering solutions. Northwestern offers the only bachelor’s degree that combines a major in engineering and a second major in Bible.
The engineering major leads to a degree in engineering with emphases in mechanical, civil, or electrical/computer engineering. In addition, three of the engineering faculty have done extensive work in biomedical engineering.
Our engineering program prepares students for the industry by focusing on success through community—encouraging students to solve problems alongside their classmates. You will benefit from the small class sizes that gives you individual attention throughout your rigorous engineering coursework. Check out this video to see what our engineering students experience throughout their time at Northwestern.
With campus so close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving engineering and manufacturing industries.
If you have strong analytical skills and a desire to understand technical problem solving, this might be the right degree for you.
You will learn to analyze, think critically, and solve complex problems.
Some classes include:
Note: A Windows operating system is required for many courses in the Engineering program.
There are a variety of career and academic pathways that begin with a degree in engineering.
Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.
Carrie Francis came to University of Northwestern in 2016. Her primary teaching responsibilities include courses in physics and engineering. Her research focuses primarily on experimental...
Dr. Michael Jacobson joined Northwestern after spending more than twenty years at three different universities in the United Arab Emirates, serving on the faculty and in administrative roles. He...
Dr. Tongyan Pan has a degree or training in every major area of civil engineering and is a licensed professional engineer. After earning his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois...