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Spark your engineering career

Earn dual degrees to gain a competitive edge in this in-demand field

Pre-Engineering with YSU

Offered by: Physics and Engineering

Are you curious about how things work? Do you like to be challenged? In partnership with Youngstown State University (YSU), SRU offers a dual-degree Pre-Engineering program. Through this program, you'll spend three years at each university-earning a BA in physics from SRU and a BS in engineering from YSU. In combination, these two degrees will expedite your engineering career.

Why Choose Pre-Engineering with YSU?

There is a great demand for engineers in today's world, and students graduating with this degree are exceptionally successful in landing jobs. Through SRU's dual-degree program, you'll gain the advantage of two different educational experiences from two top universities learning from skilled faculty.

What Will You Learn?

In your three years at SRU, you'll learn the in-and-outs of physics and take pre-engineering electives based on your choice of the engineering field. In your three years at YSU, you'll be exposed to a hands-on, project-based curriculum as you earn your degree in engineering.

You can choose from these fields in the Pre-Engineering with YSU program:

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical

Careers In Pre-Engineering with YSU

Receiving both a physics degree and an engineering degree will give you an added advantage whether you are applying to graduate programs or seeking a job in the industry. Engineering careers are expected to grow by more than 10% in the next decade (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). With your dual degrees, you'll be strongly positioned to catch the eyes of employers in one of the highest-paying, fastest-growing industries in the country.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Physics Club
  • Sigma-Pi-Sigma: The Physics Honor Society