Contact the Program Coordinator upon enrollment to discuss a recommended course of study. Some of the specifically required courses vary with the engineering colleges to which students transfer, and also the engineering specialty within a given college.
Complete all general education requirements of Roanoke College and the majority of the requirements for a degree in Physics or Mathematics in the first 3 years.
Courses required at Roanoke College in addition to the courses for the specific engineering programs:
- PHYS 201, 202, 203, 370, one physics course 300-level or above, and one 400-level physics course.
- MATH 121, 122, 201 and 331
- CHEM 111 and 112
- PHYS 201 and 202
- MATH 121, 122, 131, 201, and 331
- STAT 202, CPSC 120, and three additional courses chosen from (MATH 306, 321, 361, 388, 402, 431, 482; STAT 301, 401, 403, 404)
- CHEM 111 and 112
Also, check the admission requirements for each school (Virginia Tech or University of Tennessee-Knoxville) as they vary.
Virginia Tech's Requirements:
In addition to the courses described above, the student should also take the introductory engineering courses required of engineering students at Virginia Tech. These courses are also offered at Virginia Western Community College and should be taken during the Summer between the student's first and second year or second and third year at Roanoke College.
University of Tennessee-Knoxville Requirements:
- For the major in Physics, the students should also take, PHYS 453, MATH 482, and STAT 202 at Roanoke College.
After completion of coursework at Roanoke College, you will transfer to the College of engineering at Virginia Tech or University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Selected coursework from the engineering college is transferred back to Roanoke College to complete major requirement and the 33 total units of academic credit needed for graduation.