• Pre-Engineering

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    In today’s world, engineers should expect to contribute more than mere technical competence. They must be alert to the implications of their work and cognizant of the changing priorities of society as well as its timeless values.

    Engineers must also be concerned about the effects of science and technology on the environment and quality of life, and be prepared to apply their knowledge of applied science to an ever-changing array of emerging technologies.

    Undergraduate Major

    Students interested in an engineering career have the option of majoring in pre-engineering or choosing from a variety of related majors including chemistry, computer science, mathematics and physics.

    The pre-engineering major, in connection with an undergraduate engineering degree and minor, additions is also considered excellent preparation for graduate or professional study in fields such as applied mathematics, applied physics, law, medicine, and math/science education.

    Joint Programs with Columbia University

    The University offers combined programs with Columbia University.

    Under the BA/BS plan, a student who attends Yeshiva University and fulfills all requirements for graduation aside from the total number of credits, maintains a 3.3 average in Engineering Requirements with no grade lower than a “B,” and receives the recommendation of the pre-engineering adviser is admitted to Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science as a junior. The student attends Columbia University for two additional years and, upon successful completion of the program, Yeshiva University confers the Bachelor of Arts degree and Columbia University confers the Bachelor of Science degree.

    Under the BA/MS plan, any student who graduates from Yeshiva College with an appropriate major will be automatically considered for admission to the master’s program in engineering at Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science despite not having earned a B.S.

    Joint Program with Stony Brook University

    Additionally, students may participate in a joint program with Stony Brook University. This BA/BS program allows students to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yeshiva University as well as a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University.

    If you have any questions about Pre-Engineering at YC, please contact Professor Ed Berliner at eberline@yu.edu or 212.960.5333.

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