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Villanova University - 2016

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Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

Villanova's undergraduate engineering program is characterized by a personalized approach to technical education in a humanistic context. The undergraduate curriculum stresses fundamentals and design experience. The design process is central to the College's goal of educating technically competent engineers who have developed creative problem-solving skills. All freshman engineering students participate in a program that provides a multidisciplinary experience in engineering analysis, design, and research. Senior enginering students' design projects serve as capstone learning experiences that prepare graduates to enter the profession with real-world design experience. Technical courses are complemented by courses in the humanities and social sciences that engender a values-centered approach to the ethical complexities of the engineering profession. Number of years typically required to complete the bachelor's degree: 4.0.