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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2022-2023 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Feb 07, 2023
 
2022-2023 Bradford Campus Catalog

Engineering, BS


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Contact: Dr. Matt Kropf

Degree Requirements


The bachelor of science degree in engineering is completed by starting at the Bradford campus, successfully completing the prerequisites to the junior year, and completing the degree at the Swanson School of Engineering in Pittsburgh.

An entering freshman must meet one of the following requirements to be admitted directly to the engineering program at Pitt-Bradford.

  1. SAT Math score of 500 or better, or
  2. SAT Math score of 450 or better and high school GPA of 3.25 or better.

For those students who want to major in engineering but do not meet either of the above requirements, an one-year pre-engineering program is required consisting of the following:

Fall
FS 0102 - FIRST YEAR SEMINAR  
ENG 0101 - ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1  
MATH 0132 - PRECALCULUS  
CHEM 0101 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1   (or CHEM  0090)
Credits: 14
 
Spring
ENG 0102 - ENGLISH COMPOSITION 2  
MATH 0140 - CALCULUS 1  
CHEM 0101 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1  or CHEM 0102 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY 2  
A humanities elective
A social sciences elective

Credits: 17

To be considered for relocation to the Swanson School of Engineering a student must have a cum GPA of at least 3.00 and completed the appropriate first-year Engineering coursework (minimum of 34 credits). Must earn C or better grades in Engineering curriculum (Calculus I, II, Physics I, II, CHEM 1,2, ENGR 15 &16). Students in the ME or EE programs must complete two years before relocating to the Pittsburgh campus. Bioengineering requires a 3.50 GPA. Students wishing to major in Industrial will need a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Electrical and Computer Engineering students may consider completing the sophomore year at Bradford and apply to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
(Please note that these GPA requirements are FOR CONSIDERATION ONLY. Subject to space availability in the program of choice.

 

 

Second Year


The second year of study initiates course work in a specific engineering major. Following are the outlines of courses for:

Note


Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university.  Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

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