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Fairfield University's School of Engineering offers undergraduate students a strong liberal arts education along with transformative educational experiences that prepare graduates for successful careers. Students who choose the engineering minor will benefit intellectually from exploring the field of engineering and will strengthen their candidacy for professional studies such as medicine or law.
Students at Fairfield University's School of Engineering receive an education based on one-on-one interaction with dedicated faculty and close collaboration with like-minded peers. Not only will students learn how things work, but how to make them work better. This engaging, interactive approach will provide students with the necessary training and confidence to solve the world's engineering problems with creative and effective solutions.
Requirements & Curriculum
|Applied Calculus I
Calculus I for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors
|Applied Calculus II
Calculus II for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors
|General Physics I & General Physics I Lab|
|Two (2) Engineering courses with an associated lab|
|Two (2) Engineering courses|
An 18-credit minor in Computer Science is also available, see the Computer Science section for details.
Visit our our academic catalog for detailed course descriptions and more information.
More About the Engineering Minor
Life After Fairfield
The School of Engineering aims to graduate students with leading-edge engineering skills and additional competencies in oral and written communications and critical thinking who possess:
- A well-developed cultural orientation
- An understanding of economic values
- A sense of ethical and social responsibility
Fairfield's engineering programs graduate liberally educated engineers equipped with knowledge and experiential skills so they may successfully enter the mainstream of industrial/manufacturing activity, education, or government service, or to continue with postgraduate studies. Our close interactions with industry enable employment of our graduates in all sectors of industry, government, and academe.
Learn how Fairfield's Career Services can support your post-graduate goals, and how our tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.
Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
As a Jesuit, Catholic university, Fairfield is dedicated to diversity and inclusion; to radical hospitality in service of racial, social, and economic justice.
There are two types of internships students can attain: internships for academic credit and non-credit internships. Internships for academic credit must be approved by faculty and are connected to an academic course. Some departments have lists of available for-credit internships and some may approve internships that you find on your own as well.
School of Engineering Update
We invite you to view the School of Engineering Update, a year in review of School of Engineering News.
The School of Engineering faculty are a community of leading-edge scholars who are dedicated to their students, research, and teach with passion. If you have an interest in engineering — no matter the focus — our exceptional faculty will get you on the path to success.