Departments & Degrees
Departments and Degrees
The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing comprises six departments offering nine undergraduate degrees and six graduate degrees, as well as two graduate certificates, for students like you who want to become innovators. With our degrees, certificates and courses instructed by industry leaders, you will build the foundational framework for engineers. Access world-class learning and opportunities in a rigorous mix of lectures, labs, and team projects. Choose Southern and discover your potential in engineering or computing.
The Bachelor of Science with a major in Computer Science is a technologically intense program that emphasizes computer programming, theory, and design. Students who choose to major in Computer Science can look forward to careers in programming and designing new software. Students interested in gaming can pursue a certificate in Game Programming. The M.S. degree in Computer Science offers on-line and face-to-face courses.
The Department of Information Technology offers the B.S. in Information Technology and the WebBSIT – an online degree program, as well as the M.S. in Information Technology. The IT curriculum combines in-depth education in technology with hands-on training, along with the opportunity to explore diverse application areas. Students can choose to specialize in Information Management, Networking and Datacenter Administration, Web and Mobile Foundations, or Cybersecurity. The Department of Information Technology also offers a concentration in Data Science to prepare students to leverage the world of Big Data.
The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management offers three undergraduate degree programs of study: a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a B.S. in Construction Engineering, and a B.S. in Construction (Management). The department also offers an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering.
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers the B.S. in Electrical Engineering, B.S. in Computer Engineering, and M.S. in Electrical Engineering. The department prides itself on its applied (hands-on) education, attentive faculty and accomplished students.
Georgia Southern’s B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering program is the only one within a 500-mile radius of Statesboro, Georgia. The manufacturing engineering (MfgE) curriculum is hands-on and career-oriented. Students gain broad, practical knowledge in the major areas of manufacturing engineering. The Department also offers the M.S. in Applied Engineering (MSAE), with concentrations in Engineering Management and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering degree. Mechanical Engineering students study mechanical design and analysis, material science and manufacturing processing, thermal-fluid-energy sciences, computer-aided engineering graphics and analysis, and electro-mechanical devices and controls with an emphasis in mechatronics. The department also offers the M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
The Regents Engineering Pathway (REP) Program, formerly RETP, prepares students to study for two years at one University System of Georgia institution, then complete their engineering degree at Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Mercer University or the University of Georgia.
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Last updated: 9/19/2018