B.E. in Engineering
Apply science and math to design, construct, operate, and maintain structures and materials
The Bachelor of Engineering program at University of Mississippi is heavily rooted in mathematics, science, and core engineering coursework, but offers a breadth and flexibility not offered by other programs in order to enable students to tailor a program of study to suit their interests and career goals.
Ole Miss Engineering students may choose an emphasis in business administration, manufacturing, pre-law, pre-med, ROTC studies, and secondary education, or select an interdisciplinary plan of study to develop their own interests.
Graduates from the School of Engineering at the University of Mississippi are successful project engineers, medical doctors, lawyers, military officers, and CEOs of their own companies.
B.E. in Engineering Faculty
Candidates for the B.E. degree must complete the following courses: Writ 100, Writ 101, or Hon 101; Writ 102, Liba 102, or Hon 102; Math 261, 262, 263, 264, 353; Chem 105, 106, 115, 116, and Phys 211, 212, 221, 222; Csci 251; Engr 100, 309, 310, 313, 314, 321, 323, 330, 360, 361, 400, 450; Manf 460; 9 hours of technical engineering electives; Econ 310; 3 hours in humanities, 3 hours in fine arts, 3 hours in humanities/fine arts, 3 hours in social science, and the remaining 3 hours can be in any of the humanities/fine arts, social science, or general education courses as specified by the School of Engineering; 27 hours of an approved emphasis area. The qualifications for the 9 hours of technical electives: any combination of courses offered by the School of Engineering with one course at the 200 level or higher and at least two courses at the 300 level or higher, for a combined total of 9 credit hours. For students in the 3+3 pre-law studies emphasis, Law 515 and Law 568 will count as 6 hours toward the 9 hours of technical electives. Those courses will substitute for a 200 level or higher and one 300 level or higher course.
Freshmen may directly enroll in general engineering with an ACT Math score of 20 (or SAT equiv) and 2.8 high school core GPA. Students transferring to the Bachelor of Engineering program from other majors or from other institutions must have 2.25 cumulative GPA as well as 25 ACT Math score or B in MATH 125 or higher math class.
Derrick Wilson has more than 20 years of engineering, management, and commercial experience in several top global companies in a wide array of market segments. Derrick has held strategic roles as sales executive, global black belt, & global key account manager.