Frequently Asked Questions

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What can I do with a degree in engineering?

  • Work in industry - in nearly any field of engineering Teach engineering Work for government agencies, such as the department of defense, NASA or the CIA


Why choose engineering at Roberts Wesleyan?

  • Cost
  • Liberal Arts Education
  • Strong Science Background
  • Dual-Degree
  • Competitive Education
  • Cross-Registration Opportunities
  • Flexible Education
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Culture
  • Collegiate Sports
  • Christian Education


What are some interesting courses I might take?

  • Introduction to Engineering - a course where you get a feel for the various fields of engineering and choose which one is right for you.
  • Statics - In this course you learn about bridges, trusses and how structures stand.
  • Circuits - We all remember Ohm's Law (V=IR). Here you get to learn the quick tools to understanding the behavior of any circuit in just minutes, even complicated ones.


What are Roberts Wesleyan College graduates doing now?

  • Engineering Consulting Firm doing finite element analysis for nuclear power plant components
  • Working at as technician at the Rochester Imagining Detector Laboratory working on fabricating a Low-Noise Detector for NASA
  • Employed by The Ovonic Fuel Cell Company working on integrating alkaline hydrogen fuel cell stacks with the necessary auxiliary components into a cost competitive system
  • Energy Engineer at the United Illuminating Company