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If you have an analytical mind with a penchant for problem solving, you’re well on your way to becoming a great engineer.

Engineers are responsible for some of the greatest inventions and technology the world depends on. Industries as diverse as banking, manufacturing, medicine, aerospace, and defense rely on the analytical skills engineers possess.

Top Reasons to choose Pre-Engineering at florida southern college

Earn Two Degrees

Combine a liberal arts and sciences education with the technical aptitude gained by attending Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) prestigious engineering program.

Go Beyond

Gain a competitive advantage over other engineering graduates with an expanded range of skills sought after by prospective employers as well as graduate schools.

Small Class Sizes

Benefit from Florida Southern’s supportive, personalized environment and develop the skills and confidence needed for success in engineering.

Engaged Learning

Gain hands-on research experience in a wide range of disciplines including robotics, genetics, physics, or chemistry.

Dual Degree Options

Combine a liberal arts degree with an engineering curriculum to create a unique curriculum.

At Florida Southern

When you participate in the pre-engineering program at Florida Southern, you can combine a prescribed set of courses in math and science with any major you choose. Pre-engineering students will most often choose to pursue a degree in:

At Washington University in St. Louis

After completing your major requirements along with the pre-engineering courses*, you will move to WUSTL (depending whether you do a 3-2 or a 4-2 schedule) to complete your engineering degree. You can choose the following engineering programs at WUSTL:

Florida Southern College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Washington University in St. Louis is not accredited by the Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of Florida Southern College does not extend to or include Washington University in St. Louis or its students. Further, although Florida Southern College agrees to accept certain course work from Washington University in St. Louis to be applied toward an award from Florida Southern College, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from Florida Southern College. This decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.

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Program Information

Admission Requirements


All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

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