Your Future in Engineering

The exciting field of Engineering offers more career options than any other discipline. It is the profession at the forefront of all modern technological advances. If you are a problem solver who searches for efficient ways to use the forces and materials of nature to meet today’s challenges, the Charleston Southern engineering program is for you.

The engineering program is designed around students experiencing firsthand how engineering is done.  Each engineering course incorporates laboratory activities and modern software analysis/design techniques to enhance the educational experience.  The capstone of the program is a two-semester senior design project.

CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Andrew Blauch

Andrew Blauch

Professor and Chair of Engineering


Charleston Southern’s program is one of the only engineering programs in the Southeast available at a Christian institution. It is a unique opportunity to study engineering from a biblical perspective.

As an Engineering major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Statics
  • Digital Systems
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Embedded Applications
  • Control Systems

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • Research 
  • Design
  • Development
  • Production
  • Construction 
  • Testing
  • Operations 
  • Sales & Support
  • Management 
  • Consulting
  • Teaching

You can choose from these emphases.

Students will focus on engineering aspects related to computers.  Concentration courses include electronics, advanced programming, computer architecture and networking.

Students will focus on advanced aspects of electrical engineering.  Concentration courses include electronics, power systems, electromagnetics and communication systems.

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The College of Science and Mathematics

Charleston Southern’s College of Science and Mathematics ensures through its curricula and course offerings that students in all majors demonstrate an understanding of the continuing role of science and mathematics in human progress. In addition, it provides majors in science and science related fields with the necessary skills for successful careers in their chosen major or for further study in graduate school or professional programs.

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