Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering is consistently ranked among the best in the country. It is the largest engineering school in Virginia. The college is known for its “Hands On, Minds On” environment where students can learn and conduct research both inside and outside the classroom. 

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Spotlight

Aerospace Engineering

The Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering offers a unique blend of two disciplines that takes advantage of commonality in the analysis and design of aerospace and ocean systems. All our programs are vehicle-oriented, with an emphasis on aircraft and spacecraft in the aerospace program.

Level 1 (2-semester pathway)

DEGREE PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Semester 1 Hours Per Week Credit Hours
EAP 400: English for Academic Purposes 10  
University Success Seminar 4  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 4 4
Semester 2    
EAP 500: English for Academic Purposes 10  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 3 4
Introductory Engineering Course 4 4
   Optional Lab 3  
TOTAL 43 18

Level 2 (3-semester pathway)

DEGREE PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Semester 1 Hours Per Week Credit Hours
EAP 300: English for Academic Purposes 20  
University Success Seminar 4  
Semester 2    
EAP 400: English for Academic Purposes 10  
University Success Seminar 4  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 4 4
Semester 3    
EAP 500: English for Academic Purposes 10  
Freshman English Course 3 3
Select Math Course 3 4
Introductory Engineering Course 4 4
   Optional Lab 3  
TOTAL 69 18

Program Requirements

In order to advance in AdvantageVT from semester to semester, all students must achieve a minimum of 70% proficiency in their EAP courses.

All students must achieve a 3.0 or better grade-point average in their credit-bearing courses.

Majors

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological Systems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering