Without engineers, much of the world as we know it wouldn’t exist. They’re responsible for an extensive number of inventions we rely on every day.
CBU’s engineering degree gives students the broadest number of outcomes, offering concentrations in agriculture, business, civil engineering, global applications, internet of things, mechanical engineering and pre-med. Engineers have an innate curiosity to understand how things work and that curiosity is what drives CBU’s graduates who are known for their leadership skills, critical thinking and team spirit.
*87-109 units, depending on concentration
Why Study Engineering at CBU?
Work in the industry and gain real-world experience
One of the most important parts of students’ college training will be learning in a real engineering job. Students have a special course to prepare them for this first engineering job. Their official internship will be the summer of their junior year, although other opportunities may occur for them to work in the industry.
Learn how to manage projects
Industrial representatives continue to emphasize that they wish new engineers had more project management experience. Engineering students in their junior year work with and co-mentor business students. Our goal is that eventually all students in our program will develop one of their own creative ideas and go through the process to receive a provisional patent.
Have a cross-cultural experience
All engineering students are required to have a cross-cultural experience. This can be achieved several ways including participating in an International or Engineering Service Project (ISP or ESP), choosing a senior capstone project with cross-cultural emphasis, taking an approved intercultural studies course, or going on an approved study abroad.
What You'll Learn
CBU engineering graduates are expected to acquire:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
- An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
- An ability to articulate a Christian worldview on personal, professional, technical, and societal issues.
- An ability to develop attributes of leadership in an innovation-driven environment.
EGR 332: Communication Systems
Introduction to principles of modern communication systems with an emphasis on digital data transmission.
EGR 442: Computer-Aided Engineering Design and Visualization
Design, analysis and visualization of engineering components and systems using interactive computer programs with emphasis on computer simulation.
EGR 453: Environmental Engineering I
Introductory study of water treatment and supply, wastewater collection and treatment common to rural and metropolitan areas.
- Agricultural Concentration
- Business Concentration
- Civil Engineering Concentration
- Global Applications Concentration
- Internet of Things Concentration
- Mechanical Engineering Concentration
- Pre-Law Concentration
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chair, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Office Phone: 951-552-8363
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, TEGR 318
I like designing and building things. This program has a lot of hands-on classes and internship opportunities. I've been looking into the automotive industry and aerospace but I'm not completely sure yet what I want to do with my degree. The engineering program believes that service in the community is a great way to give back while using engineering skills, and they acknowledge different perspectives on certain ideas.
Darren Gamble '21
I chose engineering because I like to problem solve and I liked physics in high school. All the professors at CBU are really smart and they love Jesus. They have helped me think about how to integrate faith into my profession.
Luke Dix '21
Student Opportunities: SAE Club
Students in CBU's SAE Car Club compete annually in competitions, gaining experience with SAE car design, a prerequisite for employment with SpaceX, and other engineering companies. In June 2021, at the Las Vegas competition, the Lancers placed fourth overall, ahead of all other California schools.
Learn in a State-of-the-Art Engineering Building
The Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building at California Baptist University features numerous collaborative workspaces for students in addition to state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.
Engineering majors can apply their field of study to a variety of careers in the engineering industry and beyond. Some careers listed below may require further education.
- Global Applications Specialist