Natural Sciences and Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Engineering offers a Dual-Degree (3+2) Engineering Program with North Carolina State University, University of Engineering. This agreement establishes a plan whereby an undergraduate student will attend Saint Augustine’s University for approximately three years and then attend North Carolina State University’s University of Engineering for a period of two or three years, depending on the choice of engineering curriculum. After successful completion of the admission, transfer, and academic requirements of both institutions, as summarized below, the student will be awarded respectively the following dual degree:

Bachelor of Science
Saint Augustine’s University
Bachelor of Science
North Carolina State University
Computer Science Computer Engineering
Chemistry Chemical Engineering
Engineering Mathematics Aerospace, Civil Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering

Plan of Study

I. General Education Requirements  
Course Name Credits
BIOL 133 & 133L 4
CHEM 141 & 141L 4
COMM 201 3
ENGL 131 3
ENGL 132 3
FREN 131- GERM 131 – SPAN 131 3
FREN 132- GERM 132 – SPAN 132 3
HIST 231 & 232 or FIST 133 & 134 6
LIS 221 3
LIS ELECTIVE:  
ART 130 –ENGL 227 – ENGL 231 3
MATH 135 3
PE 101 1
PE 104 – 115 (Activity-Select Two) 1
GED 112 & 112L 1
PHIL 235 3
SOC SCI ELECTIVE:  
SOC 132 – PLPS 131 – PSYCH 232 3
II. Support Courses  
CIS 240 Microcomputer Software Applications 3
CSC 305 C++ Programming 3
CSC 404 Data Structure 3
ENGL 290 Business Technical Writing 3
ECON 235 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 236 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHYS 243 General Physics I (Calc) 3
PHYS 243L General Physics I Lab (Calc) 1
PHYS 244 General Physics II (Calc) 3
PHYS 244L General Physics II Lab (Calc) 1
III. Major Requirements  
MATH 201 Intro. To Statistics 3
MATH 231 Calculus I 4
MATH 232 Calculus II 4
MATH 331 Calculus III 4
MATH 290 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 332 Intro to Real Analysis 3
MATH 334 Modern Algebra 3
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3
MATH 338 Differential Equations 3
MATH 433 Probability & Statistics 3
MATH 435 Statistical Inference 3
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3
MATH 495 Senior Math Research I 1
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3
Science/Math or ECE Elective 3

Plan of Study

I. General Education Requirements
Course Name Credits
BIOL 133 & 133L 4
CHEM 141 & 141L 4
COMM 201 3
ENGL 131 3
ENGL 132 3
FREN 131- GERM 131 – SPAN 131 3
FREN 132- GERM 132 – SPAN 132 3
HIST 231 & 232 or FIST 133 & 134 6
LIS 221 3
LIS ELECTIVE:
ART 130 –ENGL 227 – ENGL 231 3
MATH 135 3
PE 101 1
PE 104 – 115 (Activity-Select Two) 1
GED 112 & 112L 1
PHIL 235 3
SOC SCI ELECTIVE:
SOC 132 – PLPS 131 – PSYCH 232 3
II. Support Courses
CIS 240 Microcomputer Software Applications 3
BIOL 325 Ethics in Research 3
CSC 305 C++ Programming 3
MATH 231 Calculus I 4
MATH 232 Calculus II 4
PHYS 243 General Physics I (Calc) 3
PHYS 243L General Physics I Lab (Calc) 1
PHYS 244 General Physics II (Calc) 3
PHYS 244L General Physics II Lab (Calc) 1
MATH 331 Calculus III 4
MATH 290 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 338 Differential Equation 3
ENGL 290 Business Technical Writing 3
III. Major Requirements
ENGR 101 Intro to Engr and Prob. Solving 3
ENGR 120 Engineering Graphics 3
ENGR 200 Intro to Elec/Comp Engr Lab 3
ENGR 205 Statics 3
ENGR 208 Dynamics 4
ENGR 211 Electrical Circuits 4
ENGR 212 Logic and Digital Circuits 3
ENGR 302 Intro to Microelectronics 4
CSC 307 Java Programming Sp-Elective 3
CSC 404 Data Structures & Algorithms Sp-Elective 3
CSC 410 Object Oriented Program Sp- Elective 3
ENGR 421 Intro to Signal Processing 3
CSC 450 Simulations. Sp-Elective 1
CSC 470 Software Engineering Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 456 Digital Communication 3
CSC 480 Special Topics in Comp.Scien. Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 491 Senior Design Project I 3
ENGR 492 Senior Design Project II 3

Plan of Study

I. General Education Requirements  
Course Name Credits
BIOL 133 & 133L 4
CHEM 141 & 141L 4
COMM 201 3
ENGL 131 3
ENGL 132 3
FREN 131- GERM 131 – SPAN 131 3
FREN 132- GERM 132 – SPAN 132 3
HIST 231 & 232 or FIST 133 & 134 6
LIS 221 3
LIS ELECTIVE:  
ART 130 –ENGL 227 – ENGL 231 3
MATH 135 3
PE 101 1
PE 104 – 115 (Activity-Select Two) 1
GED 112 & 112L 1
PHIL 235 3
SOC SCI ELECTIVE:  
SOC 132 – PLPS 131 – PSYCH 232 3
II. Support Courses:  
CIS 240 Microcomputer software Applications 3
BIOL 325 Ethics in Research 3
CSC 305 C++ Programming 3
MATH 231 Calculus I 4
MATH 232 Calculus II 4
PHYS 243 General Physics I (Calc) 3
PHYS 243L General Physics I Lab (Calc) 1
PHYS 244 General Physics II (Calc) 3
PHYS 244L General Physics II Lab (Calc) 1
MATH 331 Calculus III 4
MATH 290 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 338 Differential Equation 3
ENGL 290 Business Technical Writing 3
III. Major Requirements  
ENGR 101 Intro to Engr and Prob. Solving 3
ENGR 120 Engineering Graphics 3
ENGR 200 Intro to Elec/Comp Engr Lab 3
ENGR 205 Statics 3
ENGR 208 Dynamics 4
ENGR 211 Electrical Circuits 4
ENGR 212 Logic and Digital Circuits 3
ENGR 302 Intro to Microelectronics 4
ENGR 303 Electromagnetic Field Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 305 Electrical Power Systems/ Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 416 Dynamics and Control Sp- Elective 3
ENGR 421 Intro to Signal Processing 3
ENGR 436 Digital Control System . Sp-Elective 1
ENGR 450 Mechatronics Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 456 Digital Communication 3
ENGR 470 Special Topics in Engineering Sp-Elective 3
ENGR 491 Senior Design Project I 3
ENGR 492 Senior Design Project II 3

Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering

The School of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering offers programs of study designed to provide fundamental training in the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematics for students planning careers in industry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, allied health, industrial hygiene and safety, government, computer science, environmental sciences, engineering and research.

Mission

The mission for the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering is to prepare all science, engineering, and mathematics majors to become knowledgeable agents of change as well as capable, creative and responsible citizens of independence and integrity. Furthermore, the School seeks to provide an atmosphere in which each science, engineering, and mathematics major can develop his/her intellectual capacity to a maximum by sharing in learning experiences, which result in the acquisition of scientific knowledge, techniques and skills.

In addition, the mission is to expand the resources and improve existing facilities in order to better prepare science, engineering, and mathematics majors for gaining admission to professional and graduate schools as well as careers in the health professions, engineering, computer science, industrial hygiene and research.

OBJECTIVES

  • To foster a general knowledge of the world and an understanding of broad concepts in the natural sciences;
  • To present the basic, underlying concepts of science as it influences daily living;
  • To prepare students for careers in science, mathematics and engineering;
  • To develop a command of appropriate communication skills appropriate for functioning effectively in mathematics and the sciences;
  • To promote students' professional development through advances technology, library resources and from use of publications related to their discipline;
  • To promote the development of students' ethical and moral perspective;
  • To prepare our students to serve as mentors;
  • To prepare our students with a basic understanding of research and its utility in the world of work; and
  • To offer our students diverse education utilizing the environment, community and team building.

GRANT FUNDING

  • NSF, Dr. Mark A. Melton, PI; Dr. Doreen Cunningham, Co-PI: "Targeted Infusion - Academic Enhancement of Biology Degree Program at Saint Augustine's College"
  • VA-NC LSAMP, Dr. Mark A. Melton, PI
  • DOE SAFRA Title III, Dr. Mark A. Melton, Activity Director and Research Coordinator