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Electrical Engineering

Admissions

Take the first step to obtaining an electrical engineering degree

In order for an applicant to be admitted into the Electrical Engineering program, the applicant must meet all the requirements for admission to Mississippi College and an open slot must be available in the Electrical Engineering program. Additionally, the following requirements must be satisfied:

New Freshman Admissions

Applicants applying for admission to the program as a freshman must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must have at least 4 units of high school mathematics which must include 2 units of algebra, 1 unit of geometry, and at least one-half unit coverage of trigonometry, pre-calculus, or calculus.
  2. The applicant must have a Math ACT score of 25 or higher (or equivalent SAT score). Special exceptions can be made in some instances for applicants with a Math ACT score of 24 (or equivalent SAT score) based on the applicant's level of performance in their high school trigonometry, pre-calculus, or calculus courses.

External Transfer Admissions

Applicants applying for admission to the program as a transfer from another college or university must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must meet the criteria for freshmen listed above 

    OR
  2. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher and passed courses equivalent to ENG 101 (English Composition I), MAT 121 (Calculus I), and CHE 141 (General Inorganic Chemistry I) with grades of C or better.

Internal Transfer Admissions (Changes of Major)

Applicants applying for admission to the program as an existing Mississippi College student must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must meet the criteria for freshmen listed above ​​​​​​​

    OR
  2. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher overall courses taken at Mississippi College and passed ENG 101 (English Composition I), MAT 121 (Calculus I), and CHE 141 (General Inorganic Chemistry I) with grades of C or better.

Applicants with justifiable circumstances may petition the Department Chair for special admission.

Students with coursework deficiencies will be required to enroll in the necessary prerequisite courses. These courses will be in addition to those contained in the Electrical Engineering curriculum and may extend the time for graduation.

Should you have any questions about the Electrical Engineering admissions process, please contact Dr. Chris Maggio