Dual-Degree Engineering Program

For more information about these dual-degree programs, contact the dean of the School of Sciences, Dr. Barry Lobb.

Dual-Degree Program with Old Dominion University

Under special agreement with Old Dominion University (ODU),you may earn a BS from Lynchburg College and a BS degree in engineering from ODU in a total of 5 years.

As a dual-degree candidate, you enroll at Lynchburg College for the first 3 years and transfer to the School of Engineering at ODU for approximately 2 years.

You must complete the prescribed courses, including General Education requirements, with an average grade of B or higher during your first 3 years at Lynchburg College before you may transfer to ODU.

Upon completing the specified courses and meeting total hour requirements, you will be awarded the bachelor of science degree from Lynchburg College, usually at the end of your 4th year.

At the conclusion of your 5th year, or when all requirements for a degree in engineering have been fulfilled, the appropriate degree is awarded from ODU: bachelor of science in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering.

Dual-Degree Program with the University Of Virginia

Under special arrangement with the University of Virginia (UVa), you may earn a BS from Lynchburg College and a master of engineering from U.Va. in 5 years.

As a dual-degree candidate, you enroll at Lynchburg College for the first 3 years and transfer as conditionally-admitted graduate student to the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVa for the final 2 years.

After completing your first 3 years, including all General Education requirements, with an overall quality point average of 3.3 or higher, you transfer to UVa. Upon completion of the specified courses and the total hour requirement, you are awarded the BS from Lynchburg College, usually at the end of your 4th year.

At the conclusion of your 5th year, when all requirements have been met, you earn a master of engineering in either nuclear engineering or engineering physics. With some additional study, you may earn a master of science in either field.