Physical Science/Pre-Engineering, Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Engineering


St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens Campus


The Engineering Dual Degree Program is a five-year curriculum offered jointly by St. John’s University and Manhattan College. The first three years of pre-engineering studies are taken at St. John’s University. Students attaining a minimum quality point index of 2.5 and other requirements are then admitted to Manhattan College for the last two years of engineering studies in any of the undergraduate curricula. Both a B.S. degree from St. John’s and a B.E. degree from Manhattan College are awarded when the student successfully completes the program.




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Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.

Admission to Articulation Agreement Programs
St. John’s students wishing to participate in our of our articulation agreement programs with such schools as Manhattan College must meet minimum entrance requirements as set by the articulation program schools before progressing into those programs.  Once a student begins their matriculation at one of our articulation agreement program schools, he/she is no longer considered a St. John’s University student and will be required to pay all the cost associated with attending the articulation program college/university. Students interested in obtaining financial aid must apply for aid through the articulation program college/university.  For specific program information, please consult the St. John’s College Dean’s Office.


During their first three years candidates complete general requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree and the following: PHY1930, 1940, 1950, 1970, 2110, 2150, 3510,3221; CSC 1010 or 1390, MTH 1730, 1740, 2750 and 3840. A few additional courses (usually two or three) will be specified by the Physics Department in accordance with the student’s preparation and chosen engineering discipline. It may be necessary for students to take summer courses to complete the program in five years.

To assure an orderly sequence of studies students must have the approval of the Physics Department for each semester ’s courses. Some modifications of the requirements can be accepted when approved by the Physics Department and by Manhattan College.

Career Outcomes

St. John’s University is widely known for the success of its alumni. lists the University among its top 15 institutions in terms of graduates’ earning power. And a recent survey by The Wall Street Journal ranks St. John’s among 100 Top colleges and universities that are “most likely to help students land a job in key careers . . . that are growing, pay well and offer high levels of job satisfaction.”