Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

The Engineering of Fitness

Recently, Dean Chell Roberts was invited by Maureen, a 1982 School of Business alumna, and Jeff Partynski to visit the Life Fitness corporate headquarters outside of Chicago. Life Fitness started more than 40 years ago by creating the Lifecycle, the first piece of electronic fitness equipment, and has grown to be a global leader in the fitness industry. Read More

Drop Shadow

The USD Engineering Programs are nine semester programs of study leading to both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree. We currently offer programs leading to the dual B.S./B.A. in Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Unique features of USD's Engineering Programs:

  • Undergraduate programs culminating in a unique dual BS/BA degree that results from a combination of intensive technical education and the USD emphasis on a broad liberal education.
  • Highly rated among non-doctoral granting engineering programs by US News and World Report.
  • Breadth and depth in the engineering discipline, including an extensive laboratory component in outstanding laboratory facilities dedicated for undergraduate instruction.
  • Personalized education in small classes with a curriculum that emphasizes preparation for work in industry and the development of professionalism and values.