Supporting Students' Need to Succeed at USD
Monday, April 18, 2011
Inside USD -- When Tiara Chapel was in Mississippi and making her decision about going away to college a few years ago, she had two important criteria: to attend college that emphasized a small campus environment and to study engineering.
She found both at the University of San Diego. There’s an emphasis on small class size, faculty that know your name and have flexible office hours, and support. The Industrial and Systems Engineering major interested Chapel among the three disciplines offered. Added into the decision the chance to earn a dual BS/BA degree, combining the technical side and a liberal arts education. The latter is what USD Engineering Programs Director Kathleen Kramer, PhD, said “develops the complete engineer.” (Full Story)