Dual-Degree Engineering


A path to two degrees.

How’s this for efficient? Earn two bachelor’s degrees in five years—getting a liberal arts foundation at Berry and engineering credentials from either Georgia Tech or Kennesaw State.

By starting at Berry, you’ll get small classes (20-30 students instead of hundreds at a large university), close mentorship from your professors, and the problem-solving and communication skills that will make you a sought-after engineer.

In the Lab

Join faculty in hands-on research that will set you apart in graduate school. We’ll get you into the lab early so that you can make the most of your three years at Berry.

Dual-Degree Engineering FACULTY

Dr. Todd Timberlake
Dual-Degree Engineering Coordinator
Dr. Todd Timberlake

As Berry’s Dual-Degree Engineering Coordinator, Dr. Todd Timberlake mentors and guides students through transferring to Georgia Tech or Kennesaw State. He also teaches courses on electronics and the mechanics of heat and sound and conducts research (which often involves students) on quantum chaos and strongly driven systems.

Professional Development

Earn a paycheck while logging relevant hands-on experience through Berry’s LifeWorks program—whether as a physics research assistant, a laboratory technician or a tutor for math and physics courses.

Dual-Degree Engineering Courses

EGR 101
Introduction to Engineering

Explore the engineering design process and build teamwork skills while building robots for competition.

PHY 321
Computational Methods of Physics

Develop technical writing and computational skills that are useful for a variety of fields—and complete an independent computational physics project.

PHY 350
Experimental Methods of Physics

Carry out and report on sophisticated experiments in modern physics, including quantum mechanics and relativity.

Dual-Degree Engineer LIVES

James Padgett

James Padgett’s path through Berry’s Dual-Degree Engineering program included a degree in engineering with a chemistry minor from Berry and a second in nuclear and radiological engineering from Georgia Tech. After graduation, James landed a job as a nuclear engineer with Newport News Shipbuilding, where he ensures the safety of workers interacting with nuclear material and drafts procedures for refueling airline carriers.

James Padgett

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