2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Electrical Engineering/Business Administration (3-2 Program), BS/MBA

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Whitman Graduate Programs Office, Suite 315, 315-443-4327, busgrad@syr.edu

Maria Marceau, Director of Student Records & Study Abroad, College of Engineering & Computer Science, 130 Link Hall, 315-443-5191, mcmarce@syr.edu

Students will complete 132 credits for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree and an additional 54 credits for the MBA degree.

3-2 Program

Program Description

The joint B.S. Engineering/MBA program is designed to provide high-caliber students at Syracuse University with the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and an MBA degree in the Whitman School of Management in five years with minimal additional expense and time.


The Whitman School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 1920.


Students in the Engineering school will apply for the MBA program during their sophomore year. Students are required to take the GMAT as part of the application process. Applicants will be considered for the program based on their GMAT score, previous academic experience, work experience, professional references, and personal statements.

Degree Requirements

Students admitted to the MBA program will be awarded their B.S. in engineering degree concurrently with their MBA degree, as they will complete their B.S. and MBA requirements during their fifth year.

3+2 Program Requirements:

Year 1 & 2: Enrollment in required undergraduate coursework

Year 3: Enrollment in some MBA courses and summer MBA coursework, continued progress in undergraduate coursework

Year 4: Enrollment in some MBA courses and summer MBA internship, continued progress in undergraduate coursework

Year 5: Completion of BS and MBA coursework

Transfer Credit

Students can transfer a maximum of 6 credits of elective coursework for the MBA degree. The credits must be graduate level taken from an AACSB accredited business school. A grade of “B” or higher is needed to transfer in the credits. The grade itself does not transfer.

Satisfactory Progress

Students are required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher to meet degree requirements for the MBA.

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