Department of Systems Engineering Majors

Systems Engineering is multi-disciplinary. DSE offers three program majors: Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, Systems and Decision Sciences. We also offer a Core Engineering Sequence for non-engineering majors.

Systems Engineering (SE)

  • Provides in-depth study of systems engineering-applies engineering principles to understand real world problems
  • Prepares cadets for the everyday challenges an Army officer encounters
  • Provides the foundation for a wide spectrum of graduate degrees
  • The Systems Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Engineering Management (EM)

  • Ranked #1 Engineering Management Program in the nation by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) in 1992, 1999, 2002, 2005-2012, 2014, 2016-2018, 2021-2022
  • Multidisciplinary program with in-depth instruction in management science, simulation, engineering design, data analytics, and six engineering electives of choice.
  • Excellent undergraduate program that will prepare you for a diverse array of technical and contemporary graduate programs.
  • The Engineering Management program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Systems and Decision Sciences (SDS)

  • Develops the technical, business, communication and leadership skills necessary to manage complex processes found in the military and private sector.
  • Provides the foundation for advanced degrees in business, operations research, systems engineering, information systems management, engineering management, network systems management and more.
  • Enrollment affords a membership opportunity with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Major requires a total of only 40 courses allowing some cadets to pursue a minor or simply take extra courses in an area of academic interest outside of the SDS major.
  • The Systems and Decision Sciences┬áprogram is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,

Core Engineering Sequence

  • Provides an introduction to the concept of "systems thinking" and the strategies leaders implement to solve problems, manage programs and make decisions in any military or business environment
  • Solid engineering foundation for non-engineering majors
  • Teaches critical thinking, decision making, and analysis skills