Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies

College of Engineering

Interdisciplinary engineering studies is for students who want an engineering education but do not plan to practice engineering. The program offers considerable flexibility and permits you to develop an individual plan of study to meet educational goals that require working at the interface between engineering and other disciplines. Established options in the program include premedical engineering studies and theater engineering studies.

 

Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies Website

Plan of Study

 

Contact Information

Christine Pekny
ide@ecn.purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-7422

Careers

Alumni work as accountants, managers of computer systems, marketing managers, CEOs, physicians, dentists, attorneys, pilots, professors—even racecar driver. Important professional attributes include communication skills, the art of self-learning, teamwork, and ethics. These skills prepare you for research and development positions in industry, as well as for careers in management, sales, teaching, medicine, and law.


Related Career Interests

Engineering and Technologies

Entrepreneurship

Environment and Ecology

Mechanical and Electrical Specialties

Science and Research