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Engineering and Computer Science Department

The engineering and computer science department is dedicated to providing the building blocks of a solid technical education that integrates specialized knowledge and skills with a Christian philosophy. While a firm theoretical foundation is laid, a strong emphasis is placed on practicality and application of design and development principles in preparation for future employment, intellectual growth, and Christian service opportunities.

Dr. Denise McCollim

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Michael Geary

Chair of Engineering and Computer Science Department

Solving problems, developing systems, and improving the quality of the world around you—a degree from the engineering and computer science department will prepare you to meet the needs of any field.

Whether fixing machines or designing new computer technology, you’ll know how to quickly analyze a problem and come up with a solution that works well for the end user.

Working with incredible equipment and completing practical real-world projects will prepare you to begin your career as a confident professional who can adapt to the needs of specialized applications.

The Division of Arts and Sciences comprises the engineering and computer science, humanities, natural sciences, and nursing departments of Pensacola Christian College, each of which offers undergraduate degrees. The nursing department also offers a graduate degree.

Department News

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A Problem Solver: Dr. Michael Geary

Whether in his office or the classroom, Dr. Michael Geary is willing to solve problems around him.

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Shane Elwart: The Pioneering Engineer

After a 17-year career at Ford Motor Company, Shane Elwart now pioneers in the autonomous driving systems field with American HAVAL Motor Technology.

Success Stories

Shane Elwart
Engineer

Each time mechanical engineering grad Shane Elwart (’98) walks into work, his day holds something new. As an innovation engineer, he builds hardware, tests software, and writes code. Hear more about what he does at Ford and what he misses most about PCC.

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Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

Year

18–19

17–18

16–17

15–16

14–15

Freshman

77

83

94

74

82

Sophomore

57

63

52

50

52

Junior

52

51

46

48

40

Senior

67

66

62

43

42

Total

253

263

254

215

216

Graduates

35

35

32

19

27