4+1 Pathway in Engineering
BA / MS
The Accelerated 4+1 Pathway at SEAS offers pathways in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Barnard students may apply in the first semester of their junior year.
Information about the pathway is available here.
Navigating an Application to the SEAS Accelerated 4+1 Pathway
Students intending on applying to the Accelerated 4+1 Pathway at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science can follow the below timeline when thinking about their application.
Attend a SEAS Accelerated 4+1 Pathway Overview Session
Explore the SEAS Accelerated 4+1 Pathways with faculty advisors, as well as staff at Beyond Barnard and SEAS. Sessions will provide an overview of the eligibility and application requirements for the SEAS 4+1 Pathways. Students must attend a pathway-specific overview session in order to move forward with an individual session.
Make an Appointment with Beyond Barnard
In this appointment, students will discuss specific application deadlines and receive support with application materials. Students will be matched with a faculty advisor for academic guidance, course planning, and sequencing.
Make an Appointment with a 4+1 Faculty Advisor
In this appointment, students will meet with the faculty advisor dedicated to supporting the specific pathway of interest. Students will utilize this meeting to map out a course plan in line with the eligibility requirements for the 4+1 program of interest.
Barnard Faculty Leads for the Barnard College/SEAS 4+1 Pathways
Biomedical or Chemical Engineering - Professor Rachel Austin
Computer Science - Professor Rebecca Wright
Electrical or Mechanical - Professor Reshmi Mukherjee
Industrial Engineering Operations Research - Professor Martina Jasova
Follow Beyond Barnard for updates, announcements, events, and resources surrounding 4+1.
Submitting Your Application
Application deadlines vary by pathway. Students should verify submission deadlines with Beyond Barnard. Students should meet with the faculty advisor to verify course approvals and with Beyond Barnard to review application materials before submission.
Beyond Barnard supports 4+1 pathway students throughout their matriculation in the graduate program. Students are grouped into cohorts and participate in workshops, events, and experiential programming. Students are encouraged to utilize Beyond Barnard services throughout their program.