School of Engineering and Computer Science
Preparing Innovators for Worldwide Impact
The mission of Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is to provide a superior education through instruction, scholarship and service that prepares graduates for professional practice and responsible leadership with a Christian world view.
The School of Engineering and Computer Science maintains rigorous high standards, emphasizing quality teaching and a high level of interaction among faculty and students.
ECS offers seven bachelor’s degrees across five areas of study as well as an opportunity to select from multiple dual degree tracks.
Offering five master’s degrees and three doctoral degrees in addition to a joint M.B.A./M.E. program.
Baylor offers undergraduate students the option to select a dual degree track that allows up to six semester hours to be applied toward the degree requirements of both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Baylor University now offers an Online Masters in Computer Science for students with a bachelor’s in computer science or a math-focused undergrad degree.
Engineering and Computer Science students have an opportunity to participate in innovative engineering applications alongside dedicated faculty members.
Researcher helped start Bioinformatics major, served as Professor of Bioinformatics and Chair of Computer Science Department, then as Interim Dean during the 2022-23 school year. Baker also was a faculty member in Baylor’s Institute of Biomedical Studies. He and his wife, Dr. Lori Baker, served on the National Campaign Steering Committee for Baylor University’s Give Light Campaign.
In March 2023, student organizations Women in Computer Science (WiCS) and Society for Women Engineers (SWE) hosted a Women In Stem panel discussion to commemorate Women’s History Month. Students enjoyed a rousing conversation, with the panel sharing wisdom including insights on their areas of focus, career paths, workplace dynamics, and mentor relationships.
On March 30, 2023, one of Baylor's finest professors, Ken Van Treuren, Ph.D., delivered his 2022 Baylor University Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year lecture. Dr. Van Treuren shares his remarkable life journey that includes Oxford, Princeton, and the U.S. Air Force Academy before explaining his motivation for spending the last 24 years teaching and researching in Baylor's Mechanical Engineering Department.
Michael Dooley has been named business officer at Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), effective May 15, 2023. He has 25 years of experience as a financial administrator and accounting manager in higher education.