Villanova Engineering at the Navy Yard

Villanova Engineering at the Navy Yard

Philadelphia Navy Yard Classroom

To make earning a graduate degree from Villanova University convenient to those working full-time, Villanova’s College of Engineering offers several evening courses each semester at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Easy access from I-95 with close connections to I-76 and I-476, the Navy Yard location is just minutes from Center City and both the Walt Whitman and Ben Franklin bridges. The Navy Yard offers a free shuttle for all Navy Yard employees, as well as Villanova students taking courses at the Navy Yard location.

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The College’s 1,400-square-foot facility houses a 40-seat classroom and 10-seat collaboration area—both of which employ the latest in web broadcasting and video teleconferencing capabilities.

Fall 2014 

  • ECE 8490 - Theory and Practice of Computer Applications

    Fundamentals of key topics in computing with an emphasis on applications. Operating systems, compilers, data structures, algorithms, and basics of systems/software engineering. Accelerated review of C programming. Applications of systems/software engineering focusing on object-oriented analysis and mobile application development. 

  • EGR 8301 - Control Systems Engineering

    Review of dynamic process modeling, linearization, transfer function and state-space models. Stability and dynamics of open-loop and closed-loop systems. Feedback control system design and analysis in the frequency and time domain. Topics include: Bode, Nyquist, and Root locus design; multivariable control; feedforward control. Prerequisite: Undergraduate background in systems and control. 

Classes offered in past semesters include Power System Modeling, Introduction to Power Electronics, Cryptography and Network Security, Computer Networks and more.

Future course offerings at the Navy Yard are flexible and will adjust based on the needs of interested graduate students. To inquire about the Navy Yard, email and be sure to include your graduate program of interest.

Corporate Training/Classroom Space

Villanova has availability on weekdays and weekends to rent out the Navy Yard classroom for corporate trainings and workshops, including live internet streaming and digital archiving of your presentations. To inquire about booking the Navy Yard classroom, call John Dell’Osa  at 484-431-7721.