Our undergraduate engineering program prepares students to be creative problem solvers who help shape the future. Students collaborate in teams to design, manufacture and deliver innovative technological products and services.

Degrees Offered

Engineering, BSE

Focus Areas

  • Automotive Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Systems Engineering
  • Environmental and Energy Systems
  • Humanitarian Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Systems
  • Robotics

Application Deadlines*

December 1, 2014
2015 Spring semester (January)

March 1, 2015
2015 Summer session 1 (June)

March 1, 2015
2015 Summer session 2 (July)

May 1, 2015
2015 Fall semester (August)

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WUE eligible program

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Financial Aid

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* These are the priority application deadlines for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. Late applicants will be considered for university admission and financial aid, but programs with higher admission standards will give priority consideration to applications submitted by these dates. Please view important dates on the academic calendar.

Engineering, BSE

Our ABET-accredited BSE program prepares graduates to collaborate across disciplines in order to design and build solutions to real-world problems, design innovative products, improve the quality of life for humankind and provide technological leadership. Students apply engineering knowledge and design thinking to real projects every semester. Students have the flexibility to choose a disciplinary focus that allows them to tailor their education to achieve their individual career and life goals. For complete program information, required classes and other details, see the major map.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will successfully transition into a broad range of career options, including industry, government and graduate engineering and professional education.
  • Graduates will be agile engineers: lifelong learners with a comprehensive set of skills appropriate to the needs of the dynamic global economy.
  • Graduates will be capable of leadership in engineering and non-engineering settings.
  • Graduates will have the skills and knowledge necessary to attain their desired levels of financial security, entrepreneurial success, and post-baccalaureate education while being well-rounded human beings that participate in a rich spectrum of human activities.

Engineering Student Outcomes

  • Technical Competence - An ability to apply knowledge of math, science and engineering as well as collect, analyze and interpret data (a, b)
  • Design - An ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints (c)
  • Teamwork - An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams (d)
  • Problem Solving - An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems (e)
  • Professionalism - An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility, a commitment to ongoing professional competence and possession of basic professional and organizational success skills (f, i)
  • Communication - An ability to communicate effectively (g)
  • Perspective - An understanding of the role and impact of engineering in contemporary business, global, economic, environmental and societal contexts (h, j)
  • Engineering Practices - An ability to use knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for engineering practice (k)
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making - An ability to think critically, clearly identifying and using evidence, criteria and values in decision making process
  • Requirements 

    Additional Program Fee: Yes

    Career Outlook 

    Engineers collaborate on interdisciplinary teams to design, manufacture and deliver innovative technological products and services. Our program enables students to develop sophisticated engineering technical skills along with the important professional skills of communication, teamwork and collaboration, and the adaptability that many employers seek. Graduates are prepared to work in large corporations, government agencies, small businesses, as well as to go on to graduate school to pursue advanced degrees. Due to the emphasis on design and project-based learning, the program supports an entrepreneurial spirit, and some students start companies of their own.

    Example Careers 

    Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

    Aerospace engineers: • Growth: 10.39%* • Median salary: $102,420*

    Architectural and engineering managers: • Growth 6.16% • Median salary: $122,190*

    Energy engineers: • Growth 6.66% • Median salary $90,580

    Manufacturing engineers: • Growth 6.66% • Median salary $90,580

    Robotics engineers: • Growth 6.66% • Median salary $90,580

    Learn more about career outlook, example careers and average salaries.

    * Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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