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General Engineering

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Learn about the 60+ degrees and programs we offer. And discover the outstanding enrichment opportunities available to you.


1. What degree options are available?

Civil Engineering requires courses in surveying, structural engineering, and water treatment and includes courses taught in the environmental engineering, geological engineering, and mining engineering departments.

Mechanical Engineering involves the classic mechanical engineering topics of machine design, mechanics, and thermal-energy. There are other mechanical courses to choose from including HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), industrial plant design, structural mechanics, concurrent engineering and more.

Welding Engineering offers a sound education in welding processes, codes and standards requirements, nondestructive examimination and welding metallurgy.

2. Are there special features of these degrees?

The General Engineering degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

3. Is there a Master's Degree available in General Engineering?

Yes, there is a Master's Degree available in General Engineering.

4. What is a typical graduating class?

With a typical graduating class of 30 students, graduates have outstanding job opportunities given the broad nature of the degree program. Graduates either go directly into industry as welding, civil, or mechanical engineers or go to graduate school. With only 75 Welding Engineering graduates in the US each year, this option offers exceptional job placement opportunities.

5. Are there scholarships available to General Engineering students?

There are scholarships available to General Engineering students:

New Freshman and Transfer Students

Continuing Students