A flexible, well-rounded program of study
The degree programs offered through the Department of Engineering include a foundation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and communications upon which the technical education is built. To complement the student's area of technical specialization, the curricula contain technical writing, public speaking, social science, and humanities.
The Industrial Supervision program includes business and management courses to prepare graduates for supervisory positions.
A cooperative education program is available for interested students. The co-op experience is designed to assist the student in developing an understanding of human relationships and in learning to work with others as a member of an engineering team. Individual growth is enhanced by the realization that, in addition to demonstrating theoretical knowledge, one is also learning to become an integral part of the working community and developing an awareness of the interrelationship between the academic and professional worlds.
On the job and at the University, the co-op student obtains first-hand knowledge of professional practices, expectancies, and opportunities. At the same time, the student is offered a realistic test of career interest and aptitude. Participation in this program enables the student to make a more intelligent selection of a position after graduation.