Bachelor's Degree in Engineering & Technology in North America

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Engineering & Technology

A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

Bachelor’s in Engineering are concerned with the practical applications of the advancements in scientific, economic and social theories. It follows a process of observation, design, implementation and maintenance of solutions for all kinds of problems and issues. The discipline encompasses a great variety of fields and students are bound to find a degree they like.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Bachelor in Management Information Systems

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

Management Information Systems (MIS) is a challenging field of study focused on integrating computer-based information technology solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses and other enterprises. [+]

Management Information Systems (MIS) is a challenging field of study focused on integrating computer-based information technology solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses and other enterprises. The computer-based information technology is viewed as an instrument for generating, processing and distributing information. While computers are the tool for this field, we equip students to be the real evaluators, creating efficiency and value within organizations.

Our graduates have a combination of strong technical and business skills, including oral and written communication, bridging the gap that often exists between business users of computer systems and technically-trained specialists. This combination of skills prepares our graduates to be leaders of the next generation of MIS professionals. It also feeds a demand for MIS professionals who are skilled in both computer technology and business. This demand is expected to grow rapidly in the next decade, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.... [-]


Bachelor in Computer Information Systems (BSBA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems. Employers throughout the United States turn to UCM's School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for graduates with computer and business skills in computer information systems needed in business, industry, education and government... [+]

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems (BSBA) Employers throughout the United States turn to UCM's School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for graduates with computer and business skills in computer information systems needed in business, industry, education and government. Graduates of the computer information systems (CIS) program gain proficiency with various computer languages, database programming, systems administration, network management and security, and client server computing in a business environment using state-of-the-art equipment. The program is fully accredited by the AACSB-International, the hallmark of a quality program that employers recognize and value. Today's modern information society is constantly changing. Students at UCM are trained to succeed by adapting to these changes. The CIS program provides educational and hands-on experience for entry-level positions in programming, networking, systems administration, database administration and systems design. UCM's program encompasses not only a working knowledge of information technology, but also an understanding of business processes and policies that dictate the existing dynamic business environment. The CIS curriculum is based on the model curriculum developed by the Association for Information Technology Professionals. All students complete a common core of business courses. Students then concentrate on CIS core courses that include programming courses in C#, Java, database (Oracle, SQL), UNIX and networking Analysis and Design. Students have to select one of the two areas of concentration - 1) Software Development and 2) Networking / Systems Administration followed by a capstone System Architecture and Development course. Career Opportunities According to the U.S. Department of Labor, many CIS related jobs will grow faster than the average in the near future. Pursuing a major in computer information systems at UCM is a sure step toward securing a seat among the many computer programmers, analysts, database administrators, network administrators and client server specialists across America. The CIS program at UCM is one of the finest in the region, and in recent years CIS students have a nearly 100 percent placement record within three months of their graduation. Because of the education they receive, graduates are placed nationwide in top corporations with high starting salaries. Department Facilities A wide variety of computing resources are available for students ranging from hundreds of PCs and server resources through campuswide distributed network systems. The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies Computing Lab houses 100+ workstations connected to the campus-wide network backbone. In addition, the CIS department houses a Software Engineering Lab, a Networking Lab, a Web Development Lab and a Usability Lab with state-of-the-art hardware, software and multimedia facilities. All CIS classrooms are equipped with on-demand multimedia resources, desktop plug-in network hookup and instructor PC workstation running on the campus network. Student Involvement Various departmental organizations are available, including the student chapter of the Association for Information Technology Professionals and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. Participation allows students to compete in national competitions, visit businesses, meet executives and supervisors, interact with faculty members, and meet other students outside the classroom. Departmental Scholarships In addition to about $4 million in scholarships administered by the university, a number of corporate scholarships are available. These include: the Steward Scholars Program, Boeing Scholarships, Sprint Scholarships, Hallmark Cards Scholarships, Penzoil Scholarships and many more. Contact the School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for details. [-]

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

University of Delaware
Campus Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Newark

Chemical engineering deals with the physical, chemical and biological transformations of matter that are the basis for making useful products. With its emphasis on problem-solving skills, quantitative analysis and teamwork, a chemical engineering education provides an excellent foundation for future careers in medicine, law, business, consulting and management. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. Endless Career Opportunities Chemical engineering deals with the physical, chemical and biological transformations of matter that are the basis for making useful products. With its emphasis on problem-solving skills, quantitative analysis and teamwork, a chemical engineering education provides an excellent foundation for future careers in medicine, law, business, consulting and management. Our undergraduates benefit from the active research programs in the department. Ongoing cutting‑edge research ensures that the content of the undergraduate program is constantly renewed and maintained at a challenging technical level and that discovery learning is integrated into the program. In addition, our undergraduates can work with faculty and graduate students as research assistants, for pay or credit during the academic year or the summer months. More than 75% of our graduating seniors have participated in some type of research experience. Areas of study Biochemical and biomedical engineering New energy technology Catalysis and reactions Colloids and interfaces Environmental chemical engineering Systems biology Materials, polymers, and composites Thermodynamics; and transport and separations What’s special about this program? UD’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is consistently ranked among the top ten chemical engineering departments in the US in most polls. Our objective is to cultivate graduates who will actively seek to provide technical, educational, public sector and/or business leadership in a rapidly changing, increasingly technological, global society and who recognize their professional responsibility toward the betterment of our community. Our faculty maintain an environment that enables students to identify and pursue their personal and professional goals within an innovative educational program that is rigorous and challenging as well as flexible and supportive. Get involved Alpha Omega Epsilon Deep Roots Outreach Program Engineers Without Borders National Society of Black Engineers Sigma Phi Delta Society for the Advancement of Materials and Processing Engineering Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Society of Women Engineers Tau Beta Pi American Institute of Chemical Engineers [-]

Bachelor in Applied Computing

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Meadville

The science of computing extends far beyond hardware and software questions. Allegheny’s applied computing majors understand the theories and concepts behind the technology, and there’s almost no limit to the ways in which this broad-based knowledge can be adapted. [+]

Bachelor in Applied Computing The science of computing extends far beyond hardware and software questions. Allegheny’s applied computing majors understand the theories and concepts behind the technology, and there’s almost no limit to the ways in which this broad-based knowledge can be adapted. The program is designed to provide a solid basis in the principles of the discipline combined with practical experience in software systems design, implementation and analysis. It begins with a breadth-first introduction to computing, including programming and data structures, accompanied by topics from various programming languages, operating systems, and analysis of algorithms. The introductory courses are followed by a set of “core courses” specifically tailored to capture the essence of the discipline as it relates to the emphasis of the particular program. Students then select from available advanced courses and applications courses to design a program meeting their specific needs. The capstone of the major program is a junior year research and project methods course followed by a senior thesis or project. Double and student-designed majors are available and encouraged Major in Applied Computing 48 semester hours in computer science including: three basic courses (Introduction to Computer Science I and II and Discrete Mathematics); four core courses (Computer Organization, Programming Languages, Analysis of Algorithms, and Software Design); one advanced course in Computer Architecture, Compiler Design, or Operating Systems; one applications course in Human-Computer Interaction, Databases, Networks, or Artificial Intelligence; an Internship Seminar and Internship; and an economics and a mathematics unit. Career Data College-wide, 95 percent of Allegheny Graduates who seek jobs find employment within five months of commencement. The most popular fields with advanced degrees: university/college teaching/research, application consultant, systems engineer, research computer scientist [-]

Bachelor of Engineering

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene + 1 more

Engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to invent, design, and build things that matter. They are team players with independent minds who ask, "How can we develop a better recycling system to protect the environment, design a school that can withstand an earthquake, or create cutting-edge special effects for the movies?" By dreaming up creative and practical solutions, engineers are changing the world all the time. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. What is Engineering? Engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to invent, design, and build things that matter. They are team players with independent minds who ask, "How can we develop a better recycling system to protect the environment, design a school that can withstand an earthquake, or create cutting-edge special effects for the movies?" By dreaming up creative and practical solutions, engineers are changing the world all the time. Some of the Fields of Engineering Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Computer, Chemical, Aerospace, Environmental, Transportation, Biomedical, Materials, Nuclear, Petroleum, Forest, Ocean, Water Resources, and Bioengineering. Career Prospects Most branches of engineering offer a wide variety of well-paying, interesting employment opportunities throughout the world. Some jobs emphasize outdoor field work, such as construction site activity or ocean floor or aerospace exploration and research. Other jobs might focus on design of ordinary objects for daily use or on medical technology. Many positions utilize computers for analysis and problem solving. Often, engineers move into responsible management positions or consulting work after several years. For specific salary information, contact Lane's Career and Employment Services office, or search the internet using "engineering salaries." Why Study Engineering? Do you want to invent things? Solve problems? Improve the world? Successful completion of an engineering major guarantees you a solid background in mathematics and the physical sciences, as well as exposure to the social sciences and liberal arts. The Lane experience of pursuing an engineering degree is exciting and interesting, and provides tremendous flexibility in choosing a career direction. Sometimes an engineer or engineering student becomes interested in another area of work or study, such as medicine, law, education, or business management. The analytical and problem-solving skills developed while pursuing an engineering degree transfer well to these and other disciplines. Why start your engineering education at Lane? History Since 1980, students from Lane have transferred to universities throughout the United States to complete their engineering education. Many have gone on to earn advanced degrees in graduate school. Former students have achieved academic and professional success and are now working as professionals throughout Oregon and the nation. What Former Lane Students Say About the Program "The education I received at Lane provided excellent preparation for upper division engineering courses. I would do it again and encourage other potential engineers to follow a similar path." —Nathan Mead, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah; M.S., B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University; and now Professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology "The quality of Lane's courses is the same as what I experienced in my graduate level classes at Berkeley." —Brad Larsen, M.S. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. Civil Engineering, Oregon State University Advantages of Lane's Engineering Program Students in our program usually transfer directly into junior year (upper division) professional programs at a university of their choice. Lane offers quality, university-level instruction at tuition rates lower than those of university programs. Lane has small classes (usually fewer than 30 students). The student population in the program is diverse in age, experience, and cultural background. This provides a rich learning environment. The program has faculty with professional engineering backgrounds and years of college teaching experience. All faculty have graduate degrees and are available, helpful instructors. New facilities: a new mathematics and science building provides state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. We have close working relationships with engineering professional programs at universities in Oregon. The mission of the engineering transfer program is to prepare students for their transition to a four year university. Lane has a proven record of success. [-]

Bachelor in Pre-Computer Science

The University of Arizona
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Tucson

The CS department offers a quality, student-centered experience. Our undergraduate and graduate curricula provide a timely and well-rounded view of the field, with special emphasis on the practical aspects of traditional mainstream areas of computer science: algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, distributed computing, networks, databases, and theory of computing. We also offer courses in several subfields including graphics, computer vision, and the software aspects of computer architecture. [+]

The CS department offers a quality, student-centered experience. Our undergraduate and graduate curricula provide a timely and well-rounded view of the field, with special emphasis on the practical aspects of traditional mainstream areas of computer science: algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, distributed computing, networks, databases, and theory of computing. We also offer courses in several subfields including graphics, computer vision, and the software aspects of computer architecture. Potential Career Areas: programmers, managers, analysts, and security specialists, among other positions. This major is also excellent preparation for graduate studies in computer science or information science and technology, and it provides a marketable skill set to apply to further studies in linguistics, geography, and life sciences. [-]

Undergraduate Architecture Degrees

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years October 2017 USA San Diego

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. [+]

NewSchool offers two undergraduate programs in Architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture is a five year NAAB accredited program that will prepare you for pursuing architectural licensure in the United States and the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is a four year degree program that will give you a broad foundation for the architecture field.

Bachelor of Architecture

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. ... [-]


Bachelor In Industrial Maintenance Technology

Cégep de Sept-Îles
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Sept-Îles

Industrial Maintenance Technology is designed by the program to train technicians and engineers able to exercise their job function in all industrial sectors companies: paper, metal mining, primary processing and metal fabrication, food, wood , petrochemicals, transport equipment as well as companies offering outsourcing of maintenance services. [+]

GOALS OF THE PROGRAM: Design, manufacture and optimize the equipment. Check the conformity of equipment with standards and plans. Identify and analyze operational problems. Design and implement preventive maintenance programs. I will learn to: Check the compliance of facilities and equipment standards and plans. Identify and analyze the equipment malfunctions. Participate in the design, manufacture and optimization of the equipment. Design and implement preventive maintenance programs forecast. Coordination and control of maintenance activities. Provide technical assistance in business and solve various problems of maintenance and equipment performance. Working with hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication, automation, machining, welding, drawing, electricity, electronics and computers. PRE: High school diploma (DES) Technical and Scientific Mathematics or Science or Mathematics Secondary 4 Cultural, Social and Technical Secondary 5 Secondary 5 Physics OR Mathematics 526 Physics 534 Program Objectives Industrial Maintenance Technology is designed by the program to train technicians and engineers able to exercise their job function in all industrial sectors companies: paper, metal mining, primary processing and metal fabrication, food, wood , petrochemicals, transport equipment as well as companies offering outsourcing of maintenance services. In fact, it is possible to find technicians and industrial maintenance engineers in all industries as well as in construction. The tasks of technicians and industrial service technicians primarily: to verify the compliance of facilities and equipment standards and plans; identify and analyze equipment malfunctions; to participate in the design, manufacture and optimization of the equipment; to design and implement forecast preventive maintenance programs; to coordinate and control of maintenance activities; to provide technical assistance in business; to solve various problems of maintenance and equipment performance. The CEGEP (College of General and Vocational Education) is the first level of higher education in Quebec, the second being university. CEGEPs provide two types of programs: graduate technical programs, which are primarily designed based on the labor market, although they also provide access to university and pre-university programs that prepare students for university. Both programs lead to a college degree (DEC). All students seeking admission to a member institution of SRACQ must apply for admission before the deadlines for admission for the academic year beginning at the end of August for the session of and fall in mid-January for the winter session. [-]

Bachelor of Naval Architecture - taught in Spanish

University of Veracruz - Universidad Veracruzana
Campus August 2017 Mexico Veracruz

Note: This Bachelor of Naval Architecture program is taught in Spanish only. La carrera de Ingeniería Naval fue la primera que existió en el país, es otra de las carreras que han logrado un prestigio importante dentro de la Universidad Veracruzana y fuera de ella, pues incluso algunos extranjeros vinieron a estudiar a Veracruz. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. Faculty of Engineering Note: This Bachelor of Naval Architecture program is taught in Spanish only. Maritime transport brings more than 80% of international trade in goods, is seen an increase in demand for construction of tankers, gas carriers, bulk carriers, container etc .If we talk about energy resources, today, almost a third of the oil and a quarter of the natural gas consumed in the world come from underwater areas and this rush to offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation is not about to end. Given these scenarios, this course was developed response to the demand for engineers who can design new ships and offshore structures. Naval Architecture is a multidisciplinary subject with a strong emphasis on engineering design and systems engineering on ships and offshore structures. Undergraduate students will possess knowledge and experience of the complete processes of conception, design, modeling, implementation of ships, marine installations and other complex systems, along with deep theoretical knowledge in related topics such as design, construction, repair, inspection, maintenance and management. Mission Naval Architecture as part of the University of Veracruz, is an academic program dedicated to scientific and technological development of Naval Architecture sciences and it applications in socio-economic development of the country; aims at training highly skilled professionals in the practical application of knowledge in the design, construction, repair, inspection and maintenance of all kinds of floating, self-propelled or not structures and their interaction with other related disciplines in different sectors, as economic, maritime and port. The undergraduates will be engaged socially and educated strongly in an environment of ethics and professional responsibility. Course content The undergraduate degree program is arranged to give the student a broad naval engineering education by requiring basic courses in the areas of structural mechanics, hydrodynamics, marine power systems, and marine dynamics. These courses cover engineering fundamentals and their application to the design and construction of marine vehicles and systems. Courses in marine structures deal with the design and analysis of marine vehicles and platforms including static strength, fatigue, dynamic response, safety, and production. Resistance, maneuvering, and seakeeping characteristics of bodies in the marine environment are the subject matter for courses in marine hydrodynamics. Marine power systems involve all the mechanical systems on a marine vehicle with particular emphasis on the selection and arrangement of the main propulsion system. In marine dynamics, the student studies the vibrations of marine structures and engines and the rigid body responses of the vessel to wind and waves. Career prospects The multidisciplinary character of naval engineering, and the structure and curriculum of the program, make the education relevant for careers in the maritime sector as well as in other fields.  The most common areas in the field of Naval Architecture for which our students work after graduation include: ship design, shipbuilding, offshore structure design, offshore structure building, yacht design, yacht building, naval combatant and support ships, small craft, coastal engineering, marine environmental engineering, shipping and transportation, fishing industry, and engineering support to ocean scientists. Extracurricular activities A number of our alumni had involved in the design and construction of human power submarine, to compete in international races .Others are integrated the sailing team. During the program are programed visits to national and international shipyards. The students assist to International conferences of SNAME, OTC and IPIN organization. [-]

Mechanical Engineering Major

Western New England University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Springfield

Generally recognized as the engineering discipline that offers the broadest choice of technical career paths, Mechanical Engineering can lead you down paths other majors cannot. Mechanical engineers work in all facets of industry developing technologies for nearly every product we use... [+]

Generally recognized as the engineering discipline that offers the broadest choice of technical career paths, Mechanical Engineering can lead you down paths other majors cannot. Mechanical engineers work in all facets of industry developing technologies for nearly every product we use. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is devoted to educating well-rounded engineers. Along with providing a framework for analytical thinking through courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics, materials, and thermal fluids sciences, Western New England University also offers numerous electives that allow you to pursue your interests. At Western New England University, you begin your education as an engineer in your very first semester. Our First Year Program helps you make the transition from high school or another college. Peer advisors and upperclass student mentors help you find your way around campus, explore clubs and activities, and manage your time. Labs: Open to You From Day One Students at larger engineering schools typically spend the majority of their first year in massive lecture halls, studying theory and getting lost in the crowd. That is not the case at Western New England University. All of Sleith Hall’s engineering labs and equipment are available to all students from the first day you begin classes at the College of Engineering. You will be encouraged to form study groups and to make our labs your second home. All of our equipment is intended for undergraduate use, and students have access to computers and equipment in the laboratories, which are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight. Internships and Special Opportunities We encourage all of our students to apply for internships and research experience for undergraduates (REUs). Athletics and Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering has a long history of producing successful student-athletes. Senior Design Projects All students must complete a Senior Design Project in order to graduate. The range of topics is incredibly wide. Some projects are sponsored by industry and some are initiated by faculty members. Perhaps the best senior projects are those initiated by the students themselves! Aside from being excellent networking opportunities with future employers, the Senior Design Project themselves are industrial strength undertakings that involve proposals, review, formal presentations, and ordering necessary parts—not to mention having to plan for contingencies if parts do not arrive. ABET and Accreditation The Mechanical Engineering degree major at Western New England University is proud to be accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. [-]

Electrical Engineering Course

The University of Kansas
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Lawrence

Electrical engineers work with a broad range of electrical and electronic devices and systems. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. Electrical engineers work with a broad range of electrical and electronic devices and systems. Their work is universal, found in mobile devices, hybrid vehicles, energy production and delivery, communication systems, biomedical applications, remote sensing, avionics, satellite systems and more. Degrees offered: B.S. M.S. Ph.D. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time January 2017 USA Evansville

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. [+]

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 Bachelor of Science in Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. The Industrial Supervision program includes business and management courses to prepare graduates for supervisory positions. The Advanced Manufacturing Program is a technology-based degree that prepares students for positions in high tech manufacturing. Co-op Experience 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. Majors Advanced Manufacturing Engineering with the following emphasis areas Civil Electrical and Computer Industrial and Manufacturing Mechanical Mechatronics Industrial Supervision Programme description [-]

Bachelor in Digital Media

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 50 hours September 2017 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

The digital media major focuses on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. The Visual and Communication Arts Department (VACA) offers majors in studio art, art education, communication, digital media and photography. These majors prepare students to pursue professional jobs in a variety of careers and to pursue graduate work in an array of programs. Our majors prepare students to move comfortably from the studio, to the gallery, to the field and to the screen in their creative activities. Curious about the vocational possibilities for EMU alums? Visit our VACA careers page.. Majors and Minors Art major and art education endorsement Prepares students who will pursue professional art-related careers, independent art work and graduate work in art. The art major offers a variety of studio arts options after students finish a core curriculum. Communication major Students take a broad group of core courses along with the foundational courses in a variety of electronic media, writing and theory courses. Digital media major Students focus on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems. Photography major Photography majors build a solid framework in digital photography practice and theory. Students learn studio/field practices, study visual theory, and engage the community through documentary work and conservation photography. Minors: Art Digital Communication Digital Video Production Journalism Photography Teaching Endorsements: Art, Grades PreK-12 Journalism (add-on) Professors Who are Mentors VACA professors push students to go beyond the aesthetic to consider the social and the global aspects of their work so that they can become transformers of cultural and community landscapes. Passionate and Ethical Communication In order to serve in this way, image-makers need more than technical competency. They need to possess a conceptual and aesthetic framework that will allow them to communicate effectively, passionately and ethically. While intellectually rigorous, the VACA faculty seeks to nurture a profound appreciation for the spiritual, emotive and poetic aspects of human existence. The visual arts at EMU help students encounter a much bigger world that cannot always be described in logical terms. Students explore the ethical and cultural problems inherent in mass communication and the artistic endeavor and the increasingly international thrust of communication. Careers in Visual and Communication Arts Careers include artist, art educator, photographer, graphic designer, video producer, web-producer, industrial designer, visual artist, web designer, video editor, journalist, photo-journalist, fine artist, interior designer, communications, art therapist, community arts activist, production craftsperson, CD-ROM developer, advertising, broadcasting, screen printer, photographer, exhibit designer, gallery director, curator, fashion designer, theater set, lighting or sound designer, illustrator, arts administrator, framer, gallery preparator and graduate study in visual art, communication or film and video. See more on our careers page. Digital Media Major The digital media major focuses on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems. Eastern Mennonite University offers one of the few digital media majors at a Christian college. Our unique program emphasizes proficiency in the interrelated digital media forms of video production, digital photography, graphic design and web design. Students learn electronic field production in documentary and narrative video classes.They practice the disciplines of video editing, lighting, audio production through assignments and real-world projects. Visual and Communication Arts Faculty at Eastern Mennonite University have deep connections to the professional world with projects that have aired on the Discovery Channel, National Geographic and ABC. Whether in person or online, guest lecturers bring expertise from the film and video world. Recent speakers have included the first female steady-cam operator, a National Geographic photographer and a Discovery Channel producer. The EMU digital media major unfolds in the context of our Christian liberal arts community, a multicultural, peace-oriented environment that values effective cross-cultural communication and passionate engagement with the world. Students work on personal projects, study visual theory, and engage the community through documentary work. EMU prepares students for a range of digital media jobs from video production to web design (as well as preparation for further graduate training). Internship opportunities abound in the EMU/Harrisonburg area and many students have completed internships while studying at the Washington D.C. Community Scholars’ Center. Our current students and recent graduates have had opportunities to work on real world projects in Haiti and Kenya. Students have access to our collection of professional HD video cameras, lighting and support equipment for video production.Students also have free access to our collection of Canon digital SLRs and lenses. The Advanced Media Lab, home to our advanced Photoshop, video editing and 2-D animation classes, features fifteen 27 inch (Intel based) iMacs, a large HD display, a Blu-ray projector and a surround sound system. Software includes Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 and After Effects CS5.5. Our intro Digital Media Lab features the latest Adobe CS5.5 Creative Suite and fifteen workstations (21 inch and 24 inch Intel based iMacs) for digital photo editing and web design. Media Coverage VaCa student work has received attention from national and international media. The Washington Post covered our class documentary on the Kurdish community in Harrisonburg, and the BBC ran student photos from the documentary on their Web site [-]

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Reno

The bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering is broadly designed to accommodate a variety of career goals. Students take a core of required courses in engineering, the humanities, mathematics and science, as well as supplementary elective courses. These courses introduce basic engineering science and design concepts and provide students with the opportunity to develop specific career interests in sub-fields of mechanical engineering such as renewable energy, nanotechnology or biomedical engineering. [+]

The bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering is broadly designed to accommodate a variety of career goals. Students take a core of required courses in engineering, the humanities, mathematics and science, as well as supplementary elective courses. These courses introduce basic engineering science and design concepts and provide students with the opportunity to develop specific career interests in sub-fields of mechanical engineering such as renewable energy, nanotechnology or biomedical engineering. Our nationally ranked program gives students the chance to work closely with distinguished faculty and get hands-on experience as they move from building Lego cars as freshmen to designing a capstone project of their own choosing as seniors. Students can take advantage of two teaching labs as well as a full-service machine and welding shop used for student projects and research equipment. Related Degrees and Programs Mechanical Engineering, Minor Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science Degree Mechanical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy Degree What Will I Learn? Successful engineering students arrive at the University with a strong background in math and science. We recommend students have taken physics and chemistry courses in high school and are prepared to take calculus as freshmen. Our program teaches you to apply your math and science knowledge, along with a creative approach to problem-solving and design, to the development of basic mechanical engineering systems. Graduates of the bachelor's degree program should have the following skills: Proficiency in entry-level mechanical engineering analysis and design Ability to define, design, execute and analyze experiments with minimal supervision Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing Graduates are prepared to pursue further professional study in mechanical engineering or related areas, or in medicine, business or law. Requirements Coursework in the mechanical engineering major focuses on math, science and engineering. Students complete courses on a range of mechanical engineering topics as well as relevant topics in other engineering disciplines. During the senior year, students have a chance to pursue electives on areas of interest within mechanical engineering. These electives must include a course/lab combination covering one of the following topics: Thermodynamics Intermediate heat transfer Cooling electronic equipment Advanced mechanics Intermediate dynamics Mechanical vibrations Intermediate fluid mechanics As seniors, mechanical engineering majors round out their design experience with two capstone classes. Students learn to synthesize design considerations ranging from the economic to the ethical as they create and optimize mechanical systems. Throughout the year, students work in teams to build a marketable design project. Students must also take the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination administered by the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers. The FE exam is generally taken during the spring of your senior year. Register for ENGR 490 in order to have the exam recorded on your transcript. Career Options Mechanical engineers may play a role in the design or construction of anything that moves, from tiny motorized devices to airplanes and rocket ships. Because mechanical engineering is such a broad field, graduates can look forward to diverse employment prospects and strong demand for their skills. A 2012 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers placed mechanical engineering at number five on its list of the top 10 bachelor's degrees for 2013. Mechanical engineers can also specialize in sub-disciplines ranging from biomedical to fluid/thermal sciences to materials. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, new technologies such as alternative energy sources and nanotechnology may drive much of the growth for mechanical engineers in coming years. Additionally, many mechanical engineering careers offer highly competitive salaries, even to bachelor's degree holders. According to a 2011 report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, mechanical engineering majors had a median salary of $80,000, which ranked among the top salaries for all majors. [-]

Electrical and Computer Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

Computer engineering is the branch of electrical engineering that focus on construction and control of computers and their interface with the outside world. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in North America 2017. Electrical and Computer Engineering What is Electrical and Computer Engineering? Whether it is generating and distributing electrical power, designing advanced medical imaging and diagnostic equipment, creating communication systems to connect the world, or building nextgeneration robots, electrical engineering is the application and control of electricity. Computer engineering is the branch of electrical engineering that focus on construction and control of computers and their interface with the outside world. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering maintains its reputation for success by attracting talented students and providing them with a quality education via a faculty of international standing. As a result, graduates of the department are uniquely qualified to pursue careers in industries as diverse as power distribution and biomedical research. Notable 500 undergraduate and 195 graduate students enrolled in fall 2014 27 full-time faculty members 11 Fellows of IEEE Curriculum Bachelor of Electrical Engineering – Computer Option Computer engineering focuses on the design, production and testing of computer hardware, including components, networks and peripherals. This curriculum is a thoughtfully constructed plan for providing a firm footing in circuit analysis, digital systems and electronics in preparation for specialized study in computer system design, computer architecture and information networks. Additionally, computer engineers complete a series of software courses giving them the skills necessary to function at the highest level of computer engineering. [-]