Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in North America

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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.

The field of engineering is one which uses mathematics, science and creativity in ways that result in inventions that improve the daily routines of people from all walks of life and in all professional fields.

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Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Redmond

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design is a four-year degree in software engineering with an emphasis on its applications in video game audio production. Students start with [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design is a four-year degree in software engineering with an emphasis on its applications in video game audio production. Students start with foundational coursework in mathematics, physics, and computer science, then apply that knowledge in year-long, team-based projects where they design and program their own fully playable games with sophisticated interactive music and sound effects. Along the way, students will learn fundamental recording techniques and sound design principles through hands-on audio engineering projects. Those who successfully complete the BSESD program will be prepared to design and implement complex interactive scores in a professional studio environment. Admissions Information Students applying to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design program should have strong math, science, and problem-solving abilities, as well as a keen interest in music and acoustics. Applicants should have completed math through pre-calculus prior to attending DigiPen; additional courses in computer science and physics are recommended. Topics Covered Students in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design program will focus on the following subjects: Software engineering, especially in the area of audio engine programming for simulations and video games, but also including graphical algorithms, tools programming, and physics programming. Studio recording techniques, including mixing, microphone selection and placement, digital audio workstations, studio acoustics, and synthesis. The BSESD program includes four semesters of lab courses that teach the tools and techniques of soundtrack production. Sound design for video games, including sound effect... [-]

Bachelor in Engineering (1st two years)

San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
Campus Full time January 2018 USA San Mateo

Cañada College has a fully accredited Engineering transfer program. This lower-division program consists of the same courses offered at any four-year college or university at a substantially lower cost, taught by a faculty with considerable industrial experience. [+]

Cañada College and College of San Mateo have fully accredited Engineering transfer programs. These lower-division program consists of the same courses offered at any four-year college or university at a substantially lower cost, taught by a faculty with considerable industrial experience. Virtually all our Engineering students have subsequently obtained their degrees at a four-year college or university and have entered the Engineering profession. The College has articulation agreements with engineering departments of UC, CSU and independent colleges and universities. Engineering is one of the largest professions in the United States with over one million jobs in fields ranging from airplane design to pollution control. The four largest branches of engineering are electrical, mechanical, civil and computer engineering. All branches of engineering place a heavy emphasis on problem solving. Engineering education focuses on teaching scientific and engineering concepts and their application to the creative and effective solution of problems. Career opportunities for practicing engineers include positions in aerospace, agricultural, architectural, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrail, materials, mechanical, and nuclear fields. Most engineers work for manufacturing industries, while a smaller percentage work for federal, state and local government agencies, or as private consultants. Program Learning Outcomes: Students completing this program will be able to: Apply knowledge of math, science, and engineering or computer science to identify, formulate, and solve engineering/computer science problems. Communicate effectively and work well in situations that require teamwork. Design and perform tests or experiments, analyze and interpret data, and prepare a report summarizing the results of... [-]

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 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. [-]

Bachelor in Engineering

Aquinas College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Western Michigan University and Aquinas College are partners in an innovative engineering program that melds a liberal arts education rooted in the Catholic and Dominican tradition with the resources and expertise of a major public research university. [+]

Western Michigan University and Aquinas College are partners in an innovative engineering program that melds a liberal arts education rooted in the Catholic and Dominican tradition with the resources and expertise of a major public research university. Degrees are available in industrial and entrepreneurial engineering and in civil engineering (pending), and both are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. General education and prerequisite courses are taught by Aquinas faculty. Engineering courses are taught by WMU faculty. Students graduate with both an associate of arts degree from Aquinas and a bachelor of science degree in engineering from WMU. Why Study Engineering? You get to solve BIG problems that impact societies unlike any other career! Careers in engineering are among the most sought-after, well-paying fields in the world. They are challenging and creative, and tend to have high job satisfaction. Engineers, scientists and technologists learn skills that are transferable to multiple industries, making them marketable worldwide. Opportunities are global – you can choose where to apply your skills. Live where you want! Degrees in engineering and science provide preparation for other professional degrees like law, medicine and business. Why AQ? Excellent teaching and mentoring at a Catholic liberal arts college with small classes and many opportunities for personal attention and tutoring. Strong STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) programs with dedicated professors and all lectures and laboratories taught by professors (no TAs). Private liberal arts college education at the cost of in-state tuition. Highly rated college for sustainability, with exciting... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Martin

The Department of Engineering College of Engineering and Natural Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Science in [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. The Department of Engineering College of Engineering and Natural Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Martin offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering The program - incorporates engineering design and competitive teamwork throughout the curriculum - provides small class sizes, personalized attention from faculty and staff, and the opportunity for a hands-on engineering educational experience; - is implemented with a course schedule that is taylored to the needs of the individual student, with personalized advising throughout the educational experience. Concentrations Civil Engineering Civil Engineering designs and supervises the construction of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams, buildings, airports, tunnels, and other large facilities. Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines which can be categorized into several sub-disciplines including construction, environmental, transportation, structural, geotechnical, and water resource engineering. Our graduates work for government, state, or local municipal agencies or for private engineering firms. Electrical Engineering Electrical engineering is an engineering discipline that designs, develops, tests, and supervises the manufacture of electronic and electrical equipment, including electric motors, lighting, wiring in buildings, radars, computers, consumer electronics, aircrafts, and telephones. Currently, many electrical engineers also work in areas of computer design and programming. Electrical engineering can be categorized into several sub-disciplines including power, control, signal processing, telecommunications, electronic, and electromagnetic engineering. Our graduates work for local and regional power companies, defense contractors, electronic design firms or in manufacturing-related companies.   Industrial Engineering Industrial engineering is an... [-]

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. [+]

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... [-]

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... [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. 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,... [-]

Aerospace Engineering Course

The University of Kansas
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Lawrence

Aerospace engineers design, develop and test aircraft, spacecraft and missiles and supervise the manufacture of these products. [+]

Aerospace engineers design, develop and test aircraft, spacecraft and missiles and supervise the manufacture of these products. Aerospace engineers also use aerospace technology in remote sensing and product-oriented fields, including wind energy and automotive industries. Degrees offered: B.S. M.S. M.E. Ph.D. D.E. [-]

Bachelor in Architectural Design

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

Grounded in environmental design, the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design (BA-ARH-D) degree provides a strong undergraduate education while allowing the student to experience and gain skills in architectural design, art, architectural, and urban history and theory, fundamentals of sustainability, materials, building construction and structures, as well as advanced design representation tools. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. Grounded in environmental design, the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design (BA-ARH-D) degree provides a strong undergraduate education while allowing the student to experience and gain skills in architectural design, art, architectural, and urban history and theory, fundamentals of sustainability, materials, building construction and structures, as well as advanced design representation tools. To study the world through the architectural lens is an opportunity to examine our culture through the spaces and buildings that we create. BA Architectural Design Unit Requirements Core 36 units Major 45 units Liberal Arts 45 units Breadth 6 units TOTAL 132 units BA Architectural Degree Requirements Minimum 2.0 GPA Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 219 History of Architecture 1 LA 249 History of Architecture 2 LA 255 College Math LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 292 Programming & Culture LA 293 Precalculus LA 296 Applied Physics LA 319 History of Architecture 3 LA 449 Urban Design Theory And the following general education requirements: 2 Written Communications courses 3 History of Art & Architecture courses 1 Fundamental Math course 1 Applied Math course 1 Advanced Math course 1 Physics course 1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course 1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course 1 Urban Studies course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal... [-]

Chemical Engineering

University of South Carolina
Campus September 2017 USA Columbia

The chemical engineering department awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemical engineering. As a chemical engineering graduate, you can work in a variety of fields from manufacturing and healthcare to food processing and environmental health and safety. [+]

Chemical engineers are leading new developments in medicine, advanced materials, energy, consumer products, manufacturing and environmental solutions. Applying their knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics, chemical engineers create processes and products that are safe, environmentally friendly, energy efficient and economical. From developing more efficient fuel cells to creating innovations that advance space exploration, our chemical engineering students and faculty are at the forefront of research. As a chemical engineering graduate, you can work in a variety of fields from manufacturing and healthcare to food processing and environmental health and safety. The chemical engineering department awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemical engineering. What will I study? Energy Chemical engineers are used in the energy sector to explore for new reserves of oil and gas, process these raw materials into fuels and other useful chemicals, and developed new technologies like solar, wind, batteries and fuel cells that are sustainable and more environmentally sound. Advanced Materials and Specialty Chemicals Chemical engineers design, construct and operate unique processes to produce a range of highly tailored chemicals like lubricants, elastomers, composites, fragrances, polymers, and surfactants for the automobile, aerospace, cosmetics, agriculture, paper, textile and construction industries Pharmaceuticals Chemical engineers are involved in the conception, design, construction, and operation of research facilities and manufacturing plants that develop and produce valuable pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical therapies. They also have to implement FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulations to ensure quality control over these products and processes. Biotechnology Chemical engineers leverage molecular-level insight... [-]

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time January 2018 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. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. 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... [-]

Mechanical Engineering

Florida International University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Miami

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Florida International University (FIU) offers a curriculum which is designed to give the student a thorough understanding of the basic laws of science and advanced analysis and design skills to stimulate and develop creative thinking, a professional attitude, economic judgment and environmental consciousness. [+]

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Florida International University (FIU) offers a curriculum which is designed to give the student a thorough understanding of the basic laws of science and advanced analysis and design skills to stimulate and develop creative thinking, a professional attitude, economic judgment and environmental consciousness. The aim is to develop the students' potential to the fullest, to prepare the students for superior performance as mechanical engineers, and to provide the students with the fundamental principles necessary for pursuing advanced study in the diverse fields of engineering, science and business. Students are given a good grounding in fluid/thermal sciences and energy systems, mechanics and materials, robotics and manufacturing, and computational methods. [-]

Bachelor Pre-Engineering

California State University Bakersfield
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA Bakersfield

CSU Bakersfield offers a pre-engineering program. Pre-engineering students attend CSUB for 2-3 years then transfer to an engineering school where they complete the upper-division curriculum and where they will graduate with a degree in engineering. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. CSU Bakersfield offers a pre-engineering program. Pre-engineering students attend CSUB for 2-3 years then transfer to an engineering school where they complete the upper-division curriculum and where they will graduate with a degree in engineering. The CSUB pre-engineering program is a generic program, suitable for transfer to any engineering school and into any field of engineering. While transfer to other CSU schools are the most seamless, many CSUB students transfer to UC schools, to private schools, and to schools all over the country. Admission There are no special admission requirements or procedures to enter the CSUB pre-engineering program. Like all CSUB students, you apply for admission using the CSU Mentor site, students must obey all university rules regarding admission deadlines. Once admitted, you can be in the pre-engineering program merely by seeing a pre-engineering advisor and taking the recommended classes. Application Process for First-Time Freshmen Check to be sure you meet the Admission Requirements for First-Time Freshmen. Submit an application to CSU Bakersfield through CSUMentor, the online admissions portal for all CSU campuses. A $55 non-refundable application filing fee is required, but fee waivers are available if you qualify. Students interested in applying to the Educational Opportunity Program, (EOP) should complete their EOP application on CSUMentor after they have submitted their application for admission. You will receive an email from CSUB Admissions and Records acknowledging receipt of your application along with your specific CSUB ID number and login instructions to your myCSUB account.... [-]

Engineering

University of the Pacific
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Stockton

The School of Engineering and Computer Science develops dual competencies in students: both technical and social skills. Whether you want to build strong cities, advance health care, sustain the environment or create the next great app, the School of Engineering and Computer Science prepares you to succeed. [+]

Engineering School of Engineering and Computer Science Are you a determined problem solver? Do you like to build, create, discover and collaborate? Then the School of Engineering and Computer Science is the perfect fit for you! Whether it's building strong cities, advancing health care, sustaining the environment, or creating the next greatest app, technology is a field as limitless as your imagination. At Pacific SOECS, our students develop dual competencies - technical and social. They must understand the principles of science as well as the nature of human needs and behavior and the impact of technology on society. The modern engineer and computer scientist deal with socially relevant matters including pollution, energy resources, sustainability, health care and public transportation systems. They are experts in manufacturing processes, communications systems, medical electronics, the space program and numerous other endeavors that provide citizens of the world with a safer and more conscious experience. Majors The School of Engineering and Computer Science offers eight undergraduate degree programs: Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineer, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Physics, and Mechanical Engineering. The curricula are divided into lower-division and upper-division segments. The lower-division curriculum stresses fundamentals in science, mathematics, and engineering. The first two years are essentially the same for all engineering majors. The upper-division combines courses in the major area with work experience through the Co-op Program. Minors Within the School of Engineering and Computer Science there are five minors available to students: Computer Science Minor, Minor in International Engineering, Minor in... [-]

Chemical Engineering

Auburn Global
Campus Full time 4 years May 2018 USA Auburn

The instructional mission of the department is to provide its chemical engineering graduates with the tools, skills and competencies necessary to understand and apply today’s technologies and, through life-long learning, successfully develop and employ tomorrow’s technologies. [+]

Bachelors in Engineering in North America 2017. Chemical engineers contribute to society through the useful application of knowledge and understanding of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics. Chemical engineers traditionally have participated in many decisions crucial to the preservation and improvement of society, including energy, fuel, commodity chemical and food production, resource management, and the design of necessary pollution control measures. Emerging new areas such as biotechnology, space technology, nanofabrication technology, semiconductor devices and modern construction materials also utilize the unique capabilities of the chemical engineer. Many technologies to improve public health depend significantly on chemical engineering such as biomaterials, biomedical devices, medical diagnostics, the chemical design and synthesis of drugs, the genetic engineering of therapeutic materials, drug delivery systems and medical imaging technology. Finally, chemical engineering plays an essential role in important environmental technologies such as atmospheric chemistry, product life cycle analysis, bioremediation, environmental risk and impact analysis, environmental friendly manufacturing technology and products, separation and conversion technologies for waste reduction and the cleanup of contaminated sites. The instructional mission of the department is to provide its chemical engineering graduates with the tools, skills and competencies necessary to understand and apply today’s technologies and, through life-long learning, successfully develop and employ tomorrow’s technologies. Specific program educational objectives of the Chemical Engineering program are: Our graduates apply their technical proficiency for the professional practice of chemical engineering or any other career path they choose. They successfully utilize practical engineering skills and have productive, gainful, and ethical careers in chemical and related... [-]