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Engineering, Computers, and Math
You enjoy solving technical problems and are good at science and math. When you were young, you might have gotten in trouble for taking everything apart to see how it works, or maybe you got excited about the electric shock you got when you touched your tongue to a battery. You want to influence the world with creative yet practical technology— the more adventurous and cutting-edge, the better. The opportunities are endless... you can work in the fields of energy, information techology, biomedical, or aerospace, just to name a few.
U.S. News & World Report ranked CU-Boulder's undergraduate engineering programs 19th among the public national universities in its 2012 America's Best Colleges issue. The Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department is ranked 22nd overall and 15th among public graduate programs in 141 schools surveyed by U.S. News and World Report.
Students in instructor Seth Murray's section of the First Year Engineering Projects course are designing toys for visually impaired youngsters that can be seen as well as heard. Another team of students adapted a game of Twister, adding textures to the dots on the game's mat and audio to the spinner.
The Integrated Teaching and Learning Program integrates theory with practice by weaving hands-on learning and design throughout the engineering curriculum.
The two-year curriculum in the Entrepreneurship Program (E-ship) develops business skills to compliment a technical degree.
The Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities educates globally responsible engineering students to address the problems faced by developing communities worldwide.
Programs and Majors
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering