Engineering Plus

The Engineering + Program is specifically designed to enable you to meet your personal education goals while also allowing you to experience life fully at a major liberal arts and research university.

With six E+ areas, your engineering education can be customized to meet your individual areas of interest.

The World is Flat – International E+

Today’s engineering applications do not stop at state or national boundaries; they are multination undertakings utilizing worldwide work forces. If you want to prepare to be a leader in the global environment of the engineering profession, then this is the program for you.

It Takes a Village – Service Learning E+

Service learning integrates meaningful community service with instruction, working on projects within the state of Alabama as well as projects in the developing world. If civic responsibility and engagement are core values within you, then this program will greatly enrich your engineering educational experiences.

No Limits to Your Imagination – Creative Endeavors E+

Creative Endeavors E+ allows you to apply your engineering skills and background to a wide range of fields, such as dance, performing art, poetry, graphic novels, short videos and animation, free jazz, painting, sculpture and film. Work with students from the arts in design and construction and in performance of many of the cultural activities taking place on campus.

Learning Beyond the Classroom – Undergraduate Research E+

Alabama’s engineering faculty not only teach engineering but also perform cutting-edge research in new engineering frontiers. Interested in working with them to expand our knowledge of engineering? Work side-by-side with faculty who are at the forefront of knowledge development on individual projects or through the NSF’s Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.

“If You Build It” – Project Based E+

Ever dreamed of racing your own Formula car at Talladega Superspeedway? Wonder how you could make concrete float? Each year, Alabama’s engineering students compete in a wide range of engineering competitions, from Formula SAE to mini-baja races and from robotics to concrete canoe races. Join our teams and compete against engineering students from across the country.

Whistle While You Work – Cooperative Education and Internship E+

Work as a practicing engineer in a corporate environment, learning first-hand about the engineering workplace. You not only gain first-hand engineering experience but also earn competitive salaries and valuable networking channels.