Academics

Engineers and computer scientists will drive the innovation in tomorrow’s world. Students can explore the many academic opportunities offered within the College of Engineering.

Departments

Engineering features a wide variety of nationally-accredited programs, affording students the flexibility to shape their academic goals to suit developing interests. Students may choose academic programs in the following departments.

Degrees

The University of Alabama is one of the five oldest engineering institutions in the nation and the oldest in the state. Consequently, the College of Engineering has a prestige few schools can match. Below are the majors and minors offered by the college.

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Extended Options

The college offers more opportunities to get your degree exactly as you like. From double majors to online learning, see the many ways you can graduate with the College of Engineering.

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Programs

The University of Alabama and the College of Engineering offer several programs to help you achieve your goals. From your freshmen year through your first job after graduation, we hope you will take advantage of these programs to be successful.

Freshmen Engineering Program

A first-year experience for all engineering and computer science students that is designed to both motivate and engage our students. Through the FEP, we introduce students to the exciting careers in engineering and teach them the valuable aspects of working in teams.

Mentor UPP

Undergraduate Peer Partnering is a mentoring and networking program designed to cultivate relationships between upperclassmen and underclassmen to increase involvement, retention and confidence in the newest members of the College of Engineering.

Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program involve students in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. The REU Program provides indirect funding for undergraduate students to participate in research.

International Programs

The College offers several international opportunities that push boundaries by exploring cultural and academic opportunities.

Multicultural Engineering Program

A strategic plan that has three ambitious goals that seek to impact students starting at the pre-college level (K-12) all the way to graduation from The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

Student Introduction To Engineering (SITE)

A summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, hosted by The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

Two Steps Ahead

The “Two Steps Ahead” International German Student Exchange Program (IGSEP) allows top undergraduate students to gain experience with state-of-the-art automotive engineering technology and exposure to the high-tech environment in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, home to Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Bosch and ZF.

Cooperative Education Program

A dynamic academic program that offers students opportunities for professional experience before graduation. Co-op students participate in alternating periods of full-time employment and full-time study.

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