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Leveraging the professional and research expertise of its faculty, the College of Engineering offers specialized concentrations that allow students to complement their undergraduate degrees.

These optional concentrations add another dimension to the bachelor’s degree at a time when the demand for interdisciplinary engineers is growing. Concentrations give students exposure to some of the most exciting emerging fields in engineering, while the College’s major degree programs ensure a strong foundation in a core discipline. Concentrations are noted on students’ transcripts and can be earned through careful selection of program electives without additional coursework.

  • Aerospace Aerospace Engineering Available to Mechanical Engineering students, this concentration covers the design, construction and science of aircraft and spacecraft, and prepares students for leadership in the aerospace industry. More Info
  • Energy Technologies Energy Technologies Students interested in the impacts of energy innovations and careers in green technology can add this concentration to any degree within the College of Engineering. More Info
  • Manufacturing Manufacturing Engineering In one of the nation’s oldest manufacturing engineering programs, engineering students who add this concentration will learn topics ranging from manufacturing basics to real-world professional practice and students. More Info
  • Nanotechnology Nanotechnology Students from throughout the College can gain insight into one of engineering’s most rapidly advancing fields that has applications in biomedical, electrical, computer, and mechanical engineering. More Info
  • Oximeter Technology Innovation This concentration is a vehicle for introducing engineers to an entrepreneurial mindset by understanding how technical innovations are translated into marketable products and businesses. More Info