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Degree Programs

 

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Applied Engineering Sciences

This program provides a broad foundation in the engineering sciences and core engineering disciplines with a business complement. Each student can then select to be more technical or more business oriented through one of the required concentrations in Business Law, Computer Science, Media and Information,  Packaging, Supply Chain Management, or Technical Sales.

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Biosystems Engineering

Combining biology with engineering, biosystems engineers make sure we have our daily essentials: safe and plentiful food to eat, pure water, clean energy sources, and a safe environment to live in.

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Chemical Engineering

Developing and designing products that make use of chemical, physical, or biological transformations of raw materials is what these engineers do best.

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Civil Engineering

Civil engineers are experts in planning and  designing the operation and maintenance of water resources, transportation systems, and environmental protection systems.

Computational Data Science

Computational Data Science

Data scientists apply computational and analytical skills to derive meaning and make predictions from large datasets in order to solve problems in a wide variety of disciplines including science, business, government, and healthcare.

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Computer Engineering

Computer Engineers strive to make computer systems that are highly reliable and available and they also create hardware and software for video games!

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Computer Science

Computer Science applies creativity, logic, and computational thinking to solve problems important to science, healthcare, education, business, entertainment, government, and all aspects of modern life.

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Electrical Engineering

Design, develop, test...that's what these engineers do with electric equipment of motors, aircraft, lighting in buildings, and so much more.

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Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineers use the principles of biology and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.

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Materials Science and Engineering

Tailoring raw materials from our Earth, materials science engineers are able to create products that we use every single day like computers, dishes, and athletic equipment.

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers come up with everything from combustion engines to spacecraft and power systems, to artificial limbs.

All degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc., with the following exceptions:

  • The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc.
  • The Applied Engineering Sciences program is considering paths to accreditation.

Michigan State University is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.


Other Degrees, Options and Certificates
 

Cooperative Engineering Education

The Cooperative Engineering Education certificate may be earned by completing a minimum of three semesters of enrollment in EGR 393, which includes full-time employment in a position in industry that has been approved by the College. Visit Spartan Engineering / The Center website for more information.

Information Technology Specialization

Available to students with majors in the Colleges of Engineering, Communication Arts and Sciences, or Eli Broad College of Business students, the specialization is designed to provide students with a broad, multidisciplinary understanding of the role and basic mechanics of information technology in contemporary society. Students will develop core competencies in their primary area of study and will broaden their horizons as they interact with others from different academic backgrounds. Students completing the specialization will be well prepared for employment in technology-oriented environments and will understand the evolving impact of information technology on society. More information and an application for the specialization may be found here: Information Technology Minor

Specialization in Game Design and Development

The Specialization in Game Design and Development brings together students from Computer Science, Studio Art, Telecommunication and Information Studies and Media to learn the technology, the design fundamentals, the development, the history, the social impact and the business of digital games. More information can be found here: Minor in Game Design and Development.

Information and Communication Technology for Development Specialization

This specialization focuses on the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in fostering economic, social, and environmental change in developing countries.  Students in this program will gain a theoretical and practical background in the challenges and opportunities for deploying ICT infrastructure to enhance development.  The program culminates in a field-based experience where students will implement an innovative ICT project in a developing country as part of an education abroad program, or will execute a project in a rural region or an underprivileged urban region of the United States. More information can be found here: Minor in Information and Communication Technology for Development


Archived Engineering Undergraduate Programs

Listed on the Archived Engineering Undergraduate Programs web page are degree programs which are no longer in effect, but which some students may be eligible to follow. Consult with your academic adviser to determine which is the correct degree program for you.