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Arkansas Tech University - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Departments of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering offer four-year degree programs leading to the degrees Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) and a two-year degree program in Nuclear Technology.

The departments are committed to providing their students with a positive atmosphere in which to learn the fundamentals of engineering practice. The department's programs are designed to help satisfy the engineering manpower needs of industry in Arkansas, the mid-South region and the nation. The departments strive to produce graduates with a professional attitude and approach to problem solving, well educated in the basics of engineering, and emphasis on engineering design. The emphasis on engineering design is integrated throughout the curriculum by course work, the use of team projects and design projects in a number of courses. Most graduates of the engineering programs go directly into the workforce as practicing engineers across the nation, although many prefer employment in the numerous concerns in the Arkansas River Valley area. A number of graduates have elected to attend graduate school at various schools nationwide.