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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The School offers a four-year undergraduate program in engineering emphasizing engineering fundamentals in the first two years, followed by two years of specialized training in one of the fourteen majors, with some liberal arts studies throughout all four years. Emphasis on computer-aided engineering. Opportunities to major in management, computer science, humanities or social sciences. Co-op is an option in all programs. Each student completes a senior design project and is urged to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. Leadership programs, international exchange program, 3-2 programs, interactive learning, multimedia education, satellite video program and newly restructured curricula are part of ongoing efforts to deliver the best in an engineering education.