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U.S. Air Force Academy - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The U.S. Air Force Academy offers 7 majors in engineering (Aeronautical, Astronautical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, and Systems Engineering) and two majors in computing (Computer Science and Computer and Network Security). Each curriculum offers an integrated program of study, utilizing a balance between classroom theory, laboratory work, and practical application. The U.S. Air Force Academy's laboratory facilities state of the art and, despite being just an undergraduate institution, rival higher level institutions. Upon graduation, each cadet is awarded a bachelor of science degree in their respective accredited engineering field and a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.