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West Virginia University Institute of Technology - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The mission of the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology closely reflects the mission of the Institution. The programs in the College of Engineering and Sciences address the professional engineering and science needs of industry, government, and business and prepare their graduates to be citizens of the state, national, and global communities. The programs provide for a student-centered education that balances career preparation with an understanding and appreciation of the traditional humanities and sciences. The programs strive to prepare tomorrow's engineers, technologists, and scientists with a broad education necessary to effectively communicate technical concepts to a wide audience and to place technical solutions in a societal context. In addition, the College of Engineering and Sciences gives qualified students the opportunity to gain valuable experience practicing the fundamentals of engineering and science through the Co-op program, as well as through the placement of students in intern positions.

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