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University of Colorado Denver - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) is located in the heart of Denver, Colorado, and is the only engineering college in the metro region where working individuals can earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees entirely through afternoon and evening classes. Its proximity to the city offers ample hands-on learning opportunities for students and access to relevant industry connections and partnerships. The student population is diverse in both age and ethnic backgrounds, and the college is one of the fastest growing at the university. Professionalism, ethics and concern for the multi-faceted human element of engineering is a key piece of the curriculum, and graduates are prepared to be successful in their field upon graduation.

The college houses five departments, including Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. It offers bachelors through doctoral degrees in each discipline, including a unique interdisciplinary Engineering and Applied Science PhD (EASPhD) as well as joint graduate programs with the College of Architecture and Planning and the Business School. The new EASPhD degreeā€"the only program of its kind in the stateā€"allows students to focus their doctoral studies on engineering along with a secondary area of study from within the entire university. The college is also home to the first and only bioengineering department in the state. The bioengineering program, which is located on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is unique in that it incorporates both the CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus, giving students the opportunity to learn from engineers and clinicians and to perform research or medical device design in world-class hospitals and clinical research labs. The new undergraduate program in bioengineering allows students to complete their first two years of study at CU Denver and their final two years on the medical campus.

Curriculum and research evolve to meet the needs of the city, state and the world. The college offers new graduate programs in construction engineering and management, biomechanics, and geomatics engineering, and created certificate programs in software engineering and data engineering, and a cooperative certificate in digital arts with the College of Arts & Media. All of our eligible undergraduate programs are fully accredited and the engineering curriculum is constantly evaluated to ensure that our programs are relevant and our graduates are aptly prepared to succeed.