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Undergraduate Studies - ME, ECE, AE/EM, CCEE

Undergraduate Programs

The College of Engineering offers progressive, project-oriented undergradute degree programs in 7 areas of study.  Modern laboratory facilities and research-active faculty assure that students are well-prepared to complete in the modern engineering workplace. All Bachelor's Degree Programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Department of Aerospace Engineering

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace engineering is both the most specialized and the most diversified of fields. Aerospace professionals apply their knowledge to design better aircraft, send a spacecraft to Mars, or design a satellite to predict the weather. The same aerospace professionals may also apply their knowledge to study wind stress on new buildings; to eliminate energy waste in skyscrapers; to design automobiles, high-speed trains and ships; or to aid in artificial heart research.



Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering


B.S. in Civil Engineering
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Civil engineering takes place on all levels: in the public sector from municipal through to federal levels, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies

B.S. in Construction Engineering
Construction engineering is the planning and management of the construction of structures such as highways, bridges, airports, railroads, buildings, dams, and reservoirs. Construction of such projects requires knowledge of engineering and management principles and business procedures, economics, and human behavior. Construction engineers engage in the design of temporary structures, quality assurance and quality control, building and site layout surveys, on site material testing, concrete mix design, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, safety engineering, materials procurement, and cost engineering and budgeting.

B.S. in Environmental Engineering
Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate polluted sites.  Environmental engineering involves water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues as well as a knowledge of environmental engineering law. It also includes studies on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects


Electrical & Computer Engineering - Sound Wave

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering


B.S. in Computer Engineering
Computer Engineers are involved in the design, development, manufacture, installation, and operation of general purpose and embedded computers of all sorts. They are concerned with both hardware (i.e., the electronic circuits and devices that actually store and process information) and software (i.e., the programs that control the operation of the hardware).

B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Electrical engineers solve problems through the skillful application of mathematics and science. They design useful products such as cellular telephones, high definition TVs that show lifelike pictures, and imaging systems that allow physicians to look inside the human body without performing surgery. Electrical engineers also design systems for the generation and distribution of power that lights our homes, operates our factories, and runs our household appliances. Working in teams, electrical engineers fabricate complex, tiny components that are used in computers, sensors, stereo systems, weather satellites, automobiles, modern appliances, and automated factories.



Mechanical Engineering - Gears

Department of Mechanical Engineering


B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical engineering covers the design and analysis of all kinds of systems and technologies with mechanical components, with applications in energy production, robotics, environmental systems, materials, composites, transportation, manufacturing, machine design, and many more areas. The SDSU Department of Mechanical Engineering provides a broad based education that has been developed to prepare the student for a wide range of careers and new technologies. One important fact, that surprises many people, is that students get engineering degrees not only to practice careers in engineering, but also as preliminary training for many other fields or graduate work in engineering, law, medicine, and business. ME graduates can work in all of these areas. 

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2016 Design Day

Please join us for the SDSU College of Engineering's 2016 Design Day, taking place on Wed. May 4th 2016, from 1:30PM-3:30PM in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Center, Montezuma Hall. Our Senior Design students will be participating in over 50+ projects on interactive display! [Booklet]


Welcome New Faculty

The College of Engineering welcomes our five new outstanding faculty starting in Fall 2016.

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Engineering & Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex

The EIS Complex is a key piece in the drive to become a top-50 public research university. Not only will it enhance SDSU’s teaching and research capacities, it will also help attract the best and brightest research faculty and students. 

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SDSU Mechatronics Takes 1st

The SDSU Mechatronics Club took first place in the 18th annual Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) RoboSub Competition.

K-12 STEM Education at SDSU, the Project Lead the Way Program

San Diego State will be hosting over 240 teachers for Project Lead the Way, beginning June 14-July 25, 2015 - it's the largest class yet.

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Zahn Innovation Center

Apply to the $50K Zahn Challenge for SDSU students, faculty and staff with an idea for a commercial enterprise, social enterprise or project resulting in a social impact.

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