The University of Alabama is one of the five oldest engineering institutions in the nation and the oldest in the state. Consequently, the College of Engineering has a tradition few schools can match.
UA’s College of Engineering features a wide variety of nationally-accredited programs, affording students the flexibility to shape their academic goals to suit developing interests. Students may choose academic programs in the following departments:
- Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
- Chemical and Biological Engineering
- Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
In addition, the College’s Freshman Engineering Program is a specially designed first-year experience for all students that motivates and engages our students. All engineering majors take a common first-year program that introduces students to the field of engineering, ensures all students have the skill sets necessary to successfully complete their second-year engineering courses, and illustrates the relevance of mathematics and science to the field of engineering.