Future Engineers of America Visit University of Alabama

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Future Engineers of American, NSBE Birmingham’s Pre-College Initiative Program, visited the University of Alabama on Thursday October 2, 2014
Students visited the College of Engineering for their open house. There they explored the rewarding opportunities available within the fields of engineering and computer science.
The University’s E-Day had activities scheduled from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. During this time students were presented with information regarding admissions to UA, housing, financial aid, scholarships, honors programs, Air Force ROTC and other important campus life details.
NSBE Birmingham FEA students were in the company of school groups, families and individual high school and junior college students all researching an Engineering education.
Academic Departments
UA’s College of Engineering is organized into seven academic departments that offer eight undergraduate degree programs. The college boasts that it is large enough to offer academic diversity and challenge, but small enough to ensure personal attention and excellent instruction.
Courses of study include:
·         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 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes.
Today, UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering has nearly 4,500 students and more than 120 faculty. In the last eight years, students in the College have been recognized 11 times as USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, four received Goldwater scholars, seven received Hollings scholars along with a Portz scholar and a Truman scholar.
For more information on the University of Alabama’s E-Day, contact Engineering Student Services at (205) 348-1598.