Engineering & Design
The Engineering & Design Department, in the College of Science and Engineering, offers access to four Bachelor of Science degrees: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plastics & Composites Engineering, and Industrial Design. These programs place an emphasis on practical laboratory experiences, in addition to theoretical course work. Each program’s curriculum is designed with input from strong industrial advisory committees to prepare students for professional positions in industry. It is important to know that admissions and advising information is specific to each major and students are encouraged to become familiar with the requirements.
Fall Quarter COVID-19 FAQs
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The Engineering & Design Department office is currently closed for the safety of students, staff, and faculty. We are working remotely and are available to answer your questions. Please call 360.650.3380 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are available! Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Graduates of the programs have consistently been placed in positions appropriate to their field of study. Companies that employ graduates include Alpha, Boeing, CH2M-Hill, Cypress Semiconductor, Daktronics, Fleck, Fluke, Janicki Industries, Mentor Graphics, Microsoft, Nike, Physio-Control, PACCAR, Pro-CNC, Oculus, R & D Plastics, Rane Corporation, Rothenbuhler Engineering, SpaceX, TEAGUE, Tempress, Triquest, Universal Avionics, and Safran.
Students have numerous opportunities to participate in projects and undergraduate research with faculty members. Additionally, students can choose to work on projects directly with industry partners as part of their course work. Some of the companies that have participated in research and other projects include Anvil Studios, Artefact, Avante, Conterra, Microsoft, Milwaukee Tool, PACCAR, Nike, Tethers Unlimited, Hexcel, R&D Plastics, and Safran.
Internships and Employment
The Engineering & Design Department partners with Career Services to bring opportunities to both current students and our alumni. Employers can also participate in our Outside the Lab series. Visit our employment page to learn more!
In the News
Upcoming Deadlines and Events
Outside the Lab: US Air Force
- October 12 from 4-5pm (virtual)
- Zoom details in link
Outside the Lab: Applied Medical
- October 15 from 4-5pm (virtual)
- Zoom details in link
Industrial Design Entrance Portfolios
- October 22 by midnight
- Application details, examples, and format!
Graduating Senior Degree Applications
- Due December 4, 2020
- Application, instructions, links