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David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering

Our department offers you one of the newest and most dynamic engineering programs in Texas.

Here, you will learn from faculty who are professional engineers as you develop the real-world knowledge and skills you need to succeed in a wide variety of engineering career fields, or advance to graduate school.

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)
Through this wide-ranging degree program, you will gain expertise in five
areas of civil engineering: environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation and water resources. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.com.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
Through this broad and varied degree program, you will gain expertise in mechanical design, fluid and thermal science, manufacturing and production, material science, computational engineering, and dynamics, control and mechatronics.

Engineering Visions and Mission Statements

Engineers use science and math to solve problems, figure out how things work, and find practical uses for new scientific discoveries. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join the thriving engineering industry, where you will design and build machines, structures, bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles and buildings. And, there are thousands of high-paying jobs waiting for you once you graduate.

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Around the Department

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study engineering.

student drilling

Hunter Strain Labs

Gain the hands-on experience you need in our state-of-the-art engineering labs. Our $4.5 million lab facility houses the Hydraulics Lab, Geotechnical Lab, Construction Materials Lab, Engineering Mechanics Lab and Student Team Projects Lab.

professor measuring water

RAMgineers

You can join our RAMgineers student organization for professional development opportunities and to compete against schools from across the country in various engineering contests. RAMgineers lead the way!

professor in hard hat

Industry Advisory Council

Our Industry Advisory Council includes the leaders of many local engineering firms. This strong tie to the professional engineering community provides our students with regular class visits to engineering projects where you will get a first-hand look at professional engineers at work. Many of our students also earn paid internships with these firms.