Featured Engineering School: BYU’s Fulton College of Engineering

Why Study Engineering at BYU?
Here is what they have to say:

The world’s expectation of its engineering and technical personnel will range from providing for interplanetary exploration and travel to solving such earthly problems as pollution, transportation, efficient energy use, new materials, and new products and manufacturing processes, as well as many other exciting and challenging needs.

The solution to man’s present and future problems will require people trained as craftsmen, technicians, technologists, and engineers working together as a team. Each of the departments in the Fulton College of Engineering and Technology has a faculty with special training and advanced education, including years of work experience, which qualify them to prepare students for these technical careers. Each department also has modern, well-equipped laboratories that provide exciting and valuable hands-on experience.

Their Mission Statement:
The mission of the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology at BYU is to help develop men and women of faith, character and technical ability who will become outstanding leaders throughout the world.

Engineering, with a strong emphasis on mathematics, and the basic sciences, has been offered at Brigham Young University since 1952. The School of Technology provides an environment where students and faculty can learn in a nurturing atmosphere with emphases in leadership, management and application of technology. Graduates of both engineering and technology find acceptance in the best graduate schools and in top industrial organizations. Many are in key positions in leading industries or have important assignments with government agencies. With the evident need extending well into the future for those skilled in solving technological problems, an engineering degree from BYU is a valuable professional accomplishment.
(http://www.et.byu.edu/college_why.htm)

Rankings

BYU’s Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology also did well in this year’s U.S. News graduate school rankings, earning top 100 marks in three specialty areas:

— 58th, chemical engineering specialty

— 68th, mechanical engineering specialty

— 79th, electrical engineering specialty

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