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Department of Engineering

The Department of Engineering at the University of Mount Union provides students with a well-rounded education through relevant career preparation and classroom foundations that will prepare graduates for successful careers in the fields of engineering.

 

Through extensive hands-on learning, an international experience, and innovative research opportunities, students will develop the critical thinking skills to solve complex problems and improve our functioning society by understanding how things work in the world.

 

Engineering students benefit from the small class sizes and personal attention from the engineering faculty. To learn more about the high-demand field of engineering, explore Mount Union's engineering programs.



Department of Engineering Faculty

Four Pillars of Engineering

The Engineering Program at the University of Mount Union distinguishes itself by supplementing its curriculum with the four pillars of exceptional engineering education. These essential areas help develop real-world ready engineers.

Pillar One: Providing Extensive Hands-on, Real World Engineering

  • Extensive lab and field experiences
  • Internships
  • Undergraduate research
  • Service-learning
  • Real-world capstone design projects
  • Student competitions

Pillar Two: Requiring International Engineering Field Experience
Engineering students will travel abroad with faculty to work on field projects that address global engineering challenges such as:

  • Providing clean water
  • Access to sanitation
  • Low-cost energy
  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Access to health solutions

Pillar Three: Integrating Engineering Knowledge with Essential Business Skills
Students work alongside business majors in project development teams to design products going to market.

  • Work together with business and entrepreneurship students in project teams
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Cost Analysis
  • Business Model Canvas

   

Pillar Four: Building Effective Leaders and Communicators
Through strong roots in the liberal arts, Mount Union’s engineering program develops students into:

  • Effective communicators
  • Leaders
  • Lifelong learners
  • Responsible citizens