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2 Engineers turn ideas into useful products or systems. Turning Ideas Into Reality

3 “Engineering is the application of math and science to create something of value from our natural resources.” Unknown “Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was.” Theodore Von Karman, Aerospace Engineer

4 Mechanical EngineeringEnvironmental Engineering Electrical EngineeringAgricultural Engineering Civil EngineeringSystems Engineering Computer EngineeringArchitectural Engineering Chemical EngineeringMineral Engineering Industrial EngineeringMarine Engineering Aerospace EngineeringEngineering Management General EngineeringPetroleum Engineering Engineering ScienceManufacturing Engineering Biomedical EngineeringCeramic Engineering Materials EngineeringNuclear Engineering 22 Accredited Engineering Disciplines

5 Job Satisfaction Variety Challenging Work Intellectual Development Potential to Benefit Society Financial Security Prestige Professional Environment Technological and Scientific Discovery Creative Thinking

6 Engineering$43,135 Computer Science$42,339 Engineering Technology$38,182 Business$34,801 Math & Science$33,343 Agriculture/Natural Resources $28,351 Humanities/Social Sciences$27,436 Communications$26,963 Education$26,407

7 Research Communications Education Government Management Law Business Pharmaceuticals Automotive Design Manufacturing

8 Neil ArmstrongAstronaut Herbert HooverUS President Alfred HitchcockMovie Director Lee IacoccaAutomotive Executive. Herbie HancockJazz Musician William HewlettCo-founder of Hewlett Packard Montel WilliamsTalk Show Host Tom LandryFootball Coach

9 Enjoys solving problems Asks “why” about the world around us Has a curiosity about how things work Enjoys being creative Enjoys working with people Does well in math and science Wants to make a difference Likes to figure out how things work

10 Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering

11 College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) -Vehicle Emissions, Renewable Fuels, Waste Management Center for Research in Intelligent Systems (CRIS) -Object Recognition, Autonomous Navigation, Video Surveillance Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) -Nanotechnology

12 Small Classes Access to Faculty Members Four-Year Degree Plans Laboratory Experience Research Opportunities Advanced Technology Scholarships ABET Accreditation

13 MESA Engineering Program (MEP) American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) College of Engineering Leadership Council (COELC) Epsilon Eta Sigma (Engineering Honor Society) Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

14 College of Engineering Graduates AdventIntel BoeingProctor & Gamble FordRaytheon IBMTRW Other CompaniesEntrepreneurs

15 UC Admission Requirements Completion of UC “a - f” requirements (“a - g” requirements effective fall 2003) GPA of 2.80 or above, combined with corresponding test score total SAT I or ACT 3 SAT II Subject Tests Freshman

16 College of Engineering Admission Requirements for Freshmen n n Automatic: n n 3.60+ high school GPA n n 1000+ composite SAT I n n 530+ math SAT I n n 1 year of math beyond Algebra II n n 1 year of chemistry with a lab or physics with a lab n n Supplemental: n n Predicted First-Year GPA (PGPA) of 2.50 or higher n n Calculated using high school GPA and SAT I score n n No minimum high school GPA or SAT I is required n n 1 year of math beyond Algebra II n n 1 year of chemistry with a lab or physics with a lab n n Engineering (Prep): n n Available to all UC eligible students

17 UC Admission Requirements Credit awarded for 70 semester (105 quarter) units 2.0 GPA if UC eligible upon high school graduation Complete College Breadth Requirements -IGETC is not accepted by the College of Engineering Meet additional College of Engineering selection criteria Transfer 2.4 GPA if not UC eligible upon high school graduation -Complete 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units -Complete appropriate course pattern

18 College of Engineering Admission Requirements for Transfers n n Computer Science: n n UC eligibility n n All terms n n All levels n n Preparation in calculus and computer programming is recommended n n CHEN, CMPE, EE, ENVE, ME: n n UC eligibility n n Fall quarter transfer only n n Junior level transfer only n n Complete all lower-division coursework n n Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA n n Minimum 2.5 GPA in calculus and physics n n 2.7 GPA in calculus, physics, and CS for CMPE

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