Engineering education at Carnegie Mellon is designed to produce leaders and to support creativity. At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, our engineering curricula are sufficiently flexible to allow students to customize their course of study to suit their interests and professional objectives. Our aim is to prepare students for fulfilling, exciting careers and to provide them with the perspective and skills to be leaders in their endeavors.
Undergraduate students enter the College of Engineering without a declared major. Each department offers an introductory class for students to learn the basics of each discipline. Our students are required to complete at least two introductory courses in their first year, which will help them choose a major in their second semester.
The College of Engineering fosters innovation and impact through our education and research. We encourage students to solve complex problems through their skills and passion with cutting-edge curricula in a state-of-the-art learning and making environment.
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Moving 4th Into Engineering
Each spring, approximately 25 fourth-grade students from various Pittsburgh area schools are invited to visit Carnegie Mellon's campus and participate in a full day of science activities.