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  • College of Engineering
    in an advanced degree that spans multiple disciplines e mail gradvisit engr colostate edu with information about your interests and potential visit dates We will work with the engineering departments to create a productive visit for you Alumni visitors We welcome alumni every day not just for Homecoming and other scheduled events We see our alums in the hallways on their way to recruit the next generation of engineers at our career fair to make a presentations to classes and to meet with their former faculty members If you want to reconnect with the college with a visit to campus contact supportengineering colostate edu Other visitors We regularly host engineers and community members that are interested in the exciting work happening in the college Many visitors are taking advantage of the new RamTracks Tours that feature many engineering laboratories and research groups Many contact a specific department or program of interest Explore Fort Collins Fort Collins is a city of 134 000 located 60 miles north of Denver The Fort seems to have something for just about everyone several shopping malls hundreds of restaurants multiple movie complexes a regional cultural center natural areas miles of bike trails and cozy coffee houses right here in town And for outdoor enthusiasts camping hiking snow boarding downhill and cross country skiing to rafting fishing and water skiing are all within a short drive See Fort Collins Convention Visitors Bureau for information about accommodations local eateries shopping recreation sights and events Find Your Way Building locations campus maps and driving directions can be found on maps colostate edu Denver International Airport is served by most major airlines which provide nonstop daily service to more than 115 national and international destinations Many national rental car companies offer service at DIA and ground transportation shuttle service

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  • College of Engineering
    to the issue Americans are flocking to places that offer the opportunity and amenities of a big city but with a lot more green space and a lot less stress An Education that Draws Jobs Employers seek out our students Hundreds of engineering employers attended campus career fairs and thousands of jobs and hundreds of internships were posted for engineering just during the last academic year Annually about 400 undergraduate and graduate students receive their engineering degrees from CSU with 17 pursuing graduate school immediately after graduation Engineering firms are looking for students like ours students with real world skills research experience and an aptitude for communication Our Professional Learning Institute created collaboratively with industry is designed to cover aspects of a professional engineering career typically not covered in engineering curricula This value added program not only offers our students an edge but also offers opportunities for networking Our location is recognized as a strong recruiting ground Fort Collins was named one of Fast Company magazine s 30 Fast Cities 2007 The magazine named Fort Collins one of three cities worldwide as a research and development hot spot In 2005 Fort Collins was named one of the Top Ten Metros for Scientists Engineers Per Capita and Top 15 Best Educated Workforce in the Nation by Expansion Management Recreational Opportunities Our city boasts over 44 public parks five public golf courses three swimming pools an ice skating center a 60 mile recreational trail system and over 3 500 acres of preserved open space natural areas Camping hiking snow boarding skiing rafting fishing and water skiing are all within a short drive Because of the city s commitment to open space smart solutions to sprawl and gridlock can do community spirit and an active embrace of the adventurous life Fort Collins was

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  • Programs and Degrees - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    Liberal Arts dual degree major Environmental Engineering major minor Ecological Engineering concentration Mechanical Engineering major Major A minimum of 27 credits in an area or discipline that together with supporting courses leads to a bachelor s degree Dual Degree Major Involves a student working for two separate university degrees in parallel completing them in less time than it would take to earn them separately Minor A minimum of 21 credits in a core of courses giving you insight into an area but without the depth of a major Concentration At least 12 credits that give you an opportunity to extend general learning into a more specific area Interdisciplinary Minor A minimum of 21 credits that focuses on an area and provides perspective from different disciplines Although not a major it s transcript visible The biomedical certificate is similar to a minor and is open to all majors Students earn the certificate to be more competitive graduate medical or law school applicants or to obtain positions in the biomedical industry one of the fastest growing industries in the United States Licensure The Engineering Teacher Education concentration allows students to obtain an engineering degree and a teaching license in technology education Graduates may pursue an engineering career or choose to teach engineering design principles and concepts in junior and senior high school Double Majors and Minors Engineering students have numerous options for pursuing double majors Electrical and computer engineering students might combine their degree with one in computer science An engineering degree could be combined with technical journalism or business administration Students may also choose a minor Popular minors include environmental engineering mathematics computer science and foreign languages Master s and Doctoral Degree Programs Atmospheric Science Biomedical Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Systems Engineering

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  • Freshman Information - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    Laurie Craig at 970 491 1058 When should I apply Do I qualify for admission How much does it cost How can I be considered for a scholarship How do I register for my first semester at Colorado State What kinds of credits do I get for earning an International Baccalaureate diploma Undergraduate Study Why CSU Engineering Programs Degrees Freshman Information Transfer Information Careers Scholarships Financial Aid Graduate Study Why

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  • Transfer Information - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    from my previous school How do I register for my first semester Can I qualify for scholarship consideration in the first semester at Colorado State Undergraduate Study Why CSU Engineering Programs Degrees Freshman Information Transfer Information Careers Scholarships Financial Aid Graduate Study Why CSU Programs Degrees Faculty Staff Research Centers Labs Recent Dissertations Funding Explore the College Meet the Dean Visit the College College Overview Facilities Student Life Housing Dining

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  • Careers - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    majors mechanical chemical and biological or electrical engineering or they may couple a biomedical engineering certificate with one of our engineering degree programs in order to prepare for graduate medical or law school or to obtain a position in the biomedical industry one of the fastest growing industries in the United States Infrastructure When many people think of engineering they picture roads buildings and computer networks CSU s engineering programs cover these and more Our students and faculty are also focused on ways to keep people and property safe in extreme weather events Our electrical engineers are testing sophisticated networks of radars in tornado alley to improve early warning systems Our civil engineers are developing new structural codes and safer building designs based on shake table tests Mechanical and electrical engineers are developing search and rescue technologies to save lives in fallen structures Law Many engineering undergraduates pursue law degrees and choose to focus on patent law environmental law public policy or intellectual property Engineering is a great undergraduate base for a professional degree Business Leading CEOs A Statistical Snapshot of S P 500 Leaders a report released in 2007 found that 33 of S P 500 CEOs obtained their undergraduate degrees in engineering with a distant second of Business Administration at 11 At least 200 CSU engineering graduates currently hold the title of CEO many of our students have started companies based on their senior design projects at CSU and some students have commercialized technology Space Science Colorado State has a record of success in space science with astronauts James Ox van Hoften and Kent Rominger among our alumni and partnerships with numerous aerospace companies on collaborative research projects Electrical and mechanical engineers develop sensors for space vehicles design unmanned aerial vehicles and weather stations for space Students have even designed built and tested simulated spacecraft Education CSU s Engineering Teacher Education program allows students to obtain an engineering degree and a teaching license in technology education Graduates may pursue an engineering career or choose to teach engineering design principles and concepts in junior and senior high school Energy Colorado State s engineering faculty and students are active in developing solutions to energy problems that affect our global environment and economy Mechanical and chemical and biological engineers study engines biofuels and combustion to discover new clean technologies CSU s electrical engineers examine new and innovative ways to store and transmit energy Civil engineers focus on wind and hydropower but also study energy policy security and regulation Electrical and mechanical engineering students and faculty explore solar technologies that have resulted in spinoff companies like AVA Solar CSU and industry are collaboratively researching efficient ways to integrate renewable energy sources like wind into our grid system through our InteGrid Laboratory where smart grid concepts are being tested refined and validated Environment Colorado State is setting a green example and the College of Engineering is a campus leader Our electrical and computer engineers develop computational models for climate change and develop instruments

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  • How can I be considered for a scholarship - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    are in the range of 1000 to 4000 Academic performance at Colorado State and involvement in extracurricular activities are important criteria used in awarding these scholarships From December 1 to the March 1 submission deadline undergraduate students fill out the online CSU Scholarship Application CSUSA located on RamWeb The criteria for each scholarship is specified by the sponsor Students need to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3 0 in order to be considered for scholarships and while receiving the scholarship need to carry at least 14 credits per semester leading toward a degree in engineering Students who apply to the College of Engineering should explore various scholarship opportunities External Scholarships There are many organizations outside of Colorado State which offer external scholarships Contact your high school counselor to learn more about these opportunities Most high schools have a list of web sites that will allow you to screen for scholarships directed toward specific majors and or specific groups of students University Scholarships CSU Student Financial Services offers University scholarships to qualified entering students regardless of major Some are one time scholarships while others are renewable up to a total of four years provided the student performs at some specified minimum level and carries a full class load Because of the higher admission standards in the College of Engineering many of engineering students are offered renewable scholarships University scholarships are awarded on a first come first served basis among qualified students It is therefore important to apply early for admission College and Department Scholarships The College of Engineering and its departments offer scholarships to qualified students Some of these scholarships are for just one year typically 1000 while others are renewable up to a total of four years provided the student maintains at least a grade point average of

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  • Why CSU - College of Engineering - Colorado State University
    additional growth in faculty and programs of study We are adding faculty strategically in order to build interdisciplinary programs and research units We are home to a new NSF Science and Technology Center focusing on clouds and climate change and two NSF Engineering Research Centers researching laser technologies and remote sensing Numbers however are only a simple measure of success It is the excellence of the scholarship demonstrated by our tenure track faculty research faculty research scientists and students that results in new discoveries and advances our mission to solve important problems and contribute to the quality of life worldwide Students are active in our research programs In 2009 several hundred graduate research assistants were actively working in our labs as well as numerous undergraduate students Student researchers have made discoveries leading to patents new products and start up companies Read more about our research Friendly Environment The College the University and Fort Collins have a reputation for being friendly Aside from academic reputation entering students report that friendliness of the campus was a big factor in choosing Colorado State Fort Collins was named America s Best Place to Live in 2006 and America s Second Best Place to Live in 2008 by Money magazine According to the issue Americans are flocking to places that offer the opportunity and amenities of a big city but with a lot more green space and a lot less stress Recreational Opportunities Our city boasts over 44 public parks five public golf courses three swimming pools an ice skating center a 50 mile recreational trail system and over 3 500 acres of preserved open space natural areas Camping hiking snow boarding skiing rafting fishing and water skiing are all within a short drive Because of the city s commitment to open space smart solutions

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