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Undergraduate Areas of Study

TCNJ engineering programs are designed to educate the next great generation of engineers and engineering educators. Our students benefit from highly-engaged faculty, state-of-the art facilities, and study tracks to support a rich diversity of interests and goals. Backed by a core liberal arts foundation, students graduate with deep research experience, sound knowledge and strong consciences.

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areasstudy-icon-biology-FINAL Biomedical Engineering

Design and develop instruments, devices, and computational models to evolve modern healthcare. Focus on areas that fascinate you: bioinstrumentation; biomaterials; biomechanics; cell and tissue engineering; medical imaging; rehab engineering; and quantitative modeling of physiology. Graduate with the knowledge and technological mastery to better human health and society, locally and globally.

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A Range of Research

Excellent labs and broad faculty expertise combine to accommodate diverse interests of curious students.

Faculty

Engaged Faculty Mentors

Professors enthusiastically share rich, varied professional insights through close student mentorships.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Students apply knowledge outside the classroom through engineering design projects, research, and more.


areasstudy-icon-civil-FINALCivil Engineering

Work with faculty mentors, developing theoretical knowledge and practical skills in chemistry using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Seminars, research opportunities, and multiple degree options and specializations allow an education tailored to your goals. Rigorous yet supportive programs, designed to the standards of the American Chemical Society, are a solid foundation for careers or graduate study.


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Research Opportunities

In lab and field settings, students collaborate on faculty-mentored research teams.

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Distinguished Faculty

Get an inside track on innovative research, from faculty who collaborate across academia and industry.

Engagement with Ideas

Engagement with Ideas

Courses and labs revolve around hands-on research, challenging students to analyze and solve problems.


areasstudy-icon-compsci-FINALElectrical and Computer Engineering

Focus on communications, instrumentation, digital signal processing, and automatic control systems. Or find your passion in designing and implementing digital hardware and software. You’ll work alongside faculty mentors using state-of-the-art instrumentation to gain theoretical knowledge and master practical skills that equip you for broad career or higher education opportunities.


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Real Research Partnership

In lab and field settings, our students are partners on faculty-mentored research teams.

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Engaged Faculty Mentors

Learn about smart grid tech, renewable energy, and app development from teachers with deep experience.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Collaborate on interdisciplinary projects and seize internships with companies like Facebook or Google.


mech-areasstudy-icon-mech-FINALMechanical Engineering

Design the machines that keep communities running—from automobile engines to nuclear reactors. Develop a theoretical foundation in the areas of energy and mechanics. Choose a specialty with faculty mentors as your guide and test your mettle in design competitions against other prestigious engineering schools.


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Mentored Research

Get hands-on in lab and field settings, collaborating on faculty-mentored research teams.

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Expert Engineers

Tap into valuable research insights and experience from faculty immersed in both academia and industry.

Experiential Learning

Test Your Skills

Take advantage of opportunities to apply knowledge beyond the classroom via internships and competitions.


areasstudy-icon-engmanage-FINALEngineering Science: Management

Prepare for a successful career in engineering management with a strong foundation in engineering sciences—and the support of expert faculty with deep industry experience. Our broad curriculum focuses on the deep knowledge and practical skills necessary to apply engineering to manufacturing, management, technology, marketing, and finance.


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Passionate Teacher-Scholars

Be taught and mentored by faculty who’ve both instructed and practiced engineering management.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Students apply knowledge outside the classroom through internships, competitions, and student projects.

Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success

Your experience will prepare you for a range of opportunities across a variety of industries.


areasstudy-icon-eng-policy-FINALEngineering Science: Policy and Society

Enhance society and the lives of people by applying engineering principles to the development of structures, devices, and technologies. Working closely with faculty mentors on hands-on projects, gain real-world experience that equips you for success in law school or graduate school—or pursue a career in revered agencies such as the FBI, NSA, CIA, NIH, DOE or DOD.


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Faculty Thought Leaders

Benefit from collaboration with accomplished faculty who’ve been successful in teaching and in practice.

Engaged Learning

Engaged Learning

Engage with faculty and peers on interdisciplinary projects, applying engineering to real community needs.

Careers

Broad Career Opportunities

Graduate well-prepared for further education endeavors or for top careers in local or national agencies.


areasstudy-icon-istem-FINALIntegrative-STEM Education

Prepare to teach integrative STEM and technology in elementary, middle and high school settings. While focusing on engineering and technology design, our students engage in a variety of STEM content areas and educational methods. We offer fully accredited undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Our graduates qualify for New Jersey certification and are actively recruited across the state and the nation.


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Professional Preparation

Extensive fieldwork framed by professional development prepares students for the demands of teaching.

Faculty Mentors

Close Faculty Mentorship

Small classes are the foundation for collaborative learning between students and their faculty mentors.

Experiences

Immersive Experiences

Apply principles of math and science to technological and engineering design to address real-world problems.


areasstudy-icon-istem-FINALTechnology/Pre-Engineering Program

Earn certification to teach technological and pre-engineering at the K-12 level to prepare children for success in the new economy. Learn to familiarize students with concepts of design and fabrication in the context of familiar, everyday objects—from clothes to cars to mobile devices. Graduates also pursue careers in areas like manufacturing design, industrial sales or entrepreneurial endeavors.


teacher prep

Professional Preparation

Fieldwork and professional development prepare students for teaching or engineering-related careers.

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Rigorous Standards

Based on nationally recognized Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology.

Experiences

Creativity and Innovation

Students develop teaching skills that make class material relatable and relevant to school-aged children.


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