University of Wisconsin–Madison
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With inspiring educational experiences during Summer Term and beyond, the College of Engineering aims to change the world for the better through innovation. Faculty from different engineering disciplines collaborate to contribute to fields like healthcare, energy, advanced manufacturing, and materials innovation, and their students go on to shape the future.

Below is a sample of engineering courses offered in 2018, including on-campus and online options. Example courses are grouped by theme or UW-Madison degree requirements they fulfill. Ask your advisor which courses might help you graduate faster or lighten your load in a future semester.

Engineering resources

With 14 undergraduate majors to choose from and a wealth of opportunities for research, internships, and co-ops, the College of Engineering is a powerhouse. Here are a few resources that help engineering students thrive:

*Some or all sections of this course are online.

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Electrical & Computer

-Electrical & Computer Engineering 220: Electrodynamics I*
-Electrical & Computer Engineering 230: Circuit Analysis*
-Electrical & Computer Engineering 330: Signals and Systems*
-Electrical & Computer Engineering 340: Electronic Circuits I*
-Electrical & Computer Engineering 420: Audio Electronics for All

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Engineering Physics

-Engineering Physics 271: Engineering Problem Solving I
-Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 201: Statics*
-Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 202: Dynamics*
-Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 303: Mechanics of Materials*
-Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 601: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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Chemical & Biological

-Chemical & Biological Engineering 255: Introduction to Chemical Process Modeling
-Chemical & Biological Engineering 424: Operations and Process Laboratory

Civil & Environmental

-Civil Engineering 320: Environmental Engineering
-Civil Engineering 377: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems*
-Geological Engineering 371: Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing

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Industrial & Systems

-Industrial & Systems Engineering 313: Engineering Economic Analysis
-Industrial & Systems Engineering 348: Introduction to Human Factors Engineering Laboratory
-Industrial & Systems Engineering 349: Introduction to Human Factors

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-Mechanical Engineering 361: Thermodynamics*
-Mechanical Engineering 364: Elementary Heat Transfer*
-Materials Science and Engineering 350: Introduction to Materials Science*

Are you an incoming Mechanical Engineering student? Consider applying for the Mechanical Engineering Summer Launch

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