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Take engineering courses at UW–Madison this summer

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 2022, 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.

Electrical & Computer

Electrical Engineering class
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering 270: Circuits Laboratory I

Are you an incoming Electrical or Computer Engineering student? Consider applying for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Summer Launch

Engineering Physics

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  • Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 201: Statics*
  • Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 202: Dynamics*
  • Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics 303: Mechanics of Materials*

Chemical & Biological, and Civil & Environmental

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  • Biological Systems Engineering 270: Introduction to Computer Aided Design*
  • Biological Systems Engineering 367: Renewable Energy Systems*
  • Chemical & Biological Engineering 424: Operations and Process Laboratory
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 377: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems*
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 414: Hydrologic Design*
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 498: Construction Project Management*

Industrial & Systems

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  • Industrial & Systems Engineering 313: Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering 575: Introduction to Quality Engineering*


Mechanical Engineering class
  • Mechanical Engineering 306: Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering 231: Geometric Modeling for Design and Manufacturing*
  • Mechanical Engineering 446: Automatic Controls*

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