Engineering

We are excited to hear you are interested in engineering. Expect to learn through experiential learning and immerse yourself in an environment of innovation and high impact research.

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Majoring in engineering at UNLV allows you to choose from a variety of disciplines, including: civil and environmental engineering and construction, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, entertainment engineering and design, unmanned aircraft systems, solar and renewable energy, military science, aerospace studies & ROTC.

You Can Take Courses in Diverse Areas

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Aerodynamics

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Design for Live Entertainment

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Design and Applications

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Artificial Intelligence

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The skills and abilities you develop as an engineering student are versatile and marketable. Employment for graduates with bachelor's degrees in engineering is higher than the national average for other bachelor's degrees.

Gain Real World Experience and Apply What You Learn By Taking Advantage of Opportunities

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Build a sustainable "age-in-place" home for the U.S. Department of Solar Energy Decathlon contest.

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Design robots that could replace humans in disaster relief situations in the Drones and Autonomous Systems Lab.

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Use 3D printing to help create prosthetics for people.

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Work with some of the most cutting-edge companies in the entertainment business and learn how to create real entertainment experiences.

With a Degree in Engineering, Students Can Work in a Broad Array of Fields

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The Department of Defense

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NASA

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Lockheed Martin

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Konami Gaming, Inc.

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PENTA Building Group

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NV Energy

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Now that you are interested, learn more about how you can engage the community while inspiring others to continue learning and overcoming challenges.