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Engineering

Your real world experience starts almost as soon as you start this engineering program.

Engineering students carefully measure a machined part using a dial caliper

You’ll be a well-rounded engineer with practical experience and sound technical understanding—even conducting research with faculty as early as your freshman year, in areas such as microelectromechanical systems, smart sensing, and control devices and systems.

Our program offers an emphasis in either electrical or mechanical engineering to build upon your understanding of general engineering principles.

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Static Mechanics
  • Materials Science
  • Control Systems
  • Electromechanics
  • Signals and Systems
  • Manufacturing
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

Our Faculty


You’ll get personal attention through our dedicated faculty’s open-door policy. With a strong variety of research and industry expertise in engineering, our faculty has a wide range of knowledge to share as you explore research opportunities and decide on the next step after graduation. Meet our faculty.

What Sets Us Apart


In our program, you can lead your own “engineering company” in your senior year capstone design project, where you’ll work as a team with your classmates to design and produce a product on time and within budget for real clients like Alcon Laboratories, Bell Helicopter Textron, Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics or GE Transportation.

Career Prospects


After graduation, virtually all TCU engineering students have job offers or acceptance to graduate school. Our alumni work with companies like:

  • Corning Cable Systems
  • Bell Helicopter Textron
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Axxis Building Systems
  • Burns and McDonnell
  • Schlumberger
  • Summit Consultants Inc.
  • Ford Audio-Video Systems
  • Tubular Synergy Group
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Texas Instruments

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