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Undergraduate Academic Programs

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Undergraduate Majors

In each of our majors, students learn skills that will enable them to excel in the workforce and develop innovative solutions to problems facing people and the planet. All undergraduate engineering majors are also available as Honors Degrees.

From left to right, students Ryan Geary, Collin Clark, and Isabel Navarro work on projects in the UD’s iSuite in Evans Hall, while assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Andy Novocin shares advice.

Computer Science

students take hard hat tour of STAR Tower

Construction Engineering and Management

students working on electrical vehicle research

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Undeclared

Available as: Admissions category*

environmental engineering laboratory

Environmental Engineering

Kristi Kiick's laboratory

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

*Engineering Undeclared (EGU) is not a major. It is an Admissions category that only new, incoming freshmen may select if they do not know which Engineering or Computer Science major to choose.

Enrichment Programs

HONORS PROGRAM

Are you looking to expand your intellectual horizons? If you are the type of student who wants to work hard academically, but also be part of a bright and vibrant community of scholars, the UD Honors Program is a good fit for you.

ACCESS:ABILITY SCHOLARS

Your ideas and commitment can change people’s lives. As an Access:Ability Scholar you will act on that philosophy by learning to design and advocate for inclusive approaches to disability.  

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SCHOLARS

Be part of UD’s tradition of public service and make an impact as a Community Engagement Scholar. You’ll have the chance to make a difference through service learning courses, as a researcher in a community-based project or as a volunteer. 

CYBERSECURITY SCHOLARS

Imagine yourself leading the charge, protecting lives, jobs, institutions and networks in order to create a more secure world. Gain hands-on experience and leadership skills to help create change through mentorship, networking opportunities and specialized coursework.

DELAWARE INNOVATION FELLOWS

Got an Idea? Ignite your imagination and turn your ideas into action. If you’re passionate, creative and bold, become a Delaware Innovation Fellow. 

GRAND CHALLENGES SCHOLARS FOR ENGINEERS 

Start changing the world in a positive way. As a Grand Challenges Scholar and engineering student you will be a part of the addressing the Presidential call for our nation to lead the way in responding to the most critical global technological challenges of the 21st century. 

SPECTRUM SCHOLARS

UD’s new Spectrum Scholars program promotes a welcoming environment for undergraduate students with autism at UD that enhances their ability to thrive in academic environments and campus life. In collaboration with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and administered by the University’s Center for Disabilities Studies, undergraduate students with autism receive comprehensive coaching and career development opportunities during their undergraduate experience as they work toward a successful career. 

4+1 Bachelors/Masters Programs

 4+1 Bachelors/Masters Programs are designed to allow well-qualified students the opportunity to earn a Bachelors and Master's degree within a 5-year period of time, assuming they stay on track with their curriculum.


Department of Biomedical Engineering


Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Departmental Academic Advising Staff

Allie Andrews
126 Spencer Lab
Mechanical Engineering
Heather Dunlap
140 Evans
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nancy England
161 Colburn Lab
Biomedical Engineering
Samantha Fowle
101 Smith Hall
Computer Science, Information Systems
Dr. Sheldon Hewlett
310 P.S. Du Pont Hall
Materials Science and Engineering
Ann Himelreich
257 Colburn Lab
Chemical Engineering
Sarah Palmer
301 DuPont Hall
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management
Michele Schwander
301 Spencer Lab
Biomedical Engineering