2007-2008 Academic Catalog
Colleges and Schools
Engineering and Mines • (907) 474-7730
The College of Engineering and Mines includes the academic departments of civil and environmental engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, mining and geological engineering, petroleum engineering and the research arm of the unit, the Institute of Northern Engineering. INE houses the Arctic Energy Technology Development Laboratory, the Mineral Industry Research Laboratory, the Petroleum Development Laboratory, the Transportation Research Center and the Water and Environmental Research Center.
CEM offers students a challenging academic experience that will allow them to contribute, compete and succeed in today's global economy. The college offers programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, arctic engineering, engineering management, environmental quality engineering, environmental quality science, geological engineering, mechanical engineering, science management, mining engineering, mineral preparation engineering and petroleum engineering. An engineering Ph.D. program is also offered.
The baccalaureate degree programs in civil, electrical, geological, mechanical, mining and petroleum engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
CEM's academic programs provide a basis for advanced study or specialized careers. CEM students benefit from small class sizes through increased interactions with faculty and other students and excellent access to instructional laboratories. The college provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research. Theoretical and practical hands-on knowledge, in tandem with discipline-related research, provides CEM students with the expertise and training they need for their chosen career path.
CEM departments are active in outreach activities such as Engineering Week, Science Potpourri, educational workshops, the fundamentals of engineering examination review course and a range of short courses for the professional engineering community. Visit www.uaf.edu/cem/ for more information.