Aerospace engineering focuses on the research, design, development, construction, testing, science and technology of aircrafts.
Biomedical engineering blends traditional engineering techniques with the biological sciences to create innovative solutions to medical challenges.
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology and physics to solve problems — from the production of alternative fuel to food safety.
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and environmental engineers plan, design and build skyscrapers and bridges as well as develop complex water and transportation systems while focusing on environmental control.
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer scientists design and build software applications. Computer Engineers build and program embedded systems. Computer Information Systems experts design and implement Information Technology solutions for business.
Electrical engineering applies the principles of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetics to the flow and transformation of information and energy.
Designed for working professionals, the graduate program cover topics from managing product development and optimizing resources to providing leadership in making economic decisions and negotiating new projects.
Integrated Information Technology (iIT)
Information technology focuses on network support and administration, database systems, website design and management, project management, health information technology, and innovation and change management.
By building expertise in solid mechanics, materials, manufacturing automation, sustainable design or energy sciences, students stand prepared to join the mechanical engineering and manufacturing industries in South Carolina and beyond.
Nuclear engineers design and operate nuclear power plants, develop tools that apply radiation in diagnostic and industrial processes, and design other energy systems including powers systems to operate satellites and deep space probes.
This is a new and emerging field involving the development of new processes that focus on the creation and management of complex projects from the initial design phase throughout the life of the projects.
Areas of Study
The University of South Carolina delivers academic expertise in a broad range of engineering and computing programs, with degrees ranging from bachelor's to doctorate. Explore our areas of study, meet our people, learn about our research and choose the program that suits your unique interests.