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College of ENGINEERING

HISTORY AND OBJECTIVES

Engineering instruction was instituted at The University of Alabama in 1837. The College of Engineering was organized as a separate division of the University in 1909. As the original engineering college in the state of Alabama, the College of Engineering has as its mission to:

To accomplish its mission, the College of Engineering offers students an outstanding faculty, accredited engineering and computer science programs, and some of the best facilities in the nation. Numerous research projects offer students opportunities to work with faculty in solving current societal problems and in developing technological resources for the future. For more information about the College of Engineering and its programs and services, call or write: The University of Alabama, College of Engineering, Box 870200, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0200; (205) 348-6400; www.eng.ua.edu.

ACCREDITATION

All of the undergraduate engineering degree programs in the College of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-347-7700.

The undergraduate computer science degree program in the College of Engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-347-7700.

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