Undecided about which area of engineering to pursue? No problem. You’ll have a chance to explore them all.
Start in General Engineering
Apply to the general engineering program, then transition to your chosen major.
Every engineering student at Michigan Tech takes the same core courses, and chooses a major after two or three semesters. You will get exposure to all the engineering fields before choosing a career path. While you are at it, you will gain the fundamental skills for success.
Experience collaborative engineering.
The first two or three semesters are designed to keep you on track to meet graduation requirements.
Engineering Explorations for First-year Students
First-year students in all engineering disciplines will take introductory courses and engage in Engineering Exploration sessions.
Explorations allows you to confirm your interest in your chosen major. If you are undecided, these explorations provide an opportunity to make an informed decision about your discipline.
Transition to a Major
Advisors help at every step.
Undergraduate academic advisors guide you by helping you to understand requirements that must be met before moving to your department of choice. Our faculty are easily accessible. We enjoy mentoring students!