About the College of Engineering & Computational Sciences

The College of Engineering & Computational Sciences consists of almost fifty faculty members working in four different departments: Aviation Sciences, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering & Technology, and Mathematics. We have over 1300 students enrolled in many different degree programs, including one Master's degree, nine different Bachelor's degrees, six Associate's degrees, and eight Certificate programs. Our Bachelor's degrees in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and we are designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

Contact information, department information, and degree programs are listed in the current catalog at the following pages:

Students are able to enhance their education with many opportunities for undergraduate research, internships, teaching assistantships, as well as service and outreach activities. We also have a number of active student clubs. For more information about the college, email us at cecs@suu.edu

College Mission

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences at Southern Utah University helps students become creative problem solvers that effectively use quantitative, digital, and mechanical tools to solve challenging real-world problems and improve people’s lives. Our faculty support students as they learn how things work, why they work, and how to make them work better. We emphasize hands-on and experiential pedagogy where students explore ideas, think critically, and develop professional skills and fluency with appropriate technologies. Our mission is to prepare students for rewarding academic and professional careers in aviation, mathematics, computing, engineering, and related fields.

College Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences will be able to

  1. Solve challenging technical problems through developing, adapting and applying appropriate knowledge, skills, and tools.
  2. Think critically to arrive at logical conclusions and informed decisions.
  3. Communicate effectively to a variety of audiences using written, verbal, and graphical mediums.
  4. Collaborate with others in an inclusive environment to formulate creative approaches to diverse and complex projects.

College Vision

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences will invest strategically in our most important resources - students, faculty, and programs - in order to

  • prepare students for rewarding and fulfilling professional lives via personalized, engaging learning experiences
  • attract and retain talented faculty that are committed to innovative teaching and professional growth
  • offer meaningful and relevant courses and programs designed by experienced faculty with input from key stakeholders.
Our vision is to provide an inclusive learning environment where diverse students and faculty can develop and thrive.


College of Engineering & Computational Sciences