Why Engineering and Technology?
Innovation with Impact
Do you like to take things apart and find out how they work?
Are you good at finding creative solutions?
Do you want to make a difference?
By studying engineering and technology, you can use your natural curiosity and knack for problem-solving to create something that improves the world around you. You will discover how the world works and how to apply those principles in innovative ways.
Engineering and technology advances society and affects every aspect of our daily lives. With humankind facing challenges (finding new energy sources, sustaining our environment, and improving medicines) there has never been a more exhilarating time to be in a technology field. You can be a part of that.
At BYU, emphasis is placed on the development of the whole person. As a student in the Ira A. Fulton College, you will learn leadership principles as well as a valuable and exciting technical discipline. Your coursework will challenge you, teaching you how to work through difficult problems and how to guide individuals and organizations toward the accomplishment of worthwhile objectives. Your education will prepare you to leave BYU ready to make a significant impact on the world.
"You can grow [at BYU] as you've never before grown in all your lives. You can rise to the fullness of your potential. It is a season of tremendous opportunity. You are laying a foundation for your future." President Gordon B. Hinckley, The Quest for Excellence