College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Engineering Department


“Active Learning. Active Life.” is the engineering approach. Our programs offer students immersive experiences with lab courses, Dixie Design Day projects, training in a variety of prototyping techniques, and tours of local manufacturing facilities. Learn about mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and physics from friendly faculty in a small class-size environment. Take your learning to the next level and launch your career with engineering excellence at DSU.

Faculty & Staff

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Degree Offered

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Mechanical Engineering, BS

Want to design and build something amazing? We have hands-on experiences for you in the areas of machine design, manufacturing, robotics, controls, solid mechanics, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics.

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Electrical Engineering, BS

Interested in electricity and power? We have innovative design experiences for you in the areas of the power, electronics, signal processing, and electromagnetics.

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Computer Engineering, BS

Can’t decide between computer science and electrical engineering? Combine the two and get a degree in Computer Engineering. Get training in computing, digital design, electronics, machine learning, and embedded systems.

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Pre-Engineering, APE

If you’re interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering field, the Associates of Pre-engineering is the perfect place to start. This program will provide you with the required foundational courses common among engineering disciplines.


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Physics Minor

Think you know how the universe ticks? Get a reality check with our physics courses ranging in scope from classical mechanics to astronomy and quantum mechanics. We also offer a physics minor for those pursuing any degree.

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Maker Certificate

The Maker Certificate is a 12.5 credit program that teaches students prototyping techniques, coding, and more.

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Engineering Camp for High School Students

An engineering camp is hosted for high school students in the summer. The camp introduces students to mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering with design challenges, interactive demonstrations, and engaging learning modules. For more information and to register, please visit


David Christensen

Department Chair


Phone: 435-879-4526

Office: Smith 131

Rose Hill

Engineering Advisor


Office: Holland 131