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Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE)
As a BCOE student, you will gain the innovative training needed to become a leading professional in your field.
Influence the way we communicate as a Computer Science major. Build customized health care devices as a Bioengineering major. Or reduce pollutants in the air, water and soil as a Chemical Engineer major. Other majors include Computer Science with Business Applications, Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
BCOE graduates go on to become Google software engineers, Boeing spacecraft propulsion engineers, entrepreneurs, chief financial officers, volunteers for the National Geographic Society, vice presidents for Acorn Technology Corporation and engineering faculty at top tier universities around the world.Visit the BCOE Website
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The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) helps students successfully
the engineering major that best fits their aptitudes, values and goals.
Among the nation's Top 5 Hispanic-serving public engineering colleges.
Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
of BCOE graduates are employed in their field or are enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
Earn your Bachelor and Master’s degree in just 5 years!
In the Spotlight
“Applying what you learn in the classroom to hands-on research projects is critical as it brings the curriculum full circle. The senior design project allows students to build on their education and get research experience that will set them apart from their competition after graduation.”
- Jason Skovgard ’11 (Chemical Engineering)
“The engineering professors are amazing, the lab resources are excellent, and the student body is a diverse mix of minds and experiences. UCR takes education seriously but provides plenty of opportunities to have some fun along the way.”
- Jayme Dryden ’03 (Environmental Engineering)
“Diversity is important to me. I wanted to go to a campus where I could meet people who share a similar background with me but could also learn from people from other cultures.”
- Marlan Castro ’16 (Bioengineering)
Smruti Parichha ’12 (Ph.D. in Computer Science) received the 2012 Celebration for Women Students Graduate Student Award for inspiring female students to overcome challenges and pursue a graduate education. Parichha is a Google senior software engineer.
Jose Lopez, Isaac Saldana and Tim Jenkins founded SendGrid, an email delivery/management service company. Today it moves over 14 billion emails per month, and services over 180,000 companies, including Pinterest, Foursquare, Spotify and Uber.
Steve (Shaohui) Chen ’05 (Computer Science) and ’07 (MBA Management) is the director of International Relations at the School of Business Administation. He is also the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategic Planning at Acorn Technology Corporation.
Chotirat "Ann" Ratanamahatana ’05 (Ph.D. in Computer Science) received Thailand’s prestigious 2010 Young Technologist Award from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology. She is an Assistant Professor at Chulalongkorn University.
Highest-Paying Bachelor Degrees
Discover how much you can earn with a bachelor degree from BCOE.
2017-2018 PayScale National College Salary Report
Based on national averages. Higher earning potential with advanced degrees.
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