It’s a way of thinking. It’s problem solving. It’s applied science. This 2 minute video provides the perspectives of various students at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) explaining what engineering is to them and why they chose to pursue this field.
Numerous fields exist within the broader discipline of engineering. NACME, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, lists the following types of engineering:
Engineering Your Future defines the field as “the process of envisioning, inventing, creating and building the world around us.”
They include the following fields, in addition to the ones listed by NACME, with several overlapping.
If you’re interested in engineering, the courses you take at ECRCHS can have an impact on your future success as an engineer:
Additionally, participating in the Robotics Club and design courses can help sharpen your engineering skills.