Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has developed an institutional excellence which rests on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American education. For 83 years the University was a private school. In 1969 the University of Chattanooga and a junior college, Chattanooga City College, merged with the University of Tennessee, one of the oldest land-grant universities in the nation, to form the UTC campus. UTC has over 150 degree and undergraduate degrees and concentrations.
In 1977, the UTC College of Engineering earned accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Our new 28 million dollar state-of-the-art facility was completed in 2003. We offer the following degrees: B.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering (B.S.Ch.E.), Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) Electrical Engineering and Mechanical (BSME), BS in Engineering (B.S.E.) with concentrations is Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Nuclear Engineering. We also offer a B.S. in Engineering Technology Management: Engineering Management and a B.S. in Engineering Technology Management: Construction Management. In addition our Computer Science and Engineering Department offers a B.S. degrees in Computer Science: Computer Engineering, Computer Science: Information Security and Assurance, Computer Science: Scientific Applications, and Computer Science: Software Systems.
Our campus is also home to the UT SimCenter at Chattanooga. The mission of the center is to serve U.S. government and industry through integrated research and education in computational engineering.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga became a PLTW Affiliate in 2004.
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