Technology & Engineering

Welcome to the Technology & Engineering community! 

Majors represented in the Technology & Engineering area of study solve complex problems that include scientific, social, political, cultural, and ethical dilemmas. Coursework and other learning experiences generally enhance students’ abilities to solve problems or equations using logic and technology, and increases skills in data visualization and analysis.

Explore and compare Majors

Side-by-side comparisons of different majors in the Technology & Engineering Meta-Major (PDF)

Majors are not listed in any particular order.

  • What are the prerequisites? refers to courses students must complete to be admitted into the major.
  • Where can I learn more?  provides a link to the major’s program page on our website.
  • Please contact your current advisor with questions and for more details on admission requirements for that major.

Plan your courses with degree maps

The following lists majors related to the Technology & Engineering Meta-Major Pathway; each can offer a unique lens. The first link will direct you to the degree webpages to learn more about the major and the second will download a PDF of the Degree Map for that major.

Consult with academic advisors to learn more about each major and degree map:

Careers related to this meta-major pathway

To learn more about careers related to Technology & Engineering, watch this video.

Below are examples of possible employment opportunities, related careers, and potential graduate programs for students interested in Technology and Engineering. Also listed are companies that have hired UW Bothell students.   For more specific examples, please visit the individual degree co-curricular map.

Examples gathered by Career Services of recent UW Bothell graduates.

  • Database Administration
  • Programming
  • Logistics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Aerospace
  • Mathematics/Computational Science
  • Hardware/Software Design
  • Game Design
  • Propulsion Operations
  • Machine Design
  • Teaching
  • Development/Testing
  • Human/Technology Experience
  • Useability Research and Application
  • Fluke Corporation
  • Crane Aerospace
  • Philips
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Nintendo
  • Microsoft
  • Master’s in Computer Science & Software Engineering
  • Master’s in Electrical Engineering
  • Master’s in Information Management
  • Master’s in Biomedical Physics
  • Master’s in Information Systems
  • Master’s in Mathematics
  • Master’s in Science, Technology, & Society

Explore internships

Wondering if you should do an internship? Want to figure out where to search for or even create one?

Create your profile on handshake.  You can look for jobs and internships and learn more about career events.

Review Career Services internship page for plenty of information and steps to take. Make an appointment with a Career Coach to explore internship opportunities and develop an internship search action plan. 

Examples of internships 

  • Computer Engineering Intern
  • Data Scientist Intern
  • Electrical Engineering Intern
  • Applied Mathematics Intern
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern
  • Research Intern

Get involved 

Join student organizations related to your area of interest. You’ll make friends who have similar interests while building skills working on your passions!

There are many ways to get involved on campus, such as  connecting with campus organizations, student government, and co-curricular activities. To begin exploring, visit the Student Engagement & Activities website.

Explore community engaged learning & research 

Many UW Bothell programs offer opportunities for community engaged learning and undergraduate research. The Office of Community-Based Learning & Research (CBLR) has many student-specific resources available, from FAQs about CBLR courses to volunteer, internship, and scholarship information.

Study abroad opportunities

Study abroad programs can deepen your understanding of how Technology & Engineering can impact the lives of people around the world.

Visit UW Bothell’s study abroad page, managed by the Office of Global Initiatives, to learn more and start the planning process.