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Every student who plans to major in engineering starts with admittance to General Engineering. You’ll spend your first year taking courses designed to bridge the gap between high school and college-level learning while examining the 10 undergraduate engineering disciplines offered at Clemson. From there, you’ll determine which specialty best fits your talents and interests.

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to making your transition to Clemson a success. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the General Engineering Department.

High-achieving new freshmen have the option to take introductory engineering courses during the summer before the traditional Fall start.

Optional Summer Classes

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GE Advantages

CECAS ViewbookBy entering the General Engineering program prior to selecting a concentration, you get dedicated advisors at a centralized advising center, the ability to work closely with faculty inside and out of the classroom, and class sizes are kept at a smaller size to facilitate a more personable learning environment.

Read the CECAS 2019-2020 Viewbook to discover more about the college.

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Congratulations to Za'Cori Ross

Congratulations to Za'Cori Ross

Outstanding Student of the Year

Congratulations to Za'Cori Ross for winning the Outstanding Student of the Year in the General Engineering Program award. He won this award for his consistently high level of work ethic, pleasant attitude, and initiative. Za'Cori is the student assistant here at General Engineering he takes phone calls and assists special projects as well as helping any student that may come into the office.

Upcoming Events

AUG 13

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel

7:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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AUG 18

Bioengineering Welcome Back Virtual Carnival

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

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AUG 20

TIGERS Advance Trailblazers Information Session

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Clemson Hydrogeology Symposium

All Day

Madren Center