Analysis. Problem-Solving. Judgment.

To help our students achieve great things in their careers, UVA is committed to developing engineers who can analyze, solve problems and design, as well as exercise judgment in terms of ethical, social and business issues.

Along with providing many of the foundational courses in the School’s curriculum, Engineering & Society is responsible for the programs that enrich the UVA Engineering experience:

Preparing Engineering Leaders

  • Science, Technology and Society

    The Science, Technology & Society Program of the Department of Engineering & Society is dedicated to preparing engineers who can perform analysis, problem-solving and design, as well as exercise judgment.

    Science, Technology and Society
  • Applied Math

    Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that deals with mathematical methods that find use in science, engineering, business, computer science, and industry. Applied math is a combination of mathematical science and specialized knowledge. It is used to describe and solve practical problems by formulating and studying mathematical models. UVA Engineering's Applied Math program is housed in the Engineering & Society Department.

    Applied Math
  • Entrepreneurship and Business

    The mission of the Entrepreneurship and Business programs in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is to enable every engineering student to have the opportunity to integrate entrepreneurial and business studies into their technical degree programs.

    Entrepreneurship and Business
  • Policy Internship Program

    The Policy Internship Program (PIP) is a unique combination of coursework that focuses on communication and policy analysis skills and real, hands-on internships with top science and technology policymakers in Washington DC.

    The program begins with a spring course in Science and Technology Policy (STS 3020)

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