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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Engineering/Computer Science. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.


Engineering/Computer Science: Careers & KU Majors webpage

Aerospace Engineering


Architectural Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering


Information Systems

Information Technology

Interdisciplinary Computing


Mechanical Engineering

Petroleum Engineering


Engineering Physics


Aerospace Technologist/Engineer


Architectural Drafter

Architectural Engineer

Architectural Historian

Architectural Journalist

Architectural Tour Guide


Biomedical Engineer

Building Conservation/Preservation Specialist

Building Contractor

Building Inspector

Building Sustainability Specialist

Business Analyst



Chemical Engineer

Civil Engineer

Computer Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

Construction Engineer/Manager


Cost Estimator

Data Analyst

Design and/or Development Engineer

Electrical Systems Engineer

Emergency Services Manager

Environmental Manager

Environmental Scientist

Facilities & Operations Manager

Flood Manager

Food Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer


GIS Specialist

Hardware Development Engineer

Interior Architect

IT Consultant

Laboratory Technician

Landscape Architect

Librarian/Information Specialist


Mechanical Engineer

Network Implementation Manager


Operations Support

Patent Examiner

Petroleum Engineer

Physical Plant Director



Programming Analyst

Project Manager

Process Engineer

Public Utility Consultant


Real Estate Appraisal


Research Engineer

Site Operations Manager

Software Development Manager

Software Programmer

Software Systems Engineer

Software Test Engineer


Structural Engineer

Transportation Manager


Urban Planner

Quality Assurance Director

Water Resources Engineer

Web Developer

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