Engineering Leadership Course Application

Each spring, Dean Rick Sweigard teaches an engineering leadership class (ENGR 4901) that is open to engineering upperclassmen.  This course is designed to help new and aspiring leaders unlock the potential in themselves and others. Apply today to become a more versatile leader by learning from expert engineering leaders and immersing yourself in real-world leadership challenges and self-assessments. Class size is limited. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

One component of the Engineering Leadership Course is a class trip over spring break to meet with engineering leaders and Herff Alumni.  Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the trip will not take place in 2021.

Meeting time: Thursdays, 4:15-7:00p.m.
Location: TBD
Instructor: Dr. Rick Sweigard, Dean, Herff College of Engineering
Prerequisites: Upper division undergraduate engineering student

Deadline to complete the Spring 2021 application below:  November 6, 2020
Enrollment decisions will be made no later than November 13, 2020.


Please list your leadership experience including, but not limited to, campus organizations.

Please provide one paragraph detailing your career goals.

Please answer “Why should an engineer want to learn about leadership?” (250 minimum, 500 maximum word count)