What Are Different Types of Engineering Fields?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 9:11:15 PM ET

At least 15 types of engineering fields exist, including aerospace, agricultural, automotive, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, drafting, electrical, environmental, geological, marine, mechanical, petroleum and software engineering. Engineering applies math and science principles to construct engines, bridges, aircraft, plants, ships, roads and mechanical devices.