Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering

Electrical engineering is a diverse field of study encompassing much of the underlying technology of our modern world. Electrical engineers lead the design of microelectronics, computers, communication networks, control systems and power generation and distribution. Aerospace and military systems include major subsystems conceived and designed by electrical engineers.

The lower division electrical engineering curriculum covers the fundamental theory, principles and knowledge of the field. The upper division curriculum includes elective courses in topics such as computer architecture, integrated circuit design and testing, electronic devices and materials among others.

The curriculum incorporates hands-on experiences through laboratory work and design projects. All electrical engineering students participate in a senior design project with a team of students, usually spanning multiple engineering disciplines.

Preparing for the future

The program was established and designed to prepare students for professional practice and advanced studies. You will receive a broad education in electrical engineering as well as opportunities for hands-on learning. Our industry advisory board helps us stay current with the needs of the profession.

Our graduates will:

  1. Apply technical knowledge and skills as electrical engineers to provide effective solutions in industrial and governmental organizations.
  2. Use effective communication, teamwork and task management skills to work productively with their professions and communities. 
  3. Conduct themselves as responsible professionals contributing to the greater benefit of society through technology.
  4. Pursue professional development and/or graduate studies to meet the emerging and evolving demands, and increasing responsibilities of a successful career.

Sample courses:

  • Design of logic circuits
  • Numerical computing for engineers
  • Microprocessor systems
  • Electrical circuits I and II
  • Electromagnetic fields and waves

Degree requirements and courses

Minor in electrical engineering

You may choose a minor in electrical engineering to complement a major in a different subject. Your course of study must be approved in advance by an academic coordinator.

The minor in electrical engineering consists of 20 credit hours with specific course requirements.

Academic Advising:

Undergraduate students last name (A-K)

Keri Deford
Academic Coordinator

Undergraduate students last name (L-Z)

Claire Potter
Academic Coordinator