Electrical and Computer Engineering BS

This bachelor of science program provides a well-rounded competitive engineering education in a field that provides robust salaries.

Overview

You can attain deeper studies in the five high-demand concentration areas of embedded systems, robotics, biomedical instrumentation, wireless communications and modern energy systems. Our ECE program prepares you for successful careers in engineering or related professional disciplines, or the successful pursuit of graduate studies with contributions to improving society and the global community.

Join prestigious engineering societies — such as the IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), SWE (Society of Women Engineers) and others — to network with other students and professionals. Extracurricular activities include participation in special-interest student clubs in robotics, power systems, telecommunications and others, as well as participation in academic student competitions.

Our electrical and computer engineering program is currently seeking accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Accreditation is expected starting fall 2019.

Marianne Hromalik's Digital Systems class

Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation

This $118-million dollar facility serves as the home for the mathematics, science, computing and engineering programs. the 230,000 square-foot center features a planetarium, three observation decks, a greenhouse, extensive laboratories and state-of-the-art laboratories.

Outcomes

  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and function in multidisciplinary teams
  • Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context, and recognition of the need to engage in life-long learning

Career Opportunities

  • Telecommunication systems
  • Control systems for electronic and electromechanical devices
  • Entertainment and information systems
  • Medical and prosthetic devices
  • Computing devices and systems
  • Defense and protection systems
  • Energy production, transport and distribution systems

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