Electrical and Computer Engineering BS

Lead the technology revolution and prepare to advance emerging technologies that will make a difference for people all over the world. Oswego prepares future engineers with a well-rounded competitive education that delves into high-demand areas.


Study 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.

SUNY Oswego’s bachelor of science degree program in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET – the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

Marianne Hromalik's Digital Systems class

Meet Our Faculty

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 equipment.


  • 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

“I know all of the upperclassmen in ECE ... We are all friendly and help each other — it’s a good community. There are small class sizes and we get to know our professors.”

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Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

ABET accredited

SUNY Oswego’s engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET — the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

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The Oswego Guarantee

  • No increase in room & board 
  • Timely course offerings
  • High touch connections to alumni 
  • Small student to faculty ratio
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