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Electrical Engineering

College of Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science

Do you want to use technology to improve healthcare, transportation, communications and beyond? Electrical engineering is an extremely diverse field ranging from the ultra-small devices inside our computer chips to global-scale communications systems. Electrical engineers design, develop, build, and test the electronic devices that are ever-present in the modern world. Everything ranging from autonomous electric vehicles to solar panels and smart phones depend on devices, circuits, signals and systems developed by electrical engineers.

Major Requirements

You will begin with a rigorous series of courses in mathematics, natural sciences and basic engineering to prepare yourself for more advanced study. At the upper-division level, you may choose to specialize in one of the following five areas: physical electronics, electromagnetics, analog electronics, digital electronics or signal processing and communication. You may also choose a broad program of study that allows you to distribute your coursework among two or more of these areas.

Contact Information

Degree Outcomes


  • Electrical Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Analog Design Engineer
  • Digital Design Engineer
  • RF Engineer

Graduate Study

  • Computer engineering
  • Information systems
  • Integrated circuits and systems
  • Photonic electronic devices
  • Biotechnology

Alumni Employers

  • Intel
  • Texas Instruments
  • Keysight
  • Qualcomm
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Uber
  • Square
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