Electrical Engineering, B.S.

Ignite your spark for engineering.

Develop more reliable power systems. Design faster bullet trains. Build the next-generation minicomputer. These are just samples of the types of exciting projects you could lead as an electrical engineer.

In this program, you will learn how to design and test electrical circuits and systems for many different types of applications. For example, you could explore solutions for the storage and transmission of power; investigate the workings of cell phones, computers and MP3 players; study control systems in cars and planes; and much more.

Students in this program have special opportunities to work with the U.S. Navy designing autonomous submarines, fabricate next generation microelectronics that can be used in the newest computing technology, and spend summers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Are naturally curious about how things work
  • Enjoy both math and science
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Like to tinker with electronics
  • Have good problem-solving skills

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Design engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Engineering specialist
  • Chief engineer
  • Quality control engineer
  • Hardware engineer
  • Development engineer
  • Reliability engineer
  • Research engineer
  • Systems design engineer
  • Field engineer
  • Test engineer
  • Sales engineer

Available On-Campus