Today's technological world is driven by the electronics and electronic systems developed and advanced by electrical engineers, and are found embedded in a large portion of today's commercial and consumer products.
The field of electrical engineering encompasses areas such as telecommunications, data networks, signal processing, digital systems, embedded computing, intelligent systems, electronics, optoelectronics, solid-state devices and many others. The Department's program is designed to provide our electrical engineering graduates with the tools and skills necessary to understand and apply today's technologies and to become leaders in developing tomorrow's technologies and applications.
Graduates of the Electrical Engineering program will:
- Understand the evolving electronic devices and systems from their underlying physical principles and properties.
- Design electronic devices, circuits and systems by applying underlying mathematical principles, software principles and engineering models.
- Perform effectively in team-based electronic engineering practice.
- Be proficient in the systematic explorations of alternatives for electronic systems design.
- Demonstrate compliance with professional ethics, for example, as stipulated in the IEEE Code of Ethics.
- Be proficient in the use of communications (oral presentations and written reports) to articulate their ideas effectively.
- Participate in continuing learning and self-improvement necessary for a productive career in computer engineering.
- Play leadership roles in their professions.
The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of theAccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
Electrical Engineering Course Sequence