Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Electrical & Computer Engineering Mission

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s mission is to provide graduates that meet society’s current and future technical needs by delivering quality and accessible education, to promote creation and dissemination of knowledge, and to serve society and economic development through professional practice and community outreach, locally and globally.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Vision

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department will be a leading institution, nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in education, research, outreach, and service to the profession, as well as for its positive intellectual, cultural, and economic impact on those it serves.

What is Computer Engineering and what do Computer Engineers do?

Computer Engineering

From microchips to smart phones to game consoles to computers, Computer Engineers truly make the future come alive. Little wonder that computer engineering has growing numbers of job openings!  Computer Engineers study both computer software and computer hardware, increasing their versatility and employability.

What is Electrical Engineering and what do Electrical Engineers do?

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering has ushered in huge advances in civilization, including electrical power, electronics, radios, control systems, and robots. Electrical Engineers deal with all aspects of electricity and electronics, ranging from nationwide power grids down to integrated circuits containing billions of transistors.

▼   Bachelor of Science

The ECE department offers the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
    • General Track
    • Pre-Med Track
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCpE)
    • Hardware Track
    • Software Track
▼   Graduate degrees

The USA Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE) offers the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree with three tracks:

  • Electrical Track
  • Computer Track
  • Systems Track

Faculty in the ECE Department can also advise students studying for a Doctoral degree.

More information about the ECE Graduate program