Bachelor of Science in Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) with a major in Electrical Engineering provides a robust foundation in core engineering fields and extensive applied learning in a range of industry-standard and emerging technologies in Electrical Engineering.

 

About the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a major in Electrical Engineering takes a balanced approach that cultivates technical knowledge and competencies as well as professional, interpersonal and team-building skills. The program is revised each year in light of emerging technologies and supported by dedicated labs for specific knowledge areas.

Program strengths include the following:

  • Key courses in Electric Energy Systems, Electronic Circuits, and Automated Control Systems
  • A flexible class schedule, with afternoon, evening and e-learning courses to accommodate students’ work schedules
  • Opportunities to take part in student exchange programs with Engineering departments at other American colleges and universities
  • Opportunities to participate in faculty-student research projects
  • Chance to intern with companies during senior year
  • Opportunity to complete the Capstone Project in collaboration with an ongoing company project
  • Faculty mentoring and personal support for academic and professional development
Departmental Research Areas

Research fields of the Engineering Department include the design of wireless networks in the sense of developing novel and energy-aware applications. Research interests also include the design and development of strategies to optimize wireless networks based on cooperative networking principles. The research team is engaged in numerous research and development efforts at an international level, focusing on the design, development and validation of services and algorithms based on cooperative wireless networks and energy – aware systems, and in the areas of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Personal Area Network systems, and energy–aware telecommunication applications.

Degree Requirements

Students need to complete a total of 40 courses including a Capstone Project (124 credits) to earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with a major in Electrical Engineering. Full-time students may complete the program in 8 semesters, while part-time students will need between 5 and 8 years to complete their degree, depending on the number of courses taken each semester.

For a detailed view of the program and course descriptions, see the course catalog for the BSE

Career Options

Graduates of the BSE program can pursue a range of employment opportunities and career paths. The skills and qualifications acquired during their studies enable students to apply for entry-level positions as electrical engineers as well as for jobs in the field of management and technical sales.

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