Electrical Engineering

A college degree in electrical engineering focuses on the study, design, and creation of equipment that uses electricity.

For this major you’ll take lots of electrical engineering classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as an electrical engineer.

Sample Courses

Electrical Engineering Courses:

  • Electrical Circuits
  • Digital Design
  • System and Signal Analysis
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes
  • Electronics
  • Energy Systems
  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Electric Circuits and Machines
  • Microprocessor Systems
  • Circuits and Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering Design
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • MEMS and Microsensors
  • Design and Fabrication of Solar Cells
  • Integrated Circuit Design
  • Analog Integrated Circuits
  • Nanotechnology in Engineering and MEdicine
  • Mixed Signal Test Engineering
  • Mixed Signal Modeling and Simulation
  • Nanomaterials and Devices
  • Organic Electronics Technology
  • Control Systems
  • Power and Energy Systems Analysis
  • Power Electronics and Motor Drives
  • RF and Microwave Design
  • Communication Systems
  • Electronic Response of Biological Tissues
  • Antennas

General Curriculum Requirements:

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology