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Electrical Engineering

All students wishing to study this major should apply to General Engineering.

The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering administers the degree in electrical engineering (EE). EE provides the fundamental basis for many key industries, including bioengineering, micro/nanoelectronics, power systems, robotics, telecommunications, and space science. The program builds on a strong foundation in mathematics, physical science, and computer programming.

The curriculum covers a variety of technical areas, including control systems and robotics, communications, digital design, networking, electromagnetics, electronics, power systems, and signal processing. The program emphasizes hands-on experiences and broad opportunities for undergraduate research and co-op/internships in industry. The department also offers a concentration in power electronics and a minor in microelectronics.