Electrical engineering focuses on the study of electrical and electronic systems. Electrical engineers have many potential job functions but most design, develop, and test products that are powered by or produce electricity. There are millions of potential products that an electrical engineer may work on. A few include medical equipment (e.g., Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI), communication equipment (e.g., cellular phones), computers, motion controllers, and airline navigation systems. Often overlapping with computer engineering, a degree in electrical engineering can open up the door to a technical career in almost any industry.
The Electrical Engineering (BS) program at Brigham Young University-Idaho is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org. (EAC/ABET) [accredited as of March 1, 2011].
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To qualify for graduation, students must achieve at least a C- grade in all major required classes.