The Electrical and Computer Engineering program combines computer engineering and electrical engineering principles with computer science skills to give students the knowledge and skills they need to enter the workforce.

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See If You Have What It Takes

This program provides students with a solid foundation in basic computer and electronic systems. This includes knowledge and skills in computer programming, computer system design, and analog electronics. 

Students will be taught problem-solving skills that will allow them to debug and correct electronic system errors. They will be able to learn how to combine scientific knowledge and engineering methods with practical technical skills to help prepare them for life-long learning and rewarding employment.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

Highlighted Career Paths

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician

Electrical and electronics engineering technicians help the engineers design and develop instruments such as computers, communication equipment, medical motoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic equipment and devices.

Engineering Technician-Instrumentation

An engineering technician who specializes in instrumentation is responsible for planning, installing, monitoring and maintaining control systems and machinery within various manufacturing environments. They often work with control processes that use sensors to provide feedback.

Computer Network Technician

A computer network technician is an information technology professional responsible for building and handling troubleshoot computer networks engaged within different businesses. They focus on setup, repair, and troubleshooting of hardware and software products incorporated into a business.

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Getting started in this degree

If you want to get a taste for Electrical and Computer Engineering, start with one of the following degree-specific courses:

  • CS 101 — Introduction to Programming

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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