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Electrical Engineering

 

 

electrical engineering

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Electrical Systems

·       Electricity

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Electrical Engineering encompasses topics that help maintain and advance technology used in modern society. Students will gain the technical knowledge needed to design and build systems related to electronics.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Physics, Statistics, Calculus, Electrical Networks, Chemistry, Optics, Electromagnetics, Controls, Digital Signal Processing, Electronic Circuits, Photonics, Programming Languages

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Biomedical Systems

·       Circuits and Electronics

·       Communications Systems

·       Control Systems

·       Digital Signal Processing

·       Electromagnetics and Photonics

·       Solid-State Engineering

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Biorefining Specialist

·       Electrical Engineer

·       Electrician

·       Electronics Technician

·       Maintenance/Service Technician

·       Welder

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Internship or work experience related to engineering

·       Electrician certification/license such as Certified Professional Electrician (CPE) or Independent Electrical Contractor (IEC)

·       Welding Certification

·       Additional certifications available