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Electrical Engineering, B.S.
Ignite your spark for engineering.
Develop more reliable power systems. Design faster bullet trains. Build the next-generation minicomputer. These are just samples of the types of exciting projects you could lead as an electrical engineer.
In this program, you will learn how to design and test electrical circuits and systems for many different types of applications. For example, you could explore solutions for the storage and transmission of power; investigate the workings of cell phones, computers and MP3 players; study control systems in cars and planes; and much more.
Students in this program have special opportunities to work with the U.S. Navy designing autonomous submarines, fabricate next generation microelectronics that can be used in the newest computing technology, and spend summers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
This program could be a good fit if you:
Are naturally curious about how things work
Enjoy both math and science
Have a strong work ethic
Like to tinker with electronics
Have good problem-solving skills
With this degree, you could become a/an:
Quality control engineer
Systems design engineer
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Computer Engineering, B.S.
Learn how to design, develop and test sophisticated computing technologies used in electronic instrumentation, communication and power systems, and more.
Biological Engineering, B.S.
Develop engineering and technology solutions to improve food production, natural resource management, pollution control, energy production, and more.
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Materials Science & Engineering
Learn how to design, develop and test new materials used in aerospace, microelectronics, energy systems, biomedical devices, cars, and many other types of products.
Learn how to design, test and develop computer systems for business, communication, entertainment, transportation, healthcare, and many other every-day purposes.
Learn to create and manage complex technological systems in business, manufacturing, industry and government.
Develop the skills to plan and design bridges, highways, airports, large complexes, flood- and pollution-control systems, and much more.
Combine chemistry with engineering to create better industrial processes used to produce petroleum and paper products, pharmaceuticals, energy, electronics, food, chemicals, and more.
Gain the skills to develop machines and processes for aerospace, automotive, energy, manufacturing, robotics and many other industries.
Prepare to become a physician with the knowledge and clinical experiences you need to enter medical school.
Management & Human Resources
Build broad business and leadership skills to help organizations develop and manage a quality workforce.
Prepare to plan, organize and lead recreation programs for communities, tourism companies, youth groups, and other organizations.
Pre-Physician Assistant Focus
Gain the specific knowledge and clinical experiences required for a career as a physician assistant.
Latin American Studies
Build your knowledge about Latin American countries and their growing political and economic importance in the world.
Gain the specific knowledge and experiences that will prepare you to apply to dental school.
Gain the on-stage experience and production and performance skills for a future in live theater, film or television.
Take your first steps toward a career as an eye doctor with the knowledge and experiences required for optometry school.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Focus
Gain the specific knowledge and experiences that will prepare you to apply to occupational therapy school.
Learn how to protect our forests and natural resources through the development and use of renewable wood-based products and sustainable building materials.
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