B.S. Electrical Engineering

B.S. Electrical Engineering

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Applied Electrical Science

Ignite your spark for engineering in a program that teaches you to design and test electrical circuits and systems for many different types of applications. You could explore solutions for the storage and transmission of power, study control systems in planes and much more, with special opportunities to work with the U.S. Navy.

Fast Facts

  • Students partner with industry to solve real-world problems, enhancing their experience and gaining valuable skills for their futures.
  • High job placement of graduates starting at $60K+/year.
  • Faculty have received national recognition for research in Electromagnetics, Microelectronics and Power Systems.
  • Student opportunities to be involved in collaborative research dedicated to strengthening the nation’s cyber infrastructure.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Communications Equipment Design
  • Electronics
  • Image and Signal Processing Systems
  • Electric Power Generation and Distribution
  • Robotics Design
  • Scientific Research and Development
Salary

$56,000
to
$137,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Electrical Engineering if:
  • you have a strong work ethic and a natural curiosity.
  • you have a solid background in both math and basic science. 

To prepare for the program, hone your skills in math and basic science, along with courses such as advanced algebra, trigonometry, chemistry, physics, computer programming and calculus.
Degree Roadmap Click below to download a PDF of requirements for each plan:

For the latest information on all available Electrical Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.