Generally, electrical engineers work at the forefront of technological innovation to design and improve electrical and electronic systems, devices and instruments for our world's biggest challenges in energy, health, safety and even space exploration. Depending on a student's chosen concentration, an Electrical Emphasis could lead to additional careers in sales engineering, electrical repairs and computer development. 

Engineering Plus; Electrical Emphasis + (chosen) Concentration degree requires completion of 128 semester hours of required and elective courses with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.25. Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, all courses in the Electrical Emphasis require a minimum grade of C in each course.

The Electrical Emphasis Checklist, below the sidebar, outlines the specific courses required for the Electrical Emphasis along with the correlating e+ Engineering Core. The e+ Electrical Emphasis consists of 52 engineering credit hours, including a capstone design experience. Below are the total credit hours required for a degree in Engineering Plus; Electrical Emphasis + (chosen) Concentration:

  • e+ Electrical Emphasis 21 credits
  • Engineering Core 33 credits
  • e+ Concentration ~12 credits
  • Foundational Coursework (credit breakdown below)
    • Applied Mathematics courses 16 credits
    • Science courses 12-14 credits
    • Writing course 3 credits
    • Humanities & Social Sciences courses 15 credits
    • Free Electives up to 16 credits

​Total Credits:

  • ~128 credits