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.
The e+ degree requirements include completion of 128 semester hours of required and elective courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.25. Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, the minimum passing grade for prerequisite and corequisite courses for the e+ Electrical Emphasis curriculum is a C, including courses completed outside the department (APPM, PHYS, etc.). Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2018, GEEN 2851 and GEEN 3852 will be required courses. All students must take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam prior to graduation.
The e+ Electrical Emphasis curriculum consists of 53 engineering credit hours, including a two-semester capstone design experience.