Electrical and Computer Engineering
What is Electrical and Computer Engineering?
Whether it is generating and distributing electrical power, designing advanced medical imaging and diagnostic equipment, creating communication systems to connect the world, or building next-generation robots, electrical engineering is the application and control of electricity. Computer engineering is the branch of electrical engineering that focuses on construction and control of computers and their interface with the outside world. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering maintains its reputation for success by attracting talented students and providing them with a quality education via a faculty of international standing. As a result, graduates of the department are uniquely qualified to pursue careers in industries as diverse as power distribution and biomedical research.
- 500 undergraduate and 195 graduate students enrolled in fall 2014
- 27 full-time faculty members
- 11 Fellows of IEEE
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering – Computer Option
Computer engineering focuses on the design, production, and testing of computer hardware, including components, networks, and peripherals. This curriculum is a thoughtfully constructed plan for providing a firm footing in circuit analysis, digital systems, and electronics in preparation for specialized study in computer system design, computer architecture and information networks. Additionally, computer engineers complete a series of software courses giving them the skills necessary to function at the highest level of computer engineering.
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