UA's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers dynamic programs for students interested in a traditional electrical engineering degree or those who desire a specialization in computer engineering. Electrical engineering students become immersed in at least two core areas of communications systems, computers, control systems, electromagnetics, electronics and microelectronics, power and energy systems, and signal processing. Students in the computer engineering option specialize in the software and hardware components of modern computing systems.
Electrical and computer engineering graduates have career opportunities in a number of industries and fields, such as computing, telecommunications, manufacturing, utilities, aerospace, automotive, military, medical and consumer products. Electrical and computer engineers also design and operate a wide array of complex technological systems, including power generation and distribution systems and modern computer-controlled manufacturing plants. Read more...
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computer Option), Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Math, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Physics
UA News: UA Engineering Students Win National Contest
May 27, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
A team of students from The University of Alabama won NASA's Robotic Mining Contest against teams from across the country. Read more
In The News: UA students to compete in NASA robotics challenge
May 14, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama's Astrobotics Team will soon find out if it has what it takes to help NASA explore… Read more
UA News: UA Engineering Students Ready for Space-Mining Contest
May 13, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Students on the Alabama Astrobotics team from The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College will participate in the… Read more