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 to Host Regional Science Olympiad
February 11, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
More than 400 students are expected to participate in the 2015 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama… Read more
UA News: Magnetics Society Honors UA MINT Director with Lifetime Achievement Award
February 4, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
An international organization for magnetics research and technology selected a University of Alabama researcher for its 2015 Achievement Award. Read more
In The News: Study trip to India planned
January 29, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Twenty-four students and two professors will spend 21 days in India this summer through a new study abroad trip in… Read more