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 Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows
April 14, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2015 class of Distinguished Engineering… Read more
In The News: Co-op provide students with opportunities
April 13, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
At 7:30 a.m. many college students are still asleep. At 7:30 a.m. many mornings last year, Scott Nagy was walking into… Read more
Research Image Featured on Cover of Journal
April 2, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – A paper co-authored by a University of Alabama researcher and her advisor is featured on the cover… Read more