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
In The News: STEM path helps students work towards MBA: The STEM program gives students the option of completing their MBA in just one year of graduate study by utilizing nontraditional educational methods.
August 27, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Students with a clear focus on their learning path now have the chance to finish both their undergraduate and master’s… Read more
MTE Grad Student Awarded for Research Presentation
August 14, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Tuscaloosa, Alabama - A University of Alabama graduate student in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering placed second in… Read more
UA News: UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2
July 28, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Read more