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 Names Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2014
March 5, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student awards. The awards will… Read more
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January 21, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
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In The News: Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama
December 20, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of… Read more