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: Startup weekend to bring business pitches
September 17, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Eager to encourage entrepreneurial ideas, The University of Alabama will host the first Startup Weekend, a global event, from Sept.… Read more
UA News: Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience
September 15, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep… Read more
In The News: Group provides theatre outlet for engineers
September 11, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The College of Engineering has a secret. It’s not a car that runs on passionate performances of “Yea, Alabama” or… Read more