Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering offers programs of study leading to the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering. The Department of Electrical Engineering is the largest of six departments in the College of Engineering, Architecture, and Physical Sciences with approximately 200 students in our undergraduate program and approximately 20 students in our graduate programs. Our students also participate in the Ph. D. program in Material Science and Engineering.  The programs in the department are lead by 10 faculty members, and we attract outstanding students from the US and abroad. Many of our students are supported through scholarships, fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology accredits the undergraduate program, and the graduate program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The program is accredited by EAC/ABET (Engineering Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202.


The mission of the Electrical Engineering Department is to prepare students to have strong technical, scientific, and professional skills and qualities with emphasis on design and commitments to life-long learning, basic and applied research, and public service.  The Department also seeks to support faculty members to develop strong pedagogical and research skills to enhance the transfer of knowledge to students.

Program Educational Objectives of the Electrical Engineering Department

The educational objectives of the electrical engineering department are derived to support the mission statements of the electrical engineering department, college of engineering, and the university.  The Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives are as follows:

1. Successful practitioners in Electrical Engineering or related fields in industry, private practice or government.
2. Engaged in graduate studies or continuing education endeavors in engineering or related fields.
3. Engaged in professional and leadership development by participating in structured professional activities and community