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Electrical Engineering is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field that focuses on designing, manufacturing, and testing of electrical and electronic equipment. In this field, students learn the theoretical and experimental skills required for digital signal processing, control systems, telecommunications, microelectronics, microprocessors, power systems, mechatronics and electromagnetics.

The Electrical Engineering Program is accredited by ABET.

General inquiries about the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program may be directed toward the Electrical Engineering Director, Nesreen Alsbou, Ph.D.. Please see below for more information.


Through the ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering, dedicated faculty members guide student learning through a major featuring small classes, hands-on experience, modern equipment, excellent laboratory facilities and the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research. Specialization is accommodated through courses such as digital electronics, digital signal processing, digital and analog communication, semiconductor devices and control systems. Students in Electrical Engineering often either go directly to work as engineers in industry or attend graduate school in electrical engineering.

Degree Sheet

Electrical Engineering Flow-Chart


Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, our graduates will be able to:

  1. Graduates of UCO’s Electrical Engineering program practice electrical engineering excellence in industrial, government, or service fields.
  2. Graduates of UCO’s Electrical Engineering program participate as members and project leaders on multidisciplinary teams in diverse workplaces and communities.
  3. Graduates of UCO’s Electrical Engineering program pursue advanced education, research, and development in engineering, scientific, or health related fields.

Mapping of Student Outcomes (SO) to Program Educational Objectives (PEO) for the Electrical Engineering program.


Career Opportunities

Electrical Engineering career opportunities include: 

  • Research and development
  • Design
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Sales and marketing
  • Law
  • Manufacturing

Meet the Faculty

Learn more about faculty in the Department of Engineering & Physics.

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Mathematics and Science.

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