From Global Positioning Systems to electric power generation, for more than a century electrical engineers have contributed to the development of a wide array of new technologies. Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the deployment of electrical systems and electronic devices for a range of industries.
Students choose between the Electrical Engineering and Lasers and Optical Engineering concentrations, each one of which leads to the Bachelor of Science degree. The number of credits within the Electrical Engineering concentration is 129 credits, while the number of credits within the Lasers and Optical Engineering concentration is 125-126 credits. Since the first year of both programs is common, the student need not make his or her choice until the sophomore year. In the senior year, Electrical Engineering students select courses relating to their particular career interests.