Clarkson University's undergraduate aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical, and software engineering programs and undergraduate engineering and management program are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. Read more on Engineering Program Objectives.
Power Our World Through Innovation
In today's digital age, electricity keeps the world running. Electrical engineers design everything from the nation’s power grid to the microchips inside our cellphones. Graduates of Clarkson University's Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program can find work in virtually every industry. You'll find competitive salaries, the chance to work in a variety of sectors and the opportunity to be at the forefront of today's innovations.
Why Major in Electrical Engineering at Clarkson?
Clarkson's low student-to-faculty ratio allows our professors to get to know you as an individual while you engage together in research. This unique relationship between faculty and students is the hallmark of the Clarkson educational experience.
The electrical engineering program's team-based, collaborative approach encourages you to apply your knowledge and skills to solve practical, real-world problems. These skills, combined with Clarkson's in-depth curriculum, provide you with a strong foundation for a successful career.
Beyond the classroom, you can choose to get involved in research, study abroad, take on extracurricular projects or participate in professional development activities.
What You'll Learn
From the start, you'll be immersed in real-world problems, learning from expert faculty in both classroom and lab experiences using sophisticated equipment that meets or exceeds industry standards.
You'll take such courses as:
- Advanced Digital Circuit Design
- Alternate Energy Systems
- Computer and Network Security
- Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
- Embedded Systems
- Fundamentals of Software Engineering
- High-Voltage Techniques and Measurements
- Intro to Biometrics
- Intro to Digital Design
- Intro to Programming and Software Design
- Object-Oriented Languages
- Power Systems Engineering
- Software Design for Visual Environments
- Software System Architecture
- Systems and Signal Processing