B.S. Electrical Engineering
Applied Electrical Science
Ignite your spark for engineering in a program that teaches you to design and test electrical circuits and systems for many different types of applications. Explore solutions for the storage and transmission of power, study control systems in planes and much more, with special opportunities to work with the U.S. Navy.
- Power Conversion Equipment
- Renewable Energy Systems
- Power Systems Protection and Relaying
- Computers and Microelectronics
- Communication Devices and Instruments
- Automatic Control
- Top 7 in the Nation – Hands-on experience through our undergraduate Senior Capstone Design Program, recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for "infusing real-world experiences into engineering education." – The National Academies Press
- Nationally Recognized Faculty – Learn from nationally recognized faculty in the field of power engineering.
- Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early-Career Salary – Graduate with the highest early-career salary of any 4-year public college in Idaho. You’re also more likely to graduate in 4-years. – PayScale 2019
- More than $25M in Scholarships – U of I awards more scholarships than any 4-year public college in Idaho. – Oct. 26, 2018 News Release
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education. – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
- Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed – ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through our nationally recognized Senior Capstone Design Program and Engineering Design EXPO, Cooperative Education Program (Co-op), Idaho’s only Grand Challenge Scholars Program and paid undergraduate assistantships.
The Electrical Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.