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Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers design, develop, and test electrical systems, motors, generators, electronics, computer hardware, computer software, and communications systems that include the internet, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and cellular networks. Students enrolled in UT Permian Basin’s Electrical Engineering program will work in diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and develop leadership skills, ethical standards, environmental concerns, and social awareness.

Careers for Electrical Engineering majors

A degree in electrical engineering will open the door to a career in a variety of industries, including:
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Semiconductor
  • Electromechanical
  • Electric Power Generation
  • Oil refineries

Degree Requirements

  • Students must complete 126 semester credit hours to earn a BS in electrical engineering.
  • A minor is not required for a BS in electrical engineering.
  • Students must complete 19 semester credit hours of lower division engineering pre-requisites before moving on to upper level courses.

Electical Engineering Program Information

BS in Electrical Engineering Requirements

  • Students are required to complete 55 semester credit hours of upper-level courses.
  • Since all students seeking a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering are required to take a cross-section of courses from a variety of engineering disciplines, the College does not award double majors.
  • Students must choose two of the following electives:
    • EENG 4302
    • EENG 4312
    • EENG 4320
    • EENG 4335
    • EENG 4380
    • EENG 4391

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