Electrical Engineering Program

Develop, create, design, invent.
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Electrical Engineering Program

Innovation is the goal.

Electrical engineers design electrical circuits and systems. From gigantic wind energy turbines to tiny microchips, electrical engineers are at the forefront to meet our technology needs.

At the University of Texas Permian Basin, our electrical engineers design systems to perform functions that meet requirements for safety, reliability, and energy efficiency. Graduate from UTPB to launch a successful career in many industries. Build your future at UTPB.

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Why Electrical Engineering at UTPB?

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Electrical engineers are needed in many industries

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Our students study in a modern state-of-the-art building

Why should I study electrical engineering?

As an electrical engineer, you'll invent essential systems to meet the world's technological needs. Ready to get started? This profession requires critical thinking to have an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic theory, mathematics, and materials. With the arrival of electrical vehicles and increased dependence on renewable energy resources, electrical engineers will continue to be in high demand.

What are my job prospects?

Electrical engineers work in industries including research and development, engineering services, manufacturing, telecommunications, and the federal government. Electrical engineers generally work indoors in offices. However, they may have to visit sites to observe and troubleshoot a problem or a piece of complex equipment.
Experience a successful career practicing electrical engineering in a broad range of industries including:

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Manufacturing
  • Power generation
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Oil and gas
  • So much more!

What industry specific skills will I learn?

Learn how to design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment.

A degree in electrical engineering from UT Permian Basin is the perfect academic combination of technology, design, and electronics. Gain teamwork, leadership, and effective communications skills alongside opportunities for undergraduate research in state-of-the-art laboratories.

Electrical engineering students design automatic dog feeder for senior design project

“This project has helped with communication skills both verbally and in technical writing,” Lang said. “Additionally, each group member has different areas of expertise and collaborating as a team has been key. Being a member of a design team and working together is a massive takeaway in this course.”

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Electrical Engineering Degree

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