Careers

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering lies at the foundation of modern technology, with electronic devices enabling everything from digital computers to satellite navigation. The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree prepares students to hit the ground running when they start their professional lives. Whether a program graduate begins a career in the avionics (aerospace electronics) area, in aerospace systems or in some other aspect of electrical engineering, they start with knowledge of industry practices that give them a leg up relative to their peers at other schools. This program is offered at the Florida and Arizona campuses.

Career Areas

  • Computer Engineering
  • Control Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electronics
  • Networks
  • Power Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Systems Integration
  • Telecommunications

Employers

  • Manufacturing Firms & Industry:
    • Aeronautical/Aerospace
    • Automotive, Transportation
    • Business Machines
    • Professional/Scientific Equipment
    • Chemical & Petrochemical
    • Computers, Electronics, Software
    • Construction
    • Consumer Products
    • Defense
    • Environmental
    • Glass, Ceramics & Metals
    • Information Technology
    • Machine Tools
    • Mining & Metallurgy
    • Textiles
  • Public Utilities
  • Federal Government
  • Consulting; firms and freelance
  • Oil industry

Career Development Strategies

  • Develop verbal and written communication skills
  • Develop ability to work with a team
  • Acquire capacity for attention to details
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Seek Co-op/Internship opportunities