Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bachelor/Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Our 4+1 combined Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering program allows students to receive both degrees in five years, as compared to six years to complete these degrees separately.
Outstanding undergraduate students can broaden their studies and improve their career prospects with competitive advantage by completing both the BSEE and MSECE degrees at an accelerated pace.
The engineering departments offer a strong interdisciplinary program. All graduate faculty members have Ph.D. degrees from major universities and are active in research.
The combined program allows students to use a maximum of nine credits of graduate level courses approved by the Graduate Advisor or the Graduate Committee of the ECE Department to satisfy both the B.S. and M.S. graduation requirements, thereby making it possible for qualified students to complete both degrees in five years. The graduate portion of the combined program offers both thesis and non-thesis options.
Learn the fundamentals in calculus and physics courses while exploring the foundational concepts of engineering.
- ENGR 186000 – First Year Seminar for Engineers
- ENGR 19000 – Elementary Engineering Design
- MA 16300 – Integrated Calculus Analysis Geometry I
Discover electrical engineering concepts such as circuit analysis, digital logic design and analog/digital electronics as well as integrated circuits.
- ECE 20100 – Linear Circuit Analysis I
- ECE 27500 – Analog and Digital Electronics
- ECE 27001 – Introduction to Digital System Design
Engage in advanced math, technical writing and project management.
- MA 26500 – Linear Algebra
- ENGL 30700 – Written and Oral Communication for Engineers
- ECE 31200 – Engineering Economics and Project Management
Take electives while you complete a two-semester, team-based senior-design project.
- ECE 42900 – Senior Engineering Design
- IECE 43900 – Senior Engineering Design II
- ECE 30100 – Signals and Systems
US News and World Report includes the engineering programs at PNW in its top 50 rankings of master’s comprehensive universities nationwide.
As a graduate of this program, you’ll be able to:
- Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
- Use skills and tools necessary for engineering practice
- Design and conduct experiments; analyze data
- Design systems or processes within realistic constraints
- Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities
- Understand the impact of engineering in economic, environmental and societal contexts
Funding opportunities available to Electrical Engineering students include:
- Undergraduate Admissions Merit Scholarships
- College of Engineering, Math and Science Scholarship
- Presnak Engineering Scholarship
- Eugene M. Shorb Scholarship
- Women in Engineering Scholarship
Beyond the Classroom
We know that learning happens everywhere, so we encourage you to supplement your studies in organizations such as:
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Honors College
- Society of Women Engineers
A degree in electrical engineering opens up a world of opportunities in a wide range of industries, including:
- Scientific research and development
- Electrical component manufacturing
- Power generation, distribution and transmission
Our alumni work with some of the most innovative organizations across the region and around the world, including:
The Electrical Engineering major is accredited by ABET.