Electrical engineers enjoy excellent job prospects because they are always needed—numerous current articles list electrical engineering as one of the most in-demand jobs for 2019 and the foreseeable future.
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Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering is a professional degree program that prepares students for careers in a variety of industries. The degree provides students with the necessary technical and managerial skills to enter the workforce in the design application, installation, manufacturing, operation and maintenance of electrical systems. Students gain hands-on experience throughout the program and learn the foundational electronics, mathematics, physics, communications control systems and computing necessary to solve real-world problems in an ethical and socially-responsible manner. Students will learn the skills necessary to build, manufacture, operate, maintain and improve complex electrical systems. Graduates will have strong communication skills and are capable of communicating with a range of audiences, as well the ability to work as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team.


Why Should I Major in Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineers enjoy excellent job prospects because they are always needed—numerous current articles list electrical engineering as one of the most in-demand jobs for 2019 and the foreseeable future. Electrical engineers work in almost every industry, including power, music, electronics, medicine and entertainment, giving graduates a wide variety of career options. At the Webb School of Engineering, we are committed to incorporating the latest trends in technology and in engineering education into our curriculum At High Point, students have access to state of the art equipment from top manufacturers, both in electrical courses such as electronics, and in the Maker Space supporting our freshman and senior design courses.


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Course Requirements 2020/2021
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Degree Requirements Credits
Major Requirements 97
University Core Requirements 50
Electives 0
Total 128
Requirements for B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Requirements for B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Course Course Title Credits
CSC 1710 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 1720 Advanced Programming with Data Structures 4
CSC 2342 Discrete Structures 4
ECE 1005 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
ECE 1010 Fundamentals of CAD/CAM 1
ECE 1015 Programming in Matlab 1
ECE/PHL 2014 Engineering and Technology Ethics 4*
ECE 2605 Digital Logic and Computer Systems 4
ECE 2610 Circuits I 4
ECE 3140 Instrumentation and Control Systems 4
ECE 3105 Signals and Systems 4
ECE 3610 Circuits II 4
ECE 4200 Electronics I 4
ECE 4210 Communication Systems 4
ECE 4510 Advanced Control Systems 4
ECE 4630 Solid State Devices 4
ECE 4900 Engineering Senior Design Project I 4
ECE 4910 Engineering Senior Design Project II 4
ECO 2070 Economics for Engineers 4**
MTH 1415 Mathematics for Engineers I 4***
MTH 1425 Mathematics for Engineers II 4
MTH 2050 Mathematical Methods for Engineering and Physics I 4
MTH 2150 Mathematical Methods for Engineering and Physics II 4
PHY 2010 Fundamentals of Physics I 4****
PHY 2020 Fundamentals of Physics II 4
STS 3005 Probability and Statistics or Engineers 4
*At least 16 credits of University Core Requirements are “embedded” within the major. Though these overlapping credits are reflected in the credit totals for both Major Requirements and University Core Requirements, they are not counted twice in the calculations of Elective and Total Credits
*Satisfies the Ethical Reasoning core requirement.
**Satisfies the Social Science core requirement.
***Satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning core requirement.
****Satisfies the Natural Science core requirement.
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With ever-changing, emerging, and advancing technology, computer and electrical engineers are needed in today’s workplace to design and develop technology for the future, working in hardware and software design, networking, design automation, robotics, system integrations, and more. Electrical engineers design and build the critical components of various communications systems and infrastructure, including computing devices such as laptops and smartphones.

Both Computer and Electrical Engineering graduates’ prospects include companies such as the following:
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