Electrical engineering

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person

The electrical engineering degree will prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career in a wide range of areas within the umbrella of the electrical engineering profession. Electrical engineers design and construct systems for aerospace, multimedia, telecommunications, electric power, robotics, signal processing and controls. In the aerospace arena, electrical engineers develop new sensors, control and power systems. In communications, new networks are under development that will enhance both data and voice communications. Intelligent robotic systems are being developed to locate survivors in the debris from catastrophic events such as earthquakes. Electrical power systems engineering strives to develop safe, effective and efficient integration of traditional with renewable energy sources to increase capacity in the electrical power grid.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Labs including digital logic and circuits
  • Class projects in electronics and microprocessors
  • Senior design projects

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Analyze and solve complex engineering problems
  • Design engineering systems to meet design specifications within the best practices and regulation guidelines

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Power distribution and generation engineer
  • Aerospace systems engineer
  • Embedded systems design engineer
  • Engineering consultant

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Entergy
  • Garver Engineers
  • Texas Instruments
  • Lockheed Martin

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Master’s program in electrical engineering

Point of Pride

The Electrical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

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