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A Major in Electrical Engineering

Description of Major 

This major educates students about the design of microelectronics, communication systems, medical equipment, control systems, signal processing, space systems, computers and many other forms of technology that have impact on the quality of our lives.

For more information on studying Electrical Engineering:  click here

Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in industry, business, government agencies, and a variety of jobs are available for electrical engineering graduates, including:    

Aircraft Electronics Specialist Applications Analyst
Automated Equipment Engineer Aviation Electronics Engineer
Cable Engineer Circuit Engineer 
Communications Systems Engineer  Computer Applications Engineer
Computer Engineer Computer Programmer
Computer-Aided Design Technician Consulting Engineer 
Control Systems Engineer Data Communications Analyst
Design Engineer Drafting & Printed Circuit Design Engineer
Electrical Research Engineer  Electrical Test Engineer
Electrical Drafter Electronic Systems Tester 
Illumination Engineer  Induction-Coordination Power Engineer
Instrument Engineer  Integrated Circuit Layer Designer
Power Distribution Engineer Printed Circuit Designer
Professor Project Engineer 
Radar Engineer  Robotics Control System Engineer
Test Engineer  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree. 

Additional Links

Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers

Institute of Electrical Engineers

UC College of Engineering