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A Major in Electrical Engineering Technology

Description of Major

This major educates students about the application of the principles of electrical technology to real-world problems, emphasizing areas such as electrical technology, communications, instrumentation, analog and digital controls, and computers.

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Employment Opportunities 

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

Aircraft Electronics Technician  Automated Equipment Technician 
Circuit Engineer  Communications Systems Engineer 
Computer Engineer  Computer Technician 
Consulting Engineer  Control Engineer 
Design Engineer  Development Engineer 
Electrical Appliance Repairer Electrical Technician 
Electronic Systems Tester  Electronics Instructor 
Field Service Engineer  Illumination Engineer 
Instrument Engineer  Instrumentation Technician 
Operations Engineer  Photo-Optics Technician 
Professor Project Engineer 
Purchasing Agent  Quality Control Engineer 
Radar Engineer  Radar Technician 
Research Engineer  Safety Engineer 
Systems Design Engineer  Test Engineer


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

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Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers

Institute of Electrical Engineers

UC College of Engineering and Applied Science