Electrical engineering has provided the largest beneficial impact to our modern society through electrical generation and distribution of power among many other technological breakthroughs. Electrical Engineering focuses on the application of the principles of electricity and its use with electrical devices and systems. In this energy conscious world, a thorough understanding of energy and its uses is essential to the success of an electrical engineer.
Nearly every industry utilizes electrical engineers. Graduates have the qualifications to enter careers in areas such as, but not limited to, power generation and distribution, alternative energy, aerospace industry, automation, computer engineering, robotics, telecommunications and the list is endless. Typical job areas for graduates may include electrical engineering, electronics engineering, project engineering, planner, project supervisor, consulting engineering, design engineering and production engineering.
Electrical Engineering requires rigorous training in basic engineering principles along with the development of problem solving skills in the areas of planning and management of design projects and the associated systems and resources. Graduates in the area of Electrical Engineering will be required to master technical basics and to demonstrate particular competence in the areas of power generation, power management, fiscal management, communication and project control. The broad-based background is tailored to develop professionals who will be able to move between the technical and managerial aspects of electrical engineering projects and to serve in key leadership positions within the engineering profession.