Undergraduate Program Overview

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is to serve society through excellence in learning, discovery, and outreach. We provide undergraduate and graduate students an education in electrical and computer engineering, and we aspire to instill in them attitudes, values, and visions that will prepare them for lifetimes of continued learning and leadership in their chosen careers. Through research, the department strives to generate and disseminate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of the State of Utah, the nation, and beyond.

Program Description:

The ECE Department offers a balanced curriculum of class work, laboratory work, and design experiences to prepare students for careers as practicing engineers. The Bachelor of Science programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET). The research program of the department, which includes undergraduates as well as graduate students, is internationally acclaimed in the fields of aerospace instrumentation and measurements, image compression, communications, electromagnetics, controls and robotics.

Why Should You Come to Utah State?

Within the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, students may choose to major in either electrical or computer engineering. Each program helps to prepare students for careers as practicing engineers by offering a balanced curriculum of classwork, laboratory work, and design experiences.


For more information or answers to your questions concerning academics, please contact the College of Engineering Advising Office. The Student Services Center is located on the 3rd Floor of the new Engineering Building (ENGR). You may call to set up an appointment at 435-797-2705.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity

Alison Adams-Perlac
alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu
Old Main Rm. 161
435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator

Hilary Renshaw
hilary.renshaw@usu.edu
Old Main Rm. 161
435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
800-421-3481
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U.S. Department of Education

Denver Regional Office
303-844-5695
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