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Electrical Engineering Program Overview

Electrical Engineers in lab.

Electrical Engineering

makes electricity work for us in new and innovative ways. Electrical engineering is about designing and improving electronic circuits to get the most out of our powered gadgets and high-tech tools. From electronic sensors in the soil, to the chips inside orbiting satellites, electrical engineering is what makes our modern world work. Electrical engineers use the principles of physics, mathematics, computer science, and design to create solutions that turn ideas into reality.


Virtually 100% of USU’s Electrical Engineering students have job offers before graduation • The Department boasts a small student-teacher ratio in upper-division courses • Student-selected senior design projects encompass a wide variety of topics like robotics, electromagnetics, control systems, and communication systems • Electrical Engineering offers a concurrent BS/MS degree


Radio Frequency and Antennas • Robotics • UAVs • Satellites • Sensors • Image Processing • Digital Communication • Power Systems


NASA • Garmin • Hewlett-Packard • US Air Force • L-3 Communications • Ball Aerospace • General Electric • Micron • Northrop Grumman • Space Dynamics Lab • Sandia National Laboratories