Bachelor of Science / College of Engineering

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEGREE

Learn more about the curriculum that helps us lead the way in STEM.

Focus Areas

Electrodynamics

The field of electrodynamics will create new electrodynamic technologies that will have a powerful implication for the automotive, aerospace, defense, energy and medical industries.

Embedded System Design

The embedded systems design program will give students experiential training in programming and analyzing embedded devices, using design automation tools, and experimenting with the latest embedded technologies.

Digital Hybrid Systems

Digital hybrid systems integrate digital mechanisms to achieve greater compatibility and scalability across devices. This degree is becoming the basis of how technology and information become accessible and usable.

Electrical Engineering Stats

1st

largest

Florida has the nation’s largest aerospace industry.
$40

billion

will be spent by 2017 on processors.
2nd

most

Engineering is the second most-sought-after major for U.S. employers.
$67,103

average entry-level

is the average entry-level salary for graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, according to PayScale.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • WHAT IS THE FIELD OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING?

    From control systems and digital systems to electrodynamics, magnetics and semiconductors, electrical engineering focuses on harnessing the power of electricity. The field of electrical engineering has a number of specialized categories – power generation and transmission systems, motors, batteries and control systems.

  • WHAT DOES AN ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DO?

    Electrical engineers design, test and develop control systems and digital systems that involve electrodynamics, magnetics and semiconductors. Electrical engineers also apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems dealing with electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. Electrical engineers are increasingly relying on computer-aided design (CAD) systems to create schematics and lay out circuits. They also use computers to simulate how electrical devices and systems will function.

  • WHAT MAKES FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY’S ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEGREE PROGRAM UNIQUE?

    Students who major in Electrical Engineering at Florida Poly study and learn in the classroom, but also apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems dealing with electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. This hands-on experience ranges from team-based challenges in simulated environments to internship opportunities with industry leaders.

  • WHAT IS THE OUTLOOK FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEGREE GRADUATES?

    Graduates with a degree in electrical engineering from Florida Poly will be prepared to start their career in electrical engineering with minimal on-the-job training.