Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Engineering
Location(s): Main Campus; Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Program

A bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering is an engineering discipline that focuses on the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

Degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering can be found on the course catalog.

Career Outlook for Electrical Engineering Majors

Electrical and electronics engineers hold about 324,600 jobs in the U.S. This number represents roughly 20% of the 1.6 million jobs held by engineers in the U.S. Almost every industry has a need to employ electrical engineers. The median annual wage for electrical engineers was $99,070 in May 2018.

+ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-17 Edition

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OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES

Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Having been formed through Christian, Catholic and Benedictine values as whole persons for the whole of life, within a few years of completing their degrees, graduates of the University of Mary Electrical Engineering Program will be able to:

  • Act as competent professionals of the highest integrity in Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Be prepared to pursue further development through graduate education, short courses, pursue professional licensure, or other training programs in engineering or related fields.
  • Show leadership and a spirit of service, both professionally and socially.
  • Be able to work in multidisciplinary teams, make ethical decisions, and communicate effectively.

Electrical Engineering Student Outcomes

When students graduate with a degree from the University of Mary in Electrical Engineering, they will be equipped to achieve the following program outcomes:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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