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The Electrical Engineering course of study broadly prepares the graduate for professional practice or graduate studies while offering several areas of emphasis. Electrical engineers design and develop electronic circuits, equipment and systems in the areas of electromagnetics , communications and control , computers and digital systems, physical electronics and optics, power systems and energy conversion, and control systems.

By the appropriate choice of technical area courses, the student may emphasize the following areas:

  • Electronics and communications
  • Computers and digital systems
  • Power and energy conversion and control systems

What You Can Earn

Electrical Engineer I
$72,000 (in California)

Electrical Engineer V
$106,000 (in California)

Source: http://www.indeed.com/salary, 2012
Aftercollege.com career website

Interesting Classes You Might Take

  • Digital Logic Design
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electricity, Magnetism and Heat
  • Principles of Electric Circuits

What You Can Learn

  • Electronic prototyping and tools for computer productivity
  • Computer assisted engineering
  • Analysis of direct-current circuits
  • Verification of basic circuit laws and principles

About the College

The Lyles College of Engineering is the only publicly supported engineering college in the San Joaquin Valley. The mission of the college includes developing each student's potential to the greatest extent possible, provide a quality engineering education to all students and to serve students from groups that historically have not participated in a university education.

Contact the College

Office of the Dean
2320 E. San Ramon Avenue MS/EE94
Fresno CA 93740-8030

(559) 278-2500
FAX: (559) 278-4475
Campus Mail Stop: M/S EE94

Office Location:
Room 124 in the Engineering East Building, on San Ramon east of Jackson Avenue.

Department Contact Information

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2320 E. San Ramon Ave, MS EE 94
Fresno, CA 93740-8030

(559) 278-2726 FAX (559) 278-6297