Electrical Engineering Program Highlights
Focusing on applied learning and projects, the Bachelor of Science in engineering, with a concentration in electrical engineering, offers a hands-on, comprehensive education combining engineering, mathematics and applied science in a practice-oriented environment. Study the control, protection and distribution of electrical energy through electromechanical devices, modern electrical power generation, navigational and measuring instruments and other electronic components. In the electrical engineering bachelor’s program, you can also minor in computer engineering, power engineering or instrumentation engineering.
Lead society into the future
Southwest Louisiana is experiencing a surge in technological advancements, energy resources and economic expansion, resulting in a high demand for graduates with electrical engineering degrees. Working with cutting-edge technology, equipment and software, you will learn to design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment, components and systems for a variety of industries.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Degree Program: Engineering
Program Length: 4 years (128 credit hours)
Availability: In person
What Can You Do With an Electrical Engineering Degree?
Work in a variety of industries associated with electrical utilities, instrumentation or power systems. With a bachelor’s in electrical engineering, you can find jobs in research and development, engineering services, manufacturing, telecommunications or government. Earning a graduate degree may help you qualify for higher level jobs in electrical engineering, such as academia or project management.
Graduate Schools or Programs
- Master of Engineering – Electrical Engineering
Potential Job Titles or Employers
- Champion Technology Services
- ReCon Management
- Triad Electric & Controls
Model Industrial Plant
The only institution in the University of Louisiana System with a model industrial plant, McNeese trains electrical engineering majors, as well as industry professionals, on industrial-grade lab equipment, including programmable logic controller, instrumentation and process control equipment.
These are just a few of the opportunities you have to get involved on campus as an electrical engineering major:
- McNeese Engineering Society, a student chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- National Society of Black Engineers
- Society of Women Engineers
Senior Design Projects
With mentorship from faculty and industry professionals, multidisciplinary teams of engineering students work to solve a real-life problem or need by completing all steps in the design cycle while considering environmental, safety, economic and societal factors. Students present designs to faculty and industry mentors, as well as the their peers.
Programs Related to the Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering
Not sure if the electrical engineering program is right for you? Check out these other undergraduate degree programs at McNeese, and talk about your options with a recruiter.
Dr. Matthew Aghili – Department Head