Electrical Engineering BS

The College of Applied Science and Technology at Weber State University offers a 
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (formerly Electronics Engineering)
This BS degree requires a total of 122 credit hours of courses in engineering, mathematics,
science and general education. Graduates of the program will be prepared for employment
in various industrial roles such as design, analysis, research, development and testing.
Graduates will also be prepared to pursue advanced studies in their field.

Program Educational Objectives

Educational objectives are the career and life accomplishments that the program prepares graduates
to achieve within a few years after graduation. The educational objectives of the WSU Electrical
Engineering Program are to produce graduates that are able to:

  • Design and develop electronic systems.
  • Effectively communicate technical information and participate in a team environment.
  • Engage in life-long learning through continuing education and industrial practice.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and social awareness.

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of
graduation. Graduates of the WSU Electrical Engineering Program will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic
    constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety,
    manufacturability and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global,
    economic, environmental and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering


The Weber State University Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Electrical Engineering enrollment and graduate data:

Academic Year Student Credit Hours* Declared Majors* Graduates
2011-2012 733 137 8
2012-2013 986 160 4
2013-2014 1479 223 11
2014-2015 1667 237 26♦

*As of the third week of Spring semester


For Electrical Engineering Departmental Honors,
please visit:https://apps.weber.edu/