Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Prepares you to design electrical circuits for use in automation, avionics, communication, computer and other systems.
We listen to local employers in order to provide the career skills you’ll need in the real world.

Degree Information

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (formerly Electronics Engineering) requires 122 credit hours of courses in engineering, mathematics, science and general education. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Prerequisite Course Sequence (PDF)


Electrical Engineering advisor:

Dr. Justin Jackson
801-626-6078 or



Declare a Major in Electrical Engineering

Contact department secretary Susan Foss at 801-626-6898 or

What You’ll Learn

Our graduates are prepared for employment in various industrial roles such as design, analysis, research, development and testing.
Specifically, you will learn about digital circuits, analog circuits, signal processing, power systems, embedded systems, control systems, real-time systems, electromagnetics, microelectronics and communications

You also will be prepared to pursue advanced studies in your field.

Why Choose Electrical Engineering at WSU?

A 4% national job growth in electrical engineering is projected through the year 2022 (U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of labor Statistics)

WSU Electrical Engineering class sizes are small, offering more personalized instruction than at a large university.

The faculty who teach Electrical Engineering courses hold advanced degrees in the engineering specialties they teach.


Starting Salaries

The average annual starting salary for graduates with an electrical engineering degree in the Ogden metro area in 2014 was $73,100.
(Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers 2014)


Employment Opportunities

When you earn a BS in Electrical Engineering, you will be in high demand for exciting and well-paying careers from companies such as:


  • deparment of defense
  • IM Flash
  • Orbital ATK logo
  • northrop
  • kihomac
  • bae systems logo
  • boeing
  • GMRE logo