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Electrical Engineering Minor

A Minor in Electrical Engineering (EE) provides an avenue for a diverse education for students outside of the EECS department, and can enhance your experience with any number of other fields. EE provides you with all the tools you need to be a leader in technology, scientific discovery, or any career of your choice. Not to mention, EE gives you some of employers’ most sought-after skillsets!

Program Information

  • Takes a minimum of 15 credits to complete
  • Open to all non-EECS majors
  • Choose from a wide range of electives (28 courses!)

For more information about the structure of this program, see the guide below:

Many program options and applications, including:

Circuits and Solid State

○ Biomedical Devices
○ Electronics of Any Kind 
○ Environmental Monitoring
○ Sensing Applications 
○ Computers
○ Energy-Saving Devices 
○ Lighting and Displays
○ High and Low Power Circuits 

Electromagnetics and Optics

○ Antennas
○ Homeland Security 
○ Remote Sensing
○ Weather and Environment 
○ Biomedical Applications
○ Laser Applications 
○ Space Applications
○ Wireless Technologies 

Systems (Communications, Control, Signal Processing)

○ Energy and Power Systems
○ Musical Devices
○ Information Technology
○ Robotics 
○ Electric Vehicles
○ Medical Scans 
○ Networks
○ Statistics

The EE Minor is a great option for students in the following majors:

  • All Non-EECS Engineering Majors – EE impacts all current engineering practice
  • Business – high tech entrepreneurship, technology industry
  • Life Sciences and Pre-Med – electronics, signal processing, electromagnetics for patient treatment
  • Mathematics – algorithms for a wide variety of applications
  • Physical Sciences – complex electronics and signal processing to collect and analyze data
  • Pre-Law – patents, energy, transportation, medicine