Embry-Riddle Electrical Engineering student working in the CSIL Lab.

Bachelor of Science in
Electrical Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering provides hands-on experience in engineering through systems thinking, circuit theory and control systems.

About the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering provides students with a broad background in circuit theory, communication systems, computers, control systems, electromagnetic fields, energy sources and electronic devices. Program faculty are leading experts in avionics and systems thinking who immerse students in real-world scenarios and empower them to think as an engineer. 

Throughout the Electrical Engineering curriculum, students are educated in the discipline’s theory and receive practical hands-on experience, culminating with the highly regarded senior capstone course that follows the development cycle of an actual engineering project. 

Student Learning Outcomes

While earning an Electrical Engineering degree, you will have the opportunity to:   

  • Identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics 
  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors 
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences 
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts 
  • Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives 
  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
  • Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies 

Electrical Engineering Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

With a high placement rate of 100% within a year of graduation, Embry-Riddle Electrical Engineering graduates are set to enter the workforce in various fields, including test engineering, design engineering, electronics engineering and electrical engineering. 

Students earning an Electrical Engineering degree often accept employment offers from top companies such as Textron, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman, Garmin and the U.S. Military. 

Electrical Engineering Salary Information

Receiving a degree in Electrical Engineering from Embry-Riddle provides alumni the opportunity for competitive salaries, averaging $80,200 annually as of 2022.