Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Phillip M. Drayer Department of Electrical Engineering

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering focuses on the design and development of technology that controls and manages electrons and photons, or simply, electricity and light.
Electrical Engineers develop careers in many different industries from telecommunications and electronics to aerospace and automotive as well as manufacturing of all kinds. Electrical engineers are involved in power generation, distribution and nearly anything that uses electricity or light such as power companies and laser technology companies.  

Why Study Electrical Engineering at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering at Lamar University allows you to select all courses face-to-face, some courses face-to-face and others online, or all courses online. You can also complete the program remotely, attending Lamar University without relocating. All BSEE courses can be completed via distance learning
This program prepares you for a career in automatic controls, bioelectronics, digital systems, electromagnetics, analog electronics, power and energy systems and communications and signal processing. You could work for companies including IBM, Honeywell, Motiva, Intel, American Electric, BASA, TI, Halliburton, Entergy, DuPont, Exxon Mobil and many more national and international industrial influencers. Watch the faculty interview to learn more about becoming an electrical engineer.
The College of Engineering at Lamar University is world-renowned for its excellence in producing outstanding graduates. With dedicated faculty and staff, you will be prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. Because Lamar University is so conveniently located to industry in the area, there are many co-op opportunities available and most students have almost no trouble finding a job after graduation!

Career Paths

As an electrical engineer, you'll work with technology to design a broad range of devices and systems. From electrical power grids that supply homes and industry with electricity to systems that deliver telephone, radio, television, network and space communications, electrical engineers design the computers that affect almost all of our modern lifestyles.

Often overlapping with computer engineering, a college degree in electrical engineering can open up the door to a technical career in almost any industry. Since technology is always changing and expanding, the need for electrical engineers is always growing!

Primary Careers

Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Electrical Designer, Business Technology Analyst

Meet the Faculty

Harley Myler, Ph.D., P.E.
Wm. B. and Mary G. Endowed Chair, Professor
Gleb Tcheslavski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Interim Chair