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Welcome to the fascinating world of electrical and computer engineering.

The world of electronic devices & circuits, communication systems, control & instrumentation, power systems, renewable & green energy, signal processing, and photonics, optics & electromagnetics, embedded hardware & software systems, network engineering & cybersecurity, robotics & artificial intelligence, and microchips. Therefore, your bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering is your gateway to a variety of technical careers.

ABET Accreditation

The bachelor's program in electrical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunication(s) and similarly named engineering programs. | Learn More

Degrees and Certificates


Why Choose Lamar University?

  • Lamar ranks #3 in the nation and #1 in the State of Texas for return on investment for engineering programs according to PayScale.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2022 mean annual wage for Electrical Engineers is $114,0501, and $140,8302 for Computer Engineers.
  • The Department uses a very flexible system of a mix between Face-to-Face and Online to suit every student’s schedule & needs.
  • Faculty members in all areas of Electrical & Computer Engineering including Electronics, Telecommunications, Power & Energy, Instrumentation & Control, Robotics, Networks & Cybersecurity, and Microchips.
  • We offer hands-on lab experiences in the majority of our courses, which means that our graduates have more practical lab activity than at any other school, something that many employers value in our graduates.
  • More than half of our graduating seniors have done a co-op or internship with a company, increasing their success rate after graduation.
  • We offer high quality education with low student-to-faculty ratio.

Flexible Learning

Take classes on campus, online or both!

The department uses a very flexible system that suits everyone’s schedule and needs. Every semester, the student can select all EE courses face-to-face, some EE courses face-to-face and others synchronously online or all EE courses synchronously online. An asynchronous option may also be offered.

Lamar University supports transfers from community colleges and provides the only 2+2 online path for Electrical and Computer Engineering degree in Texas. 

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