EE Online

EE Online Registration Options

Flexible Learning System

The Phillip M. Drayer Department of Electrical Engineering offers an ABET-accredited B.S. program with all courses have online sections as well as face-to-face sections. The Department uses a very flexible system that suits everyone’s schedule and needs. Every semester, the student can select all courses face-to-face, some courses face-to-face and others online, or all courses online. Students in the online sections have the option to attend live lecture with the face-to-face students, or to study asynchronously using the recordings and course materials posted on Blackboard. Every semester, you can make up a mixture of selections that fits your schedule. Lamar University supports transfers from community colleges and provides the only 2+2 online path for Electrical Engineering degree in Texas. 

What is 2+2 online?

2+2 is a degree path allowing students from community colleges and other 2-year institutions to complete two additional years at a 4-year college and earn their baccalaureate degree. All B.S.E.E. courses can be taken online. For community college transfers, we recommend reviewing available 2+2 degree plans. Lamar has scholarship opportunities for transfer students. To be successful in the B.S.E.E. 2+2 online program, you should have reasonably good grades (mostly A and B) in the lower division math and physics courses.

Registering in the Online Section

For the students to register in the online sections, they must fill a Request For Online Section Enrollment form and provide a documented evidence that they can’t attend the face-to-face section of these courses for good reasons, and it must be approved by the Department Chair. If the students are registered in the face-to-face section, then they want to transfer to the online section, they must submit this Request For Online Section Enroll form and get approval from the Department Chair.

What about the hands-on experience?

Majority of upper-level E.E. course are either accompanied with the laboratory or use the "Hardware in Homework". To comply, students are required to purchase the recommended (and very versatile) hardware kit that will be used in their course assignments. Here is the list of hardware currently used in the core B.S.E.E. courses.

Who do I contact for more information?

Get a head start on your future as a Lamar Engineer by contacting Paula Stout, EE Administrative Associate Sr. tjones145@lamar.edu (409) 880-8746.

Why Lamar B.S.E.E.?

  • LU ranks #5 in the nation on ROI for Engineering programs;

  • More affordable than most competitors with scholarships for 4 year and transfer students;

  • Median starting salaries of $71,471 for department graduates according to US Department of Education College Scorecard;
  • Face to face or online offering combined with extensive hands-on hardware experience;

  • Outstanding curriculum that encourages Co-ops and Internships;

  • Focus on Power, Energy, Control, Robotics, while also including Faculty experts in other areas of EE, such as Computer Networks, Microelectronics/VLSI and Signal/Image Processing;

  • Distance offerings since Fall 2015;

  • Only Electrical Engineering program in Texas with a distance education option.