Undergraduate Program

electrical engineering undergraduate students performing reseasrch

Why Choose Electrical Engineering?

Electrical Engineering focuses on the design and development of technology that controls and manages electrons and photons, or simply, electricity and light. EE's 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 and distribution and nearly anything that uses electricity or light such as power companies and laser technology companies. They are also heavily employed by the US government and can be found in major government research labs, NASA and NOAA.

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree is offered in a hybrid format, offering students high-quality coursework in a digital format with the convenience of on-campus class meetings with your professor. A college degree in electrical engineering can open up the door to a technical career in almost any industry. 

Why Choose Lamar University?

The College of Engineering at Lamar University is world-renowned for its excellence in producing outstanding graduates. With dedicated faculty and staff, students are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. Because Lamar University is so conveniently located to industry in the area, students have many co-op opportunities available to them, which leads to increased job prospects upon graduation.

students who choose to co-op are likely to be $30,000 to $60,000 better off on their graduation day than those that don't

Looking to Get Started?

Get a head start on your future as a Lamar Engineer by contacting Erin Lovelady Lemoine, the Director of Outreach and Student Services in the College of Engineering!