The University of Mount Union’s electrical engineering degree provides students with hands-on experiences in the application of scientific and mathematical principles utilized to design, manufacture, and control structures, machines, processes, and systems.
The discipline of electrical engineering embodies many fields such as microelectronics, electromagnetics, computers, power systems, controls, robotics, telecommunications, signal and image processing, instrumentation, solid state materials and devices, software development, bioengineering, and mechatronics. Real-life applications include power generation and distribution, electronic communication systems, manufacturing automation, aerospace avionics systems, sensors and instrumentation, medical diagnostic tools, signals, and image processing.
The electric engineering major is housed in the School of Engineering along with the two successful, ABET accredited programs in mechanical engineering and civil engineering.
Electrical Engineering Major Quick Facts
The electrical engineering degree requires 134 credit hours of coursework, which also fulfills the University’s requirements for its general education program, the Integrative Core. Mount Union’s electrical engineering major will provide students experience that stems from its “Four Pillars of Exceptional Engineering Education."
Why Choose Engineering at Mount Union?
- More than 95 percent placement rate to careers in industry or graduate schools
- More than 90 precent placement rate in paid mechanical engineering internships
- Small classes with strong bonds between the students and faculty members
- Intense, hands-on education through projects, labs, internships, and field experiences
- Strong liberal arts culture that emphasizes graduating students with strong communication skills
- New and state-of-the-art labs, housed in a recently-renovated engineering building and a separate engineering lab facility
- Yearlong capstone senior design courses with projects directly from industry, narrowing the gap between real-world engineering and education