Electrical Engineering Major
Electrical engineers light up the world. Literally. They're also the brains behind most of the technology we use every day, from communication systems to GPS. Explore our major in Electrical Engineering.
What You'll Study
Through the Electrical Engineering program at Youngstown State University, you'll develop competency in all aspects of electrical engineering and its related fields. You'll take coursework anchored in engineering, math and physics that will allow you to solve complex problems and design intricate systems. Along the way, you'll also refine your communication skills and learn how to ethically and responsibly deploy your engineering skills.
Electrical engineers have homes in a large assortment of industries, from power generation and automotive manufacturing to biomedical development and consumer product design. You may even find yourself using your engineering expertise to serve your country in the military.
With your bachelor's degree in hand, you'll be the person advancing the products and systems that advance society.
Design projects, computer simulation and hands-on laboratory sessions are the pillars of the Electrical Engineering major at YSU. Students enrolled in the program may choose from three options that prepare graduates for a large variety of professional positions or advanced studies:
Internships and Jobs
OUR STUDENTS HAVE INTERNED AT:
- General Motors
- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
- Innovar Systems Limited
- CMI Electric Furnace Company
- Cook Pharmica
- GE Lighting
- First Energy
OUR GRADUATES WORK FOR:
- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
- Harley-Davidson Motor Company
- American Electric Power
- Westinghouse Electric Company
- Bechtel Corporation
- General Electric
One More Thing
Brent Cole, Class of 2016
It's a fun and exciting program within a fascinating field, and it gives you excellent opportunities to collaborate and network with other students and employers."