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College of Engineering and Computing

Electrical Engineering

Degree Programs

The electrical engineering program at the University of South Carolina allows students the opportunity to study and perform interdisciplinary research with faculty from the College of Engineering and Computing as well as other colleges within the University.

B.S. (Bachelor of Science in Engineering) - Electrical Engineering

Become an electrical engineer in just four years. Our BSE in Electrical Engineering requires just 127 credit hours, which includes 15 hours of career plan electives that can be tuned to your own specific career aspirations.

Minor In Electrical Engineering

A minor in Electrical Engineering allows for students in other technical disciplines that often depend on electronics have opportunity to earn a minor after taking at least 18 credit hours consisting of core and elective courses.  

M.E. (Master of Engineering) - Electrical Engineering

Become a more-competent electrical engineer with just 30 hours of graduate course work beyond your B.S. This non-thesis graduate degree is especially great for working engineers who cannot get easily get into a research laboratory.

M.S. (Master of Science) - Electrical Engineering

Demonstrate your technical acumen and ratchet up your career objectives. This research-oriented graduate degree requires a thesis and 24 hours of graduate coursework.

Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) - Electrical Engineering

If you have a few years and you've got what it takes, we want you here. Break new ground. Publish world-changing research. If your aim is a career in academia or in an industrial or government research and development laboratory, you'll need to earn the highest degree an electrical engineer can get. Complete a research-based dissertation, grounded in 48 hours of coursework, in just four years beyond your B.S. degree.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.