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Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Help create impactful technology by designing highly compact, efficient electronics, advanced microchips and novel computer codes through our electrical engineering program.

Two of the most important technologies in our world today — the smartphone and wireless internet — were developed with electrical engineering. In our program, you'll learn how to innovate for the next generation of wireless so no one is left behind. Our expert faculty members are leading the way.

Program Highlights

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    Experiential Learning

    Enhance your learning by conducting research in three laboratories and through two senior design courses.

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    ABET and SACS Accredited

    Receive a quality education that has been certified in teaching you what you need to know about electrical engineering.

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    Internships and Research

    Sharpen your skills outside the classroom through internships at leading industries across South Carolina.

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    University 101

    Get acquainted with life as a Gamecock in your first semester with our award-winning University 101 course.

What You’ll Study

One of the most popular courses is our Senior Design course, where students work on industry-sponsored projects. Students focus on technical requirements, standards and communication skills, culminating in a presentation to our industry advisory board. We also offer hands-on experience through modern labs, facilities and simulation tools.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Developing intelligent systems that can perform tasks and make decisions that typically require human intelligence


    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

    Interpersonal Skills

    Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations

  • Leadership

    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Organizational Skills

    Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Project Manager
  • Electronics Engineer

Workplace Settings

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing
  • Power Systems
  • Wireless Communication
  • Medical/Telehealth
  • Radio Frequency Systems

The diverse skill sets and research areas of the faculty have been instrumental in helping me find my footing in undergraduate research. Conversations with faculty members have been invaluable in easing my transition to research.

Davis Hobbs
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Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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