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Electrical Engineering at St. Mary’s

Electrical engineers apply the physics and mathematics of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism to both large- and small-scale systems that process information and transmit electricity. 

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at St. Mary’s University prepares students for responsible engineering positions in design, development, research, applications and operation in the fields of communications, control systems, digital signal processing, electromagnetics, digital and analog electronic circuits, and power systems. 

Students gain extensive experience with the most advanced engineering tools including hardware and software.

  • ABET-Accredited Program

    The Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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What can I do with a degree in Electrical Engineering?

Career Paths

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering program go on to attend graduate and doctoral programs in many different engineering fields or pursue careers such as: 

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Communications engineer
  • Control engineer
  • Electrical engineering consultant
  • Electromechanical engineer
  • Embedded systems engineer
  • Mixed-signal engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Power engineer
  • Semiconductor device engineer
  • Wireless communications engineer

Career and Internship Opportunities

  • 3M
  • Amazon
  • Boeing
  • CPS
  • Dell
  • Google
  • H-E-B 
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • National Instruments
  • Samsung
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Tesla 
  • Texas Instruments
  • Tower Semiconductor
  • Toyota
  • USAA
  • U.S. Air Force

Outside the Classroom

Applied Projects

Every Engineering senior also completes a year-long design project, some of which have even been patented. 

Student Engagement

Juniors and seniors in the Electrical Engineering program often volunteer their time to tutor and mentor underclassmen in mathematics and engineering. Students also participate in funded faculty research and in student organizations and student chapters such as:

  • Drone Club
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society (IEEE AESS)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Science Living Community

Students majoring in any science — from Physics to Computer Science, Biology to Engineering — can join the Science Living Community. Members live together and can participate in a variety of programs throughout the year.


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