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Undergraduate Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering (B.S.)

The Department of Electrical Engineering offers the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with concentrations in Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer Engineering (CpE).

Student Learning Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. Knowledge of probability and statistics and an ability to apply this knowledge to solve electrical engineering problems.
  13. Knowledge of mathematics through differential and integral calculus, basic sciences, computer science, engineering sciences and electrical engineering necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components.
  14. Knowledge of advanced mathematics including differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables, and discrete mathematics.
  15. An ability to manage engineering projects.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirements for electrical engineering is an overview of courses required to complete the degree program. Evening courses are also available for this degree program.

Degree Requirements | Evening Courses


The department offers two concentrations in electrical engineering and computer engineering. Both concentrations require a total of 122 credit hours.

Computer Engineering ConcentrationElectrical Engineering Concentration (EE)

If your interests lean more towards robotics, power systems, communications, and audio technologies, then the department offers a concentration in electrical engineering.

Example Elective Courses

Electrical EngineeringComputer Engineering Concentration (CpE)

A concentration in computer engineering immerses in the design of computers and computer system components, programming of microcontrollers, and advanced applications.

Example Electives Courses

Admissions Requirements

New or potential undergraduate students should review the College of Engineering's information for engineering freshmen, which includes an important link to the University catalog. The admission process to our bachelor's program is managed by the UNO Office of Admissions.

Next Step: Freshmen Engineering Information

Enrollment and Graduation Data

The following table summarizes enrollment and graduation data for the BSc Electrical Engineering program for the past 4 years. More detailed numbers can be obtained from UNO's Institutional Research and Data Management (IRDM) website.

Academic Year Fall Enrollment # of B.Sc. Degrees Awarded
2010-2011 249 34
2011-2012 225 21
2012-2013 199 31
2013-2014 157 23
2014-2015 183 18
2015-2016 170 20 (expected)