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Electrical engineers design and test a variety of electrical and electronic systems for a diverse set of applications, including electric energy delivery, avionics, consumer electronics, communications, radar navigation and lasers, to name a few. The OU Electrical Engineering program is one of the broadest disciplines within the GCoE. Students work with state-of-the-art equipment and technology to prepare them to enter the job field upon graduation. 

Computers are vital to our everday lives, and computer engineers work to develop computer programs and hardware. From personal laptops to high-tech defense programs, computer engineers create and test much of the hardware and software that is used daily. They also determine the best ways to upgrade and use the technology that is available.

Many career options are available for electrical and computer engineers including:

  • research
  • management 
  • sales and manufacturing development
  • design, manufacture and utilization of computers
  • power systems
  • communications
  • automatic control systems
  • electronics
  • semiconductor devices
  • quantum electronics
  • microwave systems 
  • instrumentation
  • digital signal and image processing
  • system instrumentation
  • biomedical electronics
  • and more ...

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