The University of Washington Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree prepares students to design and build hardware and software for a variety of devices that use electricity, electromagnetics, photonics and quantum phenomena, such as robots, smartphones, lasers, electric power, vehicle control, medical devices and more.
Outside of the classroom, students pursue internships and leadership opportunities and work on research with renowned faculty in one of 40 department labs. Real, hands-on experience prepares graduates to work for companies such as Intel, IBM, Agilent, T-Mobile, Verizon, Motorola, Boeing, Qwest, National Instruments, Lockheed Martin and more.
UW EE is the top electrical engineering department in the region. World-class faculty instruct courses at all levels and invite students to work on research projects. Located in Seattle, Wash., UW EE is situated in the heart of the innovation culture of the Pacific Northwest, affording undergraduates access to a variety of internship and entrepreneurship opportunities.
The BSEE program is competitive, with admitted students having an average cumulative 3.5-3.7 GPA. Applications are accepted from current UW students as well as freshman and transfer applicants. UW EE enrolls students for autumn and spring quarters only.
The BSEE program prepares students for jobs in industry or for further graduate study. Students select at least one concentration area to focus their studies. All curriculum paths culminate with a capstone design project.