Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering. The program also offers graduate courses leading to a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is one of the few institutions in the country to offer a concurrent degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Law. Students applying to this program are expected to possess an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or related field. Students are able to tailor their program of study to focus on legal principles and policies involving the engineering profession including patent, copyright, trademark, environmental and electronic commerce laws, federal regulation of electronic media and other engineering-related areas of law.
The electrical engineering and computer engineering bachelor of science degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (www.abet.org).