Texas Tech University

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

B.S. ELECTRICAL
ENGINEERING

Description

Electrical Engineers develop electrical components for commercial, scientific, or industrial purposes. Professionals in this field are responsible for disruptive technologies in consumer electronics, clean energy, and satellite communications, among other industries. With a degree in electrical engineering, you can help pioneer the world of electronic technology and lead the workforce in innovative solutions.

RESEARCH-BASED AND HANDS-ON EDUCATION FOR THE JOBS OF TOMORROW.

With a heavy emphasis on research (demonstrated by the $7.6 million in competitive awards received in 2018) and access to state-of-the-art laboratories, students in our program become leaders and pioneers in the field of electrical engineering. Through utilizing our sequenced laboratory courses, our students have the benefit of receiving a world-class education while focusing on unique projects in specific areas of study. These courses give students experience in the critical areas of systems design, such as working with a team and solving open-ended design problems. This invaluable experience sets up our graduates for competitive placement into the job market.

Below you can find a link to the TTU course catalogue, the sequence in which courses are offered and the availability of specific electives may be slightly different on the Costa Rica campus.

 

 

Hands on Learning to Global Success
Top Tier Research Institute

 

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

DR. TANJA KARP

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Dr. Tanja received her MS and PhD degree in electrical engineering degree from Hamburg University of Technology in Germany. She joined Texas Tech University in 2000 where she is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Since 2005, Dr. Karp has been involved in community engagement promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers to primary and secondary school students, organizing high school student summer camps and implementing a pipeline of engineering activities during the academic year with an annual participation of over 1500 students. She has received Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Mentoring (PAESMEM, 2016), the Inspiring Women in STEM Award (2015) and the Harriett B. Rigas Award (2012). At Texas Tech University, she is a Teaching Academy member, a Service Learning Fellow, and was selected as Integrated Scholar (2014) for her integration of teaching, research, and service. Dr. Karp has published over 100 conference and journal papers in the fields of engineering education, digital signal processing, communications systems and multirate signal processing. Dr. Karp spent the 2016-17 academic year as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar at the University of South Africa (UNISA), and she is spending the 2019-20 academic year at Texas Tech-Costa Rica.

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