Prospective ECE Undergraduate Students

The innovative undergraduate ECE curriculum prepares students for exciting careers in industry, academia, and government. BU ECE alumni are at forefront of socially relevant fields, advancing technologies and working to improving disease diagnosis, solar panel efficiency, video surveillance capabilities, cloud performance and much more.

Degrees & Degree Options

Theory & Application

After establishing a strong engineering theory foundation, students enhance their understanding by developing technical skills. Electrical engineering (EE) students cultivate skills in electronics, electrophysics, electronics, signals and systems, and electromagnetics; while computer engineering (CE) students cultivate skills related to software design, computer networking, algorithms, operating systems, computer organization, logic design, microprocessors, and cloud computing.

Diverse Disciplines & Specialized Concentrations

EE subfields include communications, signal processing, control systems, solid-state devices, materials, photonics, circuit design, computer systems, and software. CE subfields include VLSI, networking, and software design. Specialized concentrations are offered to students interested in Energy Technologies and Nanotechnologytwo of engineering’s most rapidly advancing fields. Learn more about these concentrations.

Undergraduate Enrollment

ECE Undergrad Enrollment

ECE Programs Offer Real World Experience

  • ECE Senior Design Projects

    Student teams work for clients to produce hardware and software prototypes. Teams are small and unite students from various engineering departments for two semesters.

    2016 Projects & Awards

  • Engineering Study Abroad

    Engineering students can apply to study abroad in Dresden, Germany; Grenoble, France; Madrid, Spain; and Sydney, Australia.
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