Majors, Minors and Certificates

MAJORS

The undergraduate programs in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science emphasize the practical applications of electrical engineering and computer sciences and the technological needs of society. The School of EECS at Penn State focuses on an unparalleled student-centered collaborative curriculum between our electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering programs that address the critical need for innovative and creative engineers for the cutting-edge economy of today and tomorrow.

We offer bachelor's of science degrees in

MINORS

A minor is an academic program, with a minimum requirement of 18 credits, that supplements your major. There are many minors available at Penn State. Here is a list of minors that best complement programs offered in the School of EECS. At Penn State, a minor requires you to take 18-21 credits of course work in a single area.

Engineering Leadership Development


Because most engineering companies operate in a global marketplace, the ability to communicate in a language other than English is an important skill. Consider a foreign language for your minor:

Penn State students are not limited to these minors alone. Here is a complete list of options.

CERTIFICATES

A certificate program requires you to complete a set of core requirements in a certain area through a combination of in-class work and co-curricular experiences. Once attained, your certificate program will be noted on your transcript and will enhance your resume to set you apart from others in your field. The College of Engineering currently offers six certificate programs:

Engineering and Community Engagement
Engineering Design
Housing
International Engineering
Nanotechnology
Space Systems Engineering

 
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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering, and graduate degrees (M.S., M.Eng., Ph.D.) in computer science and engineering and electrical engineering respectively. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

342 Information Sciences and Technology Building

University Park, PA 16802

814-865-9505