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B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

We See Your Future in Electronical Engineering
Ready yourself for a career in electrical engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Norfolk State University.

Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Immerse yourself in the world of electrical engineering with Norfolk State University’s Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program. As our world’s reliance on electronics increases, skilled and knowledgeable electrical engineers are in higher demand than ever. Our intensive electrical and electronics engineering degree program will provide you with the tools and firsthand experience to excel as an expert in electrical engineering.

Whether you want to work with biotechnology, semiconductor technologies or computer-based electronic instruments, NSU has what you need to succeed.

A degree in electronics engineering designed for you

Electronics engineers have so many choices for careers and specialties. That’s why we offer three unique degree tracks for you to prepare for your ideal career as an electrical engineer.

Interested in health care? Specializing in biotechnology will set you up to work in a variety of medical settings. Want to learn how to manipulate and utilize light to create new technologies? You can specialize in microelectronics and photonics to prepare for a career working with lasers and related tech. Maybe you’re fascinated by the ever-growing worlds of video games and automation. If so, our gaming and robotics track will introduce you to exciting fields of exploration and creation.

B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11:1
  • Formats Offered: In Person
  • Total Credit Hours: 128

Program at a glance: Printable Flowchart of courses (pdf format)

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Why Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at NSU?

Norfolk State University’s accredited Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program provides a specially designed balance of theoretical and experiential learning to help you master the fundamentals of electrical engineering while preparing for a broad range of careers for electronics engineers.

In fact, almost 100% of our electrical and electronics engineering students are employed within a few months of graduating. Many students find jobs even before they graduate, thanks to our focus on career preparation and professional connections with prestigious companies.
When you study electrical engineering at NSU, you’ll benefit from:


Since it first started, our electrical and electronics engineering degree program has been fully accredited by ABET, the sole accrediting agency in the U.S. for engineering programs. This means that you’ll earn a nationally renowned electrical engineering degree.

Hands-on experience in your field

Apply the knowledge you accrue in class to the real world through experiential learning in our state-of-the-art Micron-NSU Nanofabrication Cleanroom and associated labs, which house advanced optical characterization tools and laser technology. You’ll also have many opportunities to participate in faculty-guided research projects throughout the year to build an impressive resume.

A diverse community of electrical engineers

When you earn your degree in electronics engineering at NSU, you’ll be a part of a thriving community of students, faculty and alumni who share your love of engineering and learning. Make lasting connections in one of our many student-run associations and societies, including the National Society of Black Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers.

What Courses Will I Take as an Electrical Engineering Student?

Through engaging electrical and electronics engineering courses, you’ll build foundational knowledge in engineering basics such as materials science, network theory and circuitry. You’ll also develop strong soft skills like communication, writing and public speaking — all of which will help you as you progress in your career as an electronics engineer leader.
Our degree in electronics engineering program requires completion of a minimum of 130 credit hours, including a combination of general core classes, engineering core classes and engineering electives to help you hone your unique skills.

Some of the most popular electrical and electronics engineering courses we offer include:

  • Engineering Problem Solving
  • Computer Programming
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Engineering Economics
  • Control Systems
  • Communication Engineering Electromagnetic Field Theory

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Where Will My Degree in Electronics Engineering Take Me? 

Electrical engineers are essential in maintaining, improving and creating new electronic systems to help make people’s lives easier and safer. As an electronics engineer, you’ll get to work in a variety of settings — including hospitals, research facilities, government agencies, automotive manufacturing plants, schools, streaming platforms and social media companies.

Past electrical and electronics engineering graduates from NSU work at companies and organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Micron Technologies, the Naval Surface Warfare Center and Norfolk Naval Shipyards.

Career outlook for Electrical Engineering majors

Employment for electrical and electronics engineers is predicted to grow by 7% over the next decade — about the same as average for other occupational fields — according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nearly 100% of Electrical and Electronics Engineering majors from NSU find rewarding jobs within a few months of graduation or are accepted into graduate programs.

How Do I Get Started in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Program at NSU?

Do you have questions about applying to Norfolk State University or finding the financial aid that’s right for you? Want to learn more about how a degree in electronics engineering from NSU can help you begin an exciting career as an electrical engineer? We have a remarkable team of advisors, counselors and staff who are here to answer your questions and help you as you start your journey toward earning a degree in electronics engineering.

Learn more about the requirements for the electrical and electronics engineering program .

“My involvement in the electrical and electronics engineering program enabled me to understand the importance of thinking critically before solving a problem, finding the root cause of the problem and how to prevent it from recurring. Most importantly, I was able to work with brilliant engineers who challenged me and mentored me towards finding my area of interest as an electrical engineer.”
– Ashah K. ’19, B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Accreditation for Electrical and Electronics Engineering at NSU

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Norfolk State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, which grants accreditation to science, engineering and technology programs that meet its high standards for excellence and quality education.