Students working on a component of a Formula One racecar for the York College engineering program

Electrical Engineering

Electronics-savvy improvisers, inventors, and builders — come help develop the next generation of consumer gadgets and utility services.

Electrical engineers draw upon mathematics and science to design devices, systems and processes in every industrial and technological sector, from power generation and manufacturing to cell phones and computers. Our students graduate from our accredited program, by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, with hands-on experience, specialized training, and problem-solving skills to flourish in entry-level engineering positions. From there? The career potential is unlimited.

Our highly respected program is taught by mentoring faculty with terminal degrees and specialty areas of focus, with students who are sought after by area companies who know we produce job-ready graduates.

Electrical engineering students work hands-on in the classroom.
Want to try your hand at robotics? You'll do that and more as an electrical engineering major.
Professor Kaha Meah discusses topic with electrical engineering students.

Electrical engineeringYour future in

Our graduates work for companies such as BP Lubricants, Motorola Solutions and the U.S. Army. Electrical engineers have a wide variety of career opportunities ranging from (among others) electrical/electronic design work, industrial and manufacturing engineering support, field engineers, and engineering consulting. You could have a career in:
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Consumer Electronics, Mobile Robotics
  • Power Generation, Transmission and Conversion
  • Signal Processing and Communication Systems
  • Computer Hardware, Embedded Control Systems, and more
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Kinsley Engineering Center
Renovated in 2008 with design input from faculty, staff and students, Kinsley Engineering Center houses our entire program. You’ll have 24/7 access, computer access, study nooks, locker space, a canteen area — it’s a second home of sorts for our dedicated students.
Computer Science Lab
Computer Science Labs
Use our visualization lab and the 3-D projection system for your senior design projects. Take advantage of the high-performance Linux cluster in the Software Engineering Lab and its 24 PCs.
York College engineering professors use hands-on learning with professional equipment.
Engineering Labs
We offer seven specialized lab settings: Automation and Robotics; Electronic Instrumentation; Embedded Systems; Signal Processing and Communication; Power Systems and Energy Conversion; Thermodynamics, Fluids and Heat Transfer; and Materials Science and Engineering.
The Kinsley Engineering Center has a full machine technology lab with metal and woodworking equipment
Harry E.Zumbrun Machining Technology Lab
We’ve dedicated 5,500-square feet for industry-standard machines and power tools of all sizes. You’ll get to start using them freshman year, learning shop safety and basic operation. You’ll have access to our weld shop and wood shop, too.
Civil Engineering Center ribbon cutting ceremony
Civil Engineering Center
The Civil Engineering Center opened in 2018. The Center provides engineering students with state-of-the-art classroom and lab spaces to gain hands-on, practical experience.

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Contact Us
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department
David Babcock, Ph.D
Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department
Kinsley Engineering Center, Room 117A
Phone: 717.815.6642