Undergraduate Study

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<p>The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Howard University offers three undergraduate degree programs: the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BS CE), and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS CS). Each of the three undergraduate degree programs is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, <a href=http://www.abet.org.

The EECS curricula are design-based and fully integrate science, engineering, and applications. The upper-level courses and electives provide further depth of study with emphasis on research and international experiences for undergraduate students.

Electrical engineering and computer engineering continue to be flourishing professions that are in high demand. All around us, in energy, television, GPS and medical systems to robotics, domestic appliances, smartphones, computers and autonomous vehicles, the fingerprint of the electrical and computer engineering fields is inherently visible. New processes and systems that impact our lives daily are consistently being developed by electrical and computer engineers. Electrical and computer engineers will continue to shape and mold our global future.

Computer science is currently one of the fastest growing career fields in the United States, along with electrical and computer engineering, according to the United States Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics. Computer scientists design and develop software and applications that also shape and mold our global future. Computer scientists have assumed a most critical role in our cyberworld: the development of cyber defense solutions to combat cyber attackers.

Through the years, the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) at Howard University has been among the top schools in the nation in the number of engineering degrees awarded to African Americans and other minorities. The Department of EECS has made significant contributions in this area.

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Associate Professor Danda Rawat to Lead Cybersecurity Partnership on $3M NNSA Grant

Tue, March 3, 2020

Howard University is the recipient of a three-year, $3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, alongside two partnering minority-serving institutions, for The Partnership for Proactive Cybersecurity Training, a cybersecurity research project based on human biological system-enabled machine learning models. Read More >>

Martin Conquers Hackathons with Accessibility Software

Wed, February 12, 2020

Computer Engineering Freshman Devin C. Martin recently conquered at two hackathons: HackHarvard at Harvard University and HackDuke – Code for Good at Duke University. Martin came in third place for Hack Harvard, which had over 400 international participants from across five continents. For HackDuke, Martin placed first among over 300 participants from the nation's top engineering schools, such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, and Yale University. The participants for each hackathon included both undergraduate and graduate students. Read More >>

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