Be an Electronics Engineer
Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
OFFERED ON THE OMAHA CAMPUS (at PKI)
Would you enjoy developing complex components and systems for telecommunications networking? Graduates entering this field are in high demand and find lucrative opportunities. Our majors take courses in electrical engineering fundamentals, electronics engineering, mathematics and physics. The curriculum emphasizes design, development, and applications of electronics and telecommunications engineering. Students have a solid background in modern electronics circuits and systems with a major focus in telecommunications engineering.
Students interested in electronics engineering receive a quality academic program provided by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering and the program support of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). To be admitted to the Electronics Engineering program, you'll apply through the UNO Undergraduate Admission Application. You will have the unique opportunity to join the Nebraska Engineering community and enjoy the benefits of the nearby UNO campus while studying at The Peter Kiewit Institute.
- Learning and mentoring communities help freshmen transition into college and succeed in engineering
- Small class sizes, allowing easy access to teaching faculty for help and advising
- Relevant curriculum with emphasis on hands-on laboratory experience
- Small group "pods," which meet on a regular basis with a senior student who was a former pod member. Each senior pod leader provides on-going guidance to assist in a successful transition to college.
- Opportunities for internships and employment at the nearby Scott Technology Center and other businesses and industries in the metropolitan area. In Omaha, students readily find part-time employment opportunities.
- Entrepreneurship opportunities through design courses, on-site technology transfer and start-up assistance
- TekBot® and CEENBoT robotic learning platforms link classroom lectures with engineering applications
- State-of-the-art classrooms and building
- Up-to-date laboratories with new furnishings and equipment
- Residence halls located adjacent to PKI, with priority assignments for engineering and information technology students
- Convenient access to supporting course work on the UNO campus
- Optical communications laboratory
- Telecommunications laboratory
- Exhibit ability to maintain consistent effort in a challenging academic program
- Exhibit ability to function as an effective member of creative student teams
- Actively participate in student professional organizations
- Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA to remain in good standing in the college