Electrical Engineering Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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Electrical Engineering Degree

The electrical engineering program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers in computer systems design, embedded systems design, distributed systems design, network systems design, wireless systems design, and more. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of electrical, electronic, and related communications systems. Program courses include: communication systems and their components, electrical power generation systems, superconductors, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer electrical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Electrical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. PAC offers an associate's degree program in electrical engineering.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male2
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Electrical Engineering program at PAC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 640
    • Average Hourly Rate: $60.98
    • Average Annual Salary: $126,840

Electrical Engineers

Description

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, electrical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 500
    • Average Hourly Rate: $41.41
    • Average Annual Salary: $86,140

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Description

Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, electronics engineers, except computer employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 550
    • Average Hourly Rate: $42.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $89,410

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Texas

Electrical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B)

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 410 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 72 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 250 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Baylor University

Waco, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 30 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)

University of Houston

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

Rice University

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 81 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)

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