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Electrical Engineering Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male2
Female0

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
White1
Unknown1

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: 610
      • Average Hourly Rate: $63.33
      • Average Annual Salary: $131,730

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: 430
      • Average Hourly Rate: $39.74
      • Average Annual Salary: $82,670

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: 860
      • Average Hourly Rate: $39.48
      • Average Annual Salary: $82,120

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

120 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B)
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The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

440 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

92 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)
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Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

220 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

33 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Baylor University

Waco, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M)
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University of Houston

Houston, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

160 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)
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Rice University

Houston, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

68 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical Engineering (B,M,D)