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Program Description: Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering is accredited under the General Criteria and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Criteria by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of

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The ECE degree program is designed to provide the key elements of both an electrical engineering and a computer engineering curriculum. It also provides additional courses that involve the business and entrepreneurial aspects of engineering. Graduates of this program are prepared for larger breadth in job opportunities than are typically available in a traditional electrical engineering program. A Fast Track Option for completing both a BS in ECE and a MS in EE in five years is available, (see below). For additional information or an advising appointment, please contact our office by phone (816) 235-1193 or e-mail to The undergraduate degree in ECE is designed so that graduates will attain employment in electrical and/or computer engineering and advance their careers in this field or areas such as business and law. Some graduates will become registered professional engineers and/or pursue advanced studies. Job opportunities abound for engineering majors. In terms of starting salaries and the number of job offers, engineering graduates compare favorably with other engineering graduates. In addition, the ECE curriculum at UMKC equips the graduate with the analytical decision-making skills necessary to pursue diverse technical, managerial and entrepreneurial career opportunities.