Experiential Major Maps (Text-only)
College of Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
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UNIV 1131 FOR FRESHMAN STUDENTS
ENGL 23XX (LITERATURE)
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 125
DESIGN YOUR JOURNEY
College of Engineering - Department of Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Beginning the Journey
Familiarize yourself with your degree plan.
Meet with your advisor once a semester to ensure you're on track for graduation.
If you are a freshman student, transition from freshman advising to department advising*.
Complete UNIV 1131 or ENGR 1101 to learn about all of the resources available to you & to prepare you to succeed in your major.
Participate in the Dean's Challenge.
Join IEEE and other EE organizations so you can get to know your peers, begin to make industry connections, pursue your interests, and have fun!
Join a UTA club or a general engineering organization (SWE, SHPE, NSBE) so you can get involved on campus and meet new people.
Visit International Student Center to learn about study abroad opportunities, clubs, on campus events, and spring break community impact.
Apply to join the Honors College.
Attend the College-to-Career orientation session with Career Services and fill out the career fields of interest forms.
Create an account on Handshake.
Create a resume so you can work on building it up before you get to graduation.
Speak with Career Services about on-campus and summer job opportunities.
Trailblazing the Path
Complete your pre-professional courses and get admitted to the professional program.
Ask Pauline Mason about our Fast Track Master's Program
Use your flowchart to plan what classes you want to take in the future. Use the catalog to find course descriptions.
Consider adding a minor.
Go to yearly SPAC conference sponsored by IEEE
Contact the Center for Service Learning for volunteer opportunities.
Look into becoming an SI leader or tutor, or working at the IDEAS Center
Participate in the Big Event.
Interested in getting your PhD? Look into the McNair Scholars program.
Talk EE faculty member about undergraduate research.
Carole Coleman is the internship and co-op coordinator for the College of Engineering. Contact her for information on these once you've met the requirements.
Attend a College of Engineering Speed Mentoring event.
Attend the College of Engineering Career Fair to network and learn more about companies. It's a great way to find employment and internship opportunities every semester.
Talk to Dr. Ioannis Schizas about gradschool
See Pauline Mason to set your graduation semester for graduation and commencement.
Apply to graduate and commencement through MyMav.
If you're an international student and need a full-time waiver or OPT form signed, you must see an advisor to have it approved.
Present at Innovation Day.
Ask a professor about getting involved with the work going on in their labs.
Attend speaker and special events such as IEEE MetroCon
Attend a conference for the field that you want to work in.
Take on a leadership position in a student organization, such as IEEE, SWE, AASE, Eta Kappa Nu, or WEE among others.
Finalize your resume so you are ready to hand it out at the job fairs.
Setup a mock interview with the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.
Attend the All-Majors Job Fair.
Complete The Job Search course on Canvas.
Talk to faculty member about the field that you want to go into and what you can do to be a competitive candidate.
College of Engineering Career Fair
College of Engineering Speed Mentoring
College of Engineering Organizations
Get Involved With Our Research Labs
Find your career
What career options do I have with this major?
Sales and marketing
Critical Thinking: Analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems by using sound reasoning before forming a strategy, decision or opinion.
Professionalism: Display effective work habits, high integrity, and ethical behavior. Possess the ability to demonstrate skills confidently and apply talents to achieve professional success.
Teamwork/Collaboration: Work within a team and foster collaborative relationships with peers and supervisors. Use interpersonal skills to demonstrate respect and dignity for others while working toward a common goal.
Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
Ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs
Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
Ability to function effectively on a team
Ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments
Ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Explore workforce skill development through on-and off-campus activities
Engage with the UTA Lockheed Martin Career Development Center at uta.edu/careers
Meet with a career consultant
Network with employers
Discover internships and co-ops
Apply for on-campus employment
Join Handshake, our career services platform
Participate in career development programs
In addition, all students must complete a senior design project
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