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Undergraduate Studies

ECE undergraduate academic programs at Georgia Tech enrich, expand, educate, support, prepare and foster the growth of tomorrow's thinkers and doers. As part of one of our top-ranked academic programs, you’ll gain a solid and invaluable foundation in the fundamentals of engineering and science.

Every Georgia Tech undergrad starts smart—well studied, tested, and proven. But by the time you graduate, you've gone beyond problem solving—unlocking the magic of ECE so you can dream it, design it, and get it done. And you're ready to apply your knowledge as soon as you walk out the door. We think that's pretty smart, too.

Our innovative curriculum and practical experience gained from the yearlong senior design project give undergraduate students the opportunity to develop life-changing technologies across myriad disciplines. ECE undergraduate academic programs include:

A variety of electives allow you to tailor your studies to a specific technical interest and carve your own pathway to greatness.

Degree Requirements

Both electrical engineering and computer engineering majors may participate in the International Plan, Cooperative Education Program or the Research Option, three unique academic initiatives at Georgia Tech. Students who successfully complete these programs receive special degree designations on their diplomas. What’s more, there are over 80 different programs to study abroad, including one in France that offers core ECE classes taught by Georgia Tech faculty.

Study Abroad Programs 

The School of ECE’s large research program offers undergraduates various ways to get involved. Choose from short- or long-term individual or group projects, and earn hands-on experience early on in your studies.

ECE Research Opportunities

Hybrid vehicles, smart houses, clean energy, biomedical innovation—name the industry and you can be there. Our curious, future-minded engineers are at the center of every technology, which is why agile solutions and flexible skill sets are always in high demand. With a degree from Georgia Tech ECE in hand, there's no limit to what you can do. Starting salaries for graduates with bachelor of science degrees average over $65,000/year.

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Have a question?
ECE Undergraduate Affairs Office
Phone: 404.894.2946
Email: undergraduate@ece.gatech.edu


Last revised June 21, 2021