Department of Electronics

In a Brief

Electronics engineers create various types of electronic devices that are used in everyday life, from cell phones and mp3 players to sewing machines and dishwashers. A career in electronics engineering begins with a bachelor's degree and may continue into a master's or doctoral degree program.

Careers in electronics engineering are offered in research, education, circuitry design and electronic product development. Research and development for electronics engineers involves the conception, design and prototyping of electronic devices. In manufacturing, electronics engineers are responsible for quality control or process oversight. Academic work is often composed of writing and reviewing professional papers on electronics engineering.