The concentration in electric power and energy systems of the online Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering prepares students for careers in electric power industries, including power generation, transmission and utilization. The degree includes conventional power generation and alternative energy systems.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

Graduates of ASU’s online BSE in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in electric power and energy systems are prepared for professional careers in industries dealing with the generation, transmission and utilization of electric power. Generation includes conventional power generation (fossil fuel and nuclear) and alternative energy systems, including solar, wind and fuel cells.

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Students in this online concentration will complete foundation courses in math, science and engineering. Students further specialize in this area by taking the pathway course in electric power and completing 9 of the 15 technical elective credit hours with power and energy systems courses. In addition, the senior design capstone project should be in the area of electric power and energy systems.

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  • 60 engineering student organizations and student professional societies give students leadership opportunities and hands-on experience
  • Fulton Schools' 22,000+ students represent 135 countries, all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ira A. Fulton offers a wide range of degree options. Students are engineers from day one–they don’t have to wait until they are juniors to be engineers.

Calendar

Next Start Date:

01/13/2020
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Faculty

The Fulton Schools of Engineering is the lead university in several power systems and power engineering research initiatives and centers funded by National Science Foundation and industry partners. According to U.S. News & World Report, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering undergraduate degree programs are ranked in the top 25% percent of programs. Of the 320+ faculty members, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel Laureate
  • Two National Academy of Engineering members
  • National Academy of Sciences members
  • National Academy of Inventors members
  • National Academy of Construction members
  • More than 55 young investigator awards received in the last 10 years.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Upper Division Hours:

45

Major GPA:

2.0

Cumulative GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online BSE in Electrical Engineering (Electric Power and Energy Systems) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

  • Consulting engineering firms
  • Employment in utility companies
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Power equipment manufacturers
  • Research and design organizations
  • State, federal and municipal agencies

Requirements

In addition to the university’s admission standards, students seeking an electrical engineering degree with ASU Online must meet the following requirements:

Freshmen:

  1. Minimum 1210 SAT combined evidence-based reading and writing plus math score (or 1140 if taken prior to March 5, 2016) or minimum 24 ACT combined score or 3.00 minimum ABOR GPA or class ranking in top 25 percent of high school class and
  2. No high school math or science competency deficiencies

Transfer students with less than 24 college credit hours:

  1. Minimum transfer GPA of 3.00 for less than 24 transfer hours, and
  2. No high school math or science competency deficiencies, and
  3. Minimum 1210 SAT combined evidence-based reading and writing plus math score (or 1140 if taken prior to March 5, 2016) or minimum 24 ACT combined score, or 3.00 minimum ABOR GPA, or class ranking in top 25 percent of high school class

Transfer students with 24 or more college credit hours (must meet EITHER the primary OR the secondary criteria:

Primary Criteria
  1. Minimum transfer GPA of 3.00 for 24 or more transfer hours, and
  2. No high school math or science competency deficiencies (if Admission Services requires submission of a high school transcript)
Secondary Criteria
  1. Minimum transfer GPA of 2.75 for 24 or more transfer hours, and
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.75 in all critical courses for Terms 1 and 2 (see major map for critical courses)

Foreign nationals who are required to submit TOEFL test scores must have a minimum of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 79 on iBT (Internet-based) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

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