The Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) program provides a robust foundation in core engineering fields and extensive applied learning in a range of industry-standard and emerging technologies in Electrical Engineering.
Strengths of the BSE Program
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering program takes a balanced approach that cultivates technical knowledge and competencies as well as professional, interpersonal and team-building skills. The program in Engineering is revised each year in light of emerging technologies and supported by dedicated labs for specific knowledge areas.
Program strengths include the following:
- Key courses in Electric Energy Systems, Electronic Circuits, and Automated Control Systems
- A flexible class schedule, with afternoon, evening and e-learning courses to accommodate students' work schedules
- Opportunities to take part in student exchange programs with Engineering departments at other American colleges and universities
- Opportunities to participate in faculty-student research projects
- Chance to intern with companies during senior year
- Opportunity to complete the Capstone Project in collaboration with an ongoing company project
- Faculty mentoring and personal support for academic and professional development
DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH AREAS
Research fields of the Engineering Department include the design of wireless networks in the sense of developing novel and energy-aware applications. Research interests also include the design and development of strategies to optimize wireless networks based on cooperative networking principles. The research team is engaged in numerous research and development efforts at an international level, focusing on the design, development and validation of services and algorithms based on cooperative wireless networks and energy – aware systems, and in the areas of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), Personal Area Network systems, and energy–aware telecommunication applications.
BSE Career Paths
Graduates of the BSE program can pursue a range of employment opportunities and career paths. The skills and qualifications acquired during their studies enable students to apply for entry-level positions as electrical engineers as well as for jobs in the field of management and technical sales.
More about the BSE program
You will need to complete a total of 40 courses including a Capstone Project (126 credits) to earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. Full-time students can complete the program in 8 semesters, while part-time students will need between 5 to 8 years to complete their degree, depending on the number of courses taken each semester. An academic year includes two semesters, each semester running for 15 weeks. Consult the Hellenic American University website for a detailed list and description of courses in the degree program.
The BSE includes modules that enhance students’ understanding and knowledge of significant engineering topics such as measurements, design, materials, devices and mechanics that are necessary in the understanding of any engineering problem. Moreover, it focuses on the provision of the appropriate professional training in the field of networks, as well as the development of interpersonal skills. Upon graduation, students will be able to operate within industry, business organizations and participate in teams as fully qualified members.
Overall, the BSE program will provide students with the necessary qualifications and skills to excel in engineering through the theoretical and practical knowledge of qualified and experienced faculty members in the field.
Please see our page on Undergraduate Admissions for information on requirements for admission and information on how to apply.