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Electrical Engineering

Supply society with electricity and electronic products that make the world turn round

The advance in quality of life has been powered by electricity. As an electrical engineering student at Geneva, you can pair a Christian liberal arts education with a renowned engineering program to develop the latest electronic and electrical products to make the world a better, safer, more livable world.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Engage with Local Industry

Work on industry-sponsored design projects, like designing and building a robotic arm

Modern Courses, Modern Issues

Learn the newest skills and tools in the field and consider the impact and issues associated with engineering solutions

International Competitions

Participate in international, intercollegiate competitions and put your electrical skills to the test

Key Courses

Linear Circuit Analysis

Study the fundamentals of circuits in this introduction to electrical analysis

Electrical Machines

Explore the world of energy, machinery, power transfer, magnetic circuits, and more.

Electronic Devices & Circuits

Analyze and create power supplies, amplifiers, and circuitry in both a lab and classroom setting

Communications Engineering

Use lab exercises to learn about antenna, communication circuits, and their properties

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

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Geneva's Engineering program is ABET accredited.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Geneva's engineering and computer science program provides a breadth of knowledge through common core courses in programming, software engineering, computer architecture, operating systems and networks, as well as a depth of knowledge in an application area through completion of a minor or second major chosen to complement talents, interests and vocational goals.

Engineering Program: Educational Objectives

Preamble: We encourage our students and graduates to make choices and commitments "for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor."  For all engineering graduates, we have the following objectives:

  1. Embrace a Christian worldview - understanding the science and technology relevant to their fields and practicing biblical ethics as they perform their work and interact effectively with diverse teams of people.

  2. Be active members of Christian churches and engaged in church leadership roles, Christian service, and/or community service appropriate to their gifts and opportunities.

  3. Grow professionally and obtain certifications and/or advanced degrees appropriate to their career path.

Engineering Program: Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the engineering program, graduates will have achieved the following outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an ability to articulate the meaning and impact of the Christian faith on how they will practice engineering professionally and ethically
  7. an ability to communicate effectively and ethically
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, societal, ecclesiastical, and missionary context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning in the spiritual, social, professional, and other spheres
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. an understanding of the Biblical concept of calling, particularly of the calling to be an engineer
  13. an understanding of the relationship between science, technology, and a Christian world view

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.

7%

The BLS projects a 7% increase over the next ten years in the employment of Electrical Engineers

100 Years

Of engineering at Geneva College

“If engineering is essentially a decision-making process, then ethics is embedded in engineering from beginning to end.” - Dr. James Gidley, Geneva College professor emeritus

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Machine-Learning Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Electrical Technician
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Electrical Designer

Further your impact...

  • Work for big names like IBM, General Electric, Westinghouse, and Aerotech
  • Help defend and protect our nation by designing electrical products for the government
  • Get you masters at schools like Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and Princeton

Employers of our graduates say, Geneva students demonstrate subject matter excellence and professional preparation; dependability and strong work ethic; and an exceptional ability to engage others constructively in workplace contexts.

Geneva Engineering graduates are employed at many of the world's top companies

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