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Electrical and Computer Engineering

An education in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will give you career versatility and the skills and expertise to create the innovations that will transform the 21st century. At Western New England University, we educate practitioners. Our hands-on curriculum allows you to apply the theory you learn in the classroom in our modern labs, starting in your very first year.

The department oversees the following programs:

Students may also pursue the Six-year Engineering/Law program.

Cadence® University Program Member
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering gratefully acknowledges the generous support from Cadence, through their university program, for use of their EDA tools in our Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Curricula.

Current course offerings that utilize the Cadence EDA tools include: 

  • EE 430 - VLSI Design - Introductory course to VLSI, exposing students to Analog/Digital circuit design using CMOS
  • EE 490 - Nanophotonics Design - Introductory photonics integrated circuit design course exposing students optical circuits combined with CMOS integration
  • CPE 420 - Computer Architecture - Introductory course to microprocessor design
  • CPE 462 - VHDL: Simulation & Synthesis - VHDL design course

Vision and Mission


The Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering majors at Western New England University will become nationally recognized for graduating students that have experienced putting theory into practice and are also capable of succeeding in advanced studies.


The mission of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering majors is to provide students with a supportive environment that facilitates learning to solve problems in electrical and computer engineering. The Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering majors are committed to excellence in student learning. Graduates of the majors will be problem solvers, able to apply engineering principles to electrical and computer systems. The faculty and staff of both majors use their background in teaching, research, and industry to prepare students to be successful as they move into the workforce or graduate school.


Program leading to BS in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Program leading to BS in Computer Engineering is following the application process for accreditation as outlined by ABET.