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There are no degree programs in the state of Washington that focus solely on communications engineering. However, Western Washington University offers a bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering, which offers coursework focused in the field. Courses cover communications systems and digital communication systems. Read on to learn more about this public university and the program it offers.
Western Washington University
Western Washington University is located in Bellingham. The university offers a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology, which is based around both classroom instruction and hands-on experience in the lab. Pursuing this degree program will train students to be able to apply scientific and engineering principles, and to combine these principles with technical skills and technology to employ the principles in engineering fields. While most of the curriculum at WWU focuses on electricity/power, circuits, and physics, there are 2 courses that deal specifically with communications engineering: communications systems and digital communication systems. The program is 144-150 credits in length, and students must also complete a general education requirement to graduate.
School Comparison: At a Glance
|School Name||School Type & Setting||Degrees Offered||Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2015-16)*|
|Western Washington University||4-year public; city small||B.S. Electrical Engineering|| In-state: $8,611
Source: *NCES College Navigator