Electrical and Computer Engineering

Our students gain hands on experience as well as critical understanding of electrical and computer engineering. Undergraduate students are prepared for professional careers in high demand areas, including computer hardware and software design, embedded and microprocessor systems, electromagnetic's, electrolytic, control systems, digital signal processing and analog and digital electronics.

Our "Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE)" program is distinguished in the state of California by its well designed and critically balanced coverage of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Our graduates are very well placed and recognized at both national and international levels, and we are proud of our prominence as a student focused department that educates students to be future leaders in electrical and computer engineering.

Chico is a friendly community of about 70,000 people and includes Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the nation. Chico is situated in a rural landscape about 100 miles N. of Sacramento, near some of Northern California's finest recreational areas: Mt. Lassen, lakes, skiing, hiking, and fishing.

Spring '15 Grad Classes

TECH 598 Building and Managing Technical Start-ups

Interested in tech start-ups? Join TECH 598 for the Spring 2015 Semester!


EECE 544 Embedded Systems Design

A required course for new graduate students, exploring system design and implementation.


EECE 615 High-frequency Design Techniques

A core course for Masters EE and CE students, studying the design challenges associated with components at high frequencies. 


New: EECE 637 Advanced Embedded Systems

An elective for EE and CE students, exploring multicore and real-time embedded systems.


EECE 643 Computer Aided Circuit Engineering

A core course for Masters EE and CE students, studying behavioral modeling and design methodology based on VHDL


EECE 675 Electromagnetic Compatibility

An elective course for EE and CE students, investigating electromagnetic discharge and radio-frequency emission design challenges in PCB circuits.


New: EECE 698 Topics in Mobile Wireless Communication

An elective for EE and CE students, examining cellular, multi-user, and ultra wide-band mobile wireless systems.