About the program
According to 2019 U.S. News & World Report, Electrical Engineering ranks 5th among the top 10 majors with the highest starting salaries. San Jose State University (SJSU) is the only public comprehensive university near Palo Alto, which makes it become Silicon Valley's number one source of graduates.
SJSU ranked #1 Silicon Valley's Employment Rate
SJSU ranked #1 “Most Transformative College” in the nation by Money
SJSU Electrical Engineering ranked #3 nationally among public, non-service universities offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees by US News and World Report .
Freshman, Sophomore : In the 1st and 2nd year, students will study foundational and core courses in engineering at Feng Chia University. Upon completion of all program requirements and accumulated GPA at least 3.0, in their first two years.
Junior, Senior : Students will continue their studies at San Jose State University in the 3rd and 4th year. SJSU Electrical Engineering curriculum covers semiconductor electronics, wireless communications, machine learning, image and signal processing, analog, digital and mixed signal circuits, embedded systems, control and robotics, power electronics and sustainable electric energy systems.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students will be awarded the following degrees:
A. Bachelor of Science by FCU
B. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering by San Jose State University
Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply for the 12-month F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) visa as well as the 24-month OPT extension for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) degree holders. OPT visa holders can only undertake work directly related to their major area of study.
SJSU EE will hold freshman orientation every year.