Portland-State-University 2016-2017 Bulletin

Electrical and Computer Engineering

1900 SW Fourth Ave., Suite 160



  • B.S.—Computer Engineering
  • B.S.—Electrical Engineering
  • Minor in Electrical Engineering
  • M.S.—Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ph.D.—Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mission, Vision & Values


We prepare students for successful careers and lifelong learning in engineering and research through knowledge creation, technology development, and innovation.


Our vision is to be a premier source of electrical and computer engineering talent and research in the Pacific Northwest. This means our graduates are successful, our research is innovative, and we are the intellectual center for our discipline in the Portland region.


  • We value the success of our graduates
  • We value research, knowledge creation and innovation
  • We value high intellectual and ethical standards
  • We value quality education
  • We value broad access to learning
  • We value diverse paths to proficiency
  • We value our contribution to the Oregon economy
  • We value lifelong learning

Undergraduate programs

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers programs in electrical and computer engineering. Cooperative educational arrangements with Portland-area industries, government agencies, and engineering consulting offices are available to qualified students. Qualified freshmen are encouraged to participate in the University Honors Program. Qualified upper-division students should consider the Electrical and Computer Engineering departmental honors track as described below.

The electrical engineering and computer engineering programs at Portland State University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - Telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Graduate programs

The ECE Department offers M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in a variety of Electrical and Computer Engineering technical areas. Programs are available on both a full-time and part-time basis. Many classes are offered in the late afternoons and early evenings.

Please refer to the departmental website at www.pdx.edu/ece for detailed program information.

Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Courses