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Career Snapshot Where Do They Work? • Computer industry • Telecommunications • Consulting firms • Software companies • Government/defense • Public utilities firms • Consumer electronics

What Are They Paid? Bachelor’s degree candidates national average starting salary range:

Computer Engineering: $64,212 - $80,670 Computer Science:  $66,150 - $87,951 Electrical Engineering:   $64,423 - $75,000

Who Recruits or Hires KU EECS Majors? Amazon Black & Veatch Burns & McDonnell Cerner Corporation Commerce Bank Dell Disney Garmin International General Electric Aviation Google Honeywell IBM Lockheed Martin Microsoft Spirit AeroSystems Textron Aviation Westar Energy

Information Technology: $55,000 - $66,667 *Salaries from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

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Overview KU EECS is a nationally recognized leader in cyber security, big data, computer networking, radar, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Graduates make their mark as engineers and computer scientists, or in the fields of law, medicine, or business. All graduates have a strong foundation in their field along with problem solving skills that prepare them to face new technological challenges.

MAJORS OFFERED Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Information Technology Interdisciplinary Computing Concentrations: Astronomy Biology Chemistry Geography Journalism Physics

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Brian McClendon, co-creator of Google Earth, is a 1986 KU EECS graduate and serves as a research professor in the EECS department. His focus is machine learning, big data, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

KU is at the forefront of cyber security, thanks in part to the $4.7 million NSF grant-funded CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program, which offers collaborations with the NSA and U.S. Army.

KU’s information security club, the Jayhackers, hosts a weekend-long hackathon for students looking to test their cyber security skills and network with professionals. The Jayhackers also frequently compete in cyber defense competitions.

Starting their freshmen year, students have the opportunity for hands-on research with world-renowned faculty in high-demand areas including radar, communications, networking information security, and computer systems. This includes state-of-the-art lab space for research on improving artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, and stealth technology.

Ku engineering electrical engineering & computer science guide(2017 2018)  
Ku engineering electrical engineering & computer science guide(2017 2018)