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Electrical Engineering Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

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Freshman Year
Fall Course Units
CHE 201 General Chemistry I 1
ENG 142 Fundamental of Engineering Design
or
CSC 215 Computer Science I 1
ENG 095 Introduction to Engineering 0
ENG 091 Engineering Seminar I 0
FSP 101 Freshman Seminar (Social Science) 1
MAT 127 Calculus A 1
PHY 201 General Physics I 1
Spring
CSC 215 Computer Science I
or
ENG 142 Fundamental of Engineering Design 1
ENG 092 Engineering Seminar II 0
MAT 128 Calculus B 1
PHY 202 General Physics II 1
WRI 102 Academic Writing (if not exempted*) 1
TST 161 Creative Design 1
ENG 142 and CSC 215 can be taken either semester freshman year
Sophomore Year
Fall
PHY 321 Modern Physics 1
ENG 212 Circuits Analysis 1
ENG 214 Circuits Analysis Laboratory 0.5
ENG 272 Advanced Engineering Mathematics I 1
ENG 312 Digital Circuits & Microprocessors 1
ECO 101 Principles of Microeconomics 1
Spring
CSC 270 Discrete Structures 1
ELC 251 Electronics 1
ELC 321 Signals & Systems 1
ELC 333 Electronics Lab 0.5
MAT 229 Multivariable Calculus 1
IDS 252 Society, Ethics & Technology 1
Junior Year
Fall
ELC 341 Communication Systems 1
ELC 343 Microcomputer Systems 0.5
ENG 093 Engineering Seminar III 0
ENG 222 Statics 1
ELC 451 Computer Architecture and Organization 1
ELC 363 Computer Engineering Laboratory I 0.5
ENG 348 Systems Engineering 0.5
Liberal Learning Elective** 1
**By advisement only
Spring
ELC 361 Engineering Electromagnetics 1
ELC 373 Wireless and Communications Lab 0.5
ENG 094 Engineering Seminar IV 0
ENG 352 Control Systems 1
ENG 354 Control Systems Laboratory 0.5
ENG 372 Engineering Economy 1
Senior Year
Fall
ELC 423 Digital Signal Processing 1
ELC 433 Signal Processing Lab 0.5
ELC 411 Embedded Systems 1
ELC 495 Senior Project I 0.5
ENG 099 Senior Professional Seminar 0
Electrical Engineering Elective*** 1
Liberal Learning Elective** 1
**By advisement only
Spring
ENG 098 Fundamentals of Engineering Review 0
ENG 322 Thermodynamics I 1
ENG 342 Advanced Engineering Mathematics II 1
ELC 441 Digital Engineering Systems 1
ELC 496 Senior Project II .5
Electrical Engineering Elective*** 1
Total Course Units 39

 

* Students who scored 580 or above on the SAT Verbal and 580 or above on the SAT Math will be exempt from this requirement. Students with a score on the SAT Verbal or SAT Math lower than 580 will be given a placement test. Students who score 4 or higher on the placement test will also be exempt from WRI 102.

*** Electrical Engineering Electives

Any of the following:

  • ELC 383 Electronics II
  • ELC 431 RF/Microwave Engineering
  • ELC 453 Digital Control Systems
  • ELC 471 VLSI Design
  • ELC 473 Bioinstrumentation
  • ELC 475 Advanced Digital Signal Processing

 

At most one of the following:

  • ELC 483 Robotics
  • ELC 492 Independent Study
  • ENG 470 Special Topics in Engineering (by advisement only)

Advanced Placement (AP) is awarded for a number of courses including Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, etc. For further details on AP placement click here

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