Electrical Engineering, B.S. Curriculum

Electrical Engineering, B.S. Curriculum

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Electrical Engineering, B.S. - Typical Course Sequence

Below is a typical course sequence for the Electrical Engineering bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1 Credits   Semester 2 Credits
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
Chemical Principles I 3 General Physics: Mechanics 4
Experimental Chemistry I 1 Computer Programming for Engineers 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
Introduction to Engineering Design 3 Humanities course 3
Arts Course 3 Total Credits 17
Total Credits 17    
Semester 3     Semester 4  
Ordinary Differential Equations 3 Circuits and Devices 4
Introduction to Digital Systems 3 Matrices 2
Digital Design Laboratory 1 Calculus and Vector Analysis 4
Statics 3 Intermediate Programming 3
General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism 4 General Physics: Wave Motion and Quantum Physics 2
Effective Speech 3 Health and Physical Activity 1.5
Total Credits 17 Total Credits 16.5
Semester 5     Semester 6  
Electrical Circuit Analysis 3 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 3
Introduction to Embedded Microcontrollers 3 Signals and Controls Laboratory 1
Electronic Circuit Design I 4 Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete-Time 4
Effective Writing: Technical Writing 3 Introduction to Linear Control Systems 3
Statistical Analysis I 3 Electronic Circuit Design II 4
Total Credits 16 Health and Physical Activity 1.5
    Total Credits 16.5
Semester 7     Semester 8  
Energy Conversion 3 Electrical Design Project 3
Communications Systems I 3 Technical Elective 3
Engineering Design Concepts 3 Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3 Arts course 3
Social and Behavioral Science course 3 Humanities course 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 16.5

This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.