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Electrical Engineering (E E) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Fall Semester 2001

Electrical Engineering (E E)

PROFESSOR KEN JENKINS, Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is the application of electrical science and technology to the needs of society. Students are prepared for careers that include research, product design and development, and manufacturing and sales, with industrial, government, and academic employers. Areas of specialization in the program include antennas, communications, control systems, digital signal processing, electronic device fabrication and circuit design, energy conversion, fiber optics and lasers, image processing, microwaves and radar, optical computing, power systems, and remote sensing.

The curriculum consists of one year of science and mathematics, a year and a half to two years of engineering course work, including a wide variety of electives, and General Education requirements, including verbal and written communications courses, arts, humanities, and social sciences. Design experiences are integrated throughout the curriculum from the first year [ED&G 100(3)] through the fourth-year capstone design course [E E 402W(3) or E E 403W(3)].

For the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, a minimum of 129 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(21 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 105-106 credits
(This includes 21 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (65 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), ED&G 100(3), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)
E E 210(4)[1], CSE 271(3)[1], CSE 275(1), MATH 220 GQ(2), MATH 230(4), MATH 250(3), PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2) (Sem: 3-4)
E E 310(4)[1], E E 324(3)[1], E E 330(4)[1], E E 350(4)[1], E SC 314(3), ENGL 202C GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16-17 credits)
Select 1 credit of First-Year Seminar (Sem: 1-2)
CNMPSC 201C GQ(3) or CNMPSC 201F GQ(3) (Sem: 3-4)
ECON 002 GS(3) or ECON 004 GS(3); E MCH 011(3), M E 023(3), or PHYS 237(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3-4 credits from I E 424(3), PHYS 410(4), STAT 401(3), STAT 414(3), STAT 416(3), or STAT 418(3) (Sem: 5-6)
E E 402W(3) or E E 403W(3) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (24 credits)
Select 6 credits from program-approved list of 300-level courses (Sem: 5-6)
Select 9 credits from program-approved list of 400-level courses (these courses must be chosen so that engineering design and engineering science requirements for the major are met) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 3 credits of engineering courses from a program-approved list (Sem: 7-8)
Select 8 6 additional credits, which may include up to 6 credits of ROTC, up to 6 co-op credits, and others from a program-approved list (Sem: 7-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-04-108

Review Date: 1/11/00

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