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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Electrical Engineering

Capital College (E ENG)

AB SHAFAYE, Program Chair, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering provides a solid background in electrical engineering sciences. It also provides an opportunity for students to pursue interests in electrical and electronic circuits, including digital circuits and VLSI and its fabrication, microprocessors and their applications, electromagnetics, communications, control systems, and digital image processing and computer vision. Through participation in a senior capstone design, the curriculum emphasizes written as well as verbal communication and teamwork approach among the students to attain a common goal.

This program helps its graduates develop capabilities to analyze and design a variety of electrical and electronic systems found in many industrial and government settings as well as provide a foundation for further graduate studies. A strong background in the fundamentals is built through a broad base core in basic sciences (physics and chemistry) and mathematics as well as engineering sciences.

For a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering a minimum of 134 credits is required.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the Electrical Engineering major requires that the student has completed: MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), PHYS 211 GN(4), and CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1). A 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average 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 this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

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

ELECTIVES: 0-4 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 110-113 credits
(This includes 21 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (87 credits)
CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1), EDSGN 100(3) (Sem: 1-2)
SSET 295(1) (Sem: 4)
MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4), MATH 220 GQ(2-3), MATH 230(4), MATH 250(3), PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4), PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2) (Sem: 1-4)
CMPEN 271(3)[1], CMPEN 275(1)[1], E MCH 211(3), ENGL 202C GWS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
CMPEH 472(4), E E 310(4)[1], E E 330(4), E E 341(3), E E 352(4)[1], E E 485(3) (Sem: 5-6)
CMPSC 436(3), E E 311(3), E E 405(1), E E 406W(3)[1], E E 461(4), E E 481(4) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (14-17 credits)
Select 3 credits from: ECON 102 GS(3) or ECON 104 GS(3) or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from: CMPSC 201 GQ(3), or CMPSC 121 GQ(3), or CMPSC 202 GQ(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3-4 credits from MATH 444(3)[1] or MATH 446(3)[1] or STAT 200 GQ(4)[1] (Sem: 4-6)
Select 5-7 credits from E E 315(5)[1]; or E E 210(4)[1] and E E 314(3)[1] (Sem: 4-5)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in consultation with an academic adviser and in support of the student's interests. (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 2007

Blue Sheet Item #: 35-06-216

Review Date: 4/10/07

UCA Revision #1: 8/3/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07

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