Electrical Engineering: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering Department for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 1350 Calculus 1 for Engineers
ECEN 1100 Freshman Seminar
ECEN/GEEN 1400 Freshmen Projects
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
Lower-division HSS*
15
4
1
3
4
3
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus 2 for Engineers
ECEN 1310 C Prog for EE/ECE
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
PHYS 1140 Experimental Physics
Lower-division HSS*
16
4
4
4
1
3
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 2360 Diff Eq with Linear Algebra
ECEN 2250 Intro to Circuits & Electronics
ECEN 2350 Digital Logic
ECEN 24XX Sophomore Elective 1
Lower-division HSS*
16
4
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
APPM 2350 Calculus 3 for Engineers
ECEN 2260 Circuits as Systems
ECEN 2270 Electronics Design Lab
ECEN 24XX Sophomore Elective 2
General Science Elective**
16
4
3
3
3
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
ECEN 3XXX Advanced Analog Elective 1
ECEN 3XXX Advanced Analog Elective 2
ECEN 3350 Prog of Digital Systems
ECEN 3810 Probability
Lower-division HSS*
 
15
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
ECEN 3XXX Advanced Analog
Elective 3
ECEN 3360 Digital Design Lab
Technical Electives
College-approved writing course***
Free Elective
18
3
 
3
6
3
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
ECEN 4610 Capstone (Part 1)****
Technical Electives
Upper-division HSS*
Free Elective
17
3
8
3
3
Spring Semester
ECEN 4620 Capstone (Part 2)****
Technical Electives
Upper-division HSS*
15
3
9
3

* When selecting humanities/social sciences (HSS) electives, students should consult the college's degree requirements in this area, and departmental requirements in the ECEE Help! Guide.

** General Science Electives choices are:

  • Modern Physics (Physics 3)
  • Biology
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology

*** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

**** The capstone laboratory course may not be taken until a student has received a C- or higher in all core ECEN courses.

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