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Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.E.

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A Major in Electrical Engineering leading to the B.S.E.E. degree consists of a total of 127 credit hours.

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses (21 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program .  Students in this major should plan on taking the following courses that meet general education and major requirements.


The liberal studies electives must be chosen to satisfy the University General Education Requirements and to meet the objectives of a broad education consistent with the educational goals of the profession.


*The laboratory courses are designed to: (1) teach the basic techniques of instrumentation; (2) develop skills in communications; and (3) relate the analytical methods developed in the classroom to the performance of real physical systems.

Restricted Elective Courses (18 credit hours)

Electrical Engineering Elective Course (3 credit hours)

Select one ECGR 4xxx course.

Technical Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Technical electives should be at or above the 3000-level for ECGR courses not specified in the curriculum, of which 3 hours may be non-ECGR.  These electives are chosen by students in consultation with their academic advisor.  Students can use these electives to obtain significant depth within a particular concentration area of electrical or computer engineering in order to prepare for the careers of their interests, or for graduate work in electrical or computer engineering.  The technical electives must contain at least 12 hours of coursework dealing with engineering science, analysis, synthesis, or design.  The contents of the technical electives should be at levels higher than those required by the student’s curriculum. 

Science/Mathematics Elective Course (3 credit hours)

A science elective must be chosen from college-level chemistry, physical, or biological science courses.  A math elective must be chosen from college-level, non-remedial mathematics or statistics courses.  This elective course should complement the student’s overall educational plan, and its content should be at a level above what is required by the student’s academic plan of study.

Degree Total (127 credit hours)

Grade Requirements

All non-elective Freshman year courses must be completed with C or above prior to enrolling in any Junior level courses.

Suggested Curriculum

For a suggested curriculum progression toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at

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