BSEE Program Information

The EE program requires a minimum of 128 credit hours to complete. Students must have a grade of C or better in ECE 1411, 2411 and 2610, a minimum 2.0 GPA in all ECE course work taken, and a minimum 2.0 GPA in all course work taken in order to graduate. Students must also complete an Exit Interview with the ECE Department during their final semester to graduate.

Core Courses (and their Pre/Co-requisites) - All courses in this section must be completed.

  • Freshman Seminar: Mindstorms 3 (None)
  • ECE 1021 Computer-Based Modeling 3 (MATH135, ECE1001)
  • ECE 1411 Logic Circuits I 2 (None)
  • ECE 2050 Intro to Physical Electronics 3 (Coreqs. MATH340, PES213)
  • ECE 2205 Circuits and Systems I 4 (ECE 2610)
  • ECE 2411 Logic Circuits II 2 (ECE1411)
  • ECE 2610 Intro to Signals and Systems 4 (MATH 136, ECE 1021)
  • ECE 3020 Semiconductor Devices I 3 (ECE 2050 and ECE 2205)
  • ECE 3205 Circuits and Systems II 4 (ECE 2205)
  • ECE 3110 Electromagnetic Fields I 3 (ECE 2205)
  • ECE 3210 Electronics I 3 (ECE 2205)
  • ECE 3220 Electronics II 3 (ECE3205 and ECE3210)
  • ECE 3230 Electronics Lab I 1 (Coreq. ECE3210)
  • ECE 3240 Electronics Lab II 1 (ECE3230, Coreq. ECE3220)
  • ECE 3420 Microprocessor Systems Lab 1 (ECE1411, Coreq. ECE3430)
  • ECE 3430 Intro to Microcomputer Systems 3 (ECE1411, Coreq. ECE3420)
  • ECE 3610 Engineering Probability & Statistics 3 (MATH235)
  • ECE 4890 Senior Seminar 1 (Must be taken the semester prior to ECE4899)
  • ECE 4899 Design Project 3 (ECE4890 & last semester of degree)
  • TOTAL 50

 

EE Electives (and their Pre/Co-requisites) - Courses in this section should be chosen from the two lists as indicated.

  • Complete any 4 of the following 8 courses
  • ECE 3120 Electromagnetic Fields II 3 (ECE3110, MATH340)
  • ECE 4020 Semiconductor Devices II 3 (ECE3020)
  • ECE 4242 Advanced Digital Design Methodology 3 (Coreq. ECE3210)
  • ECE 4340 VLSI Circuit Design I 3 (ECE3020, ECE3210)
  • ECE 4480 Computer Architecture & Design 3 (ECE3430 or consent of instructor)
  • ECE 4510 Feedback Control Systems 3 (ECE2205)
  • ECE 4625 Communications Systems I 3 (ECE3205)
  • ECE 4650 Modern Digital Signal Processing 3 (ECE3205, ECE3610 or equivalent)
  • ECE 4910 Power Systems II 3 (ECE 3910)
  • Complete any 2 of the following 8 courses
  • ECE 3440 Microcomputer Systems Lab 1 (ECE2411, ECE3430)
  • ECE 4040 Introductory VLSI Fabrication Lab 1 (ECE 3020, ECE4020, ECE4080, or consent of instructor)
  • ECE 4150 Microwave Measurement Lab 1 (ECE3120 or equivalent)
  • ECE 4200 Advanced Digital Design Lab 1 (ECE4242)
  • ECE 4530 Control Systems Lab 1 (Coreq. ECE4510)
  • ECE 4560 Digital Control Lab 1 (Coreq. ECE4540)
  • ECE 4670 Communications Lab 1 ECE3230, (Coreq. ECE4625)
  • ECE 4680 Signal Processing Lab 1 ECE3230, (Coreq. ECE4650)
  • TOTAL 14

 

Technical Electives (and their Pre/Co-requisites) - Nine hours of Technical Electives may be chosen from this list: ECE courses at the 3000 or 4000 level, BIOL300-3, BIOL302-3, BIOL310-3, BIOL314-3, BIOL 321-3, BIOL322-3, BIOL330-3, BIOL333-3, BIOL360-4, BIOL361-4, BIOL370-3, BIOL383-3, BIOL391-3, CHEM301-3, CHEM330-3, CHEM331-3, CHEM332-3, CHEM333-2, CHEM334-2, CHEM337-2, CHEM338-2, CHEM340-2, CHEM341-3, PES306-3, PES313-3, PES321-3, PES 341-3, PES 365-3, PES 367-3, CS 301, CS 302-3, CS306-3, CS316-3, CS330-3, MAE3130-3, MAE3135-3, MAE3201-3, MAE3310-3, MAE3401-3, MAE3560-3, MATH311-3, MATH313-3, MATH341-3, MATH350-3, MATH351-3. Other courses in BIOL, CHEM, CS, ECE, MAE, MATH and PES numbered 400/4000+ may be accepted with a petition completed prior to taking the course. Total 9

Mathematics (and their Pre/Co-requisites) - All courses in this section must be completed.

  • MATH 135 Calculus I or both MATH 131 AND 132 4 (MATH105 or score of 10 on Calc. Readiness Exam)
  • MATH 136 Calculus II 4 (MATH135)
  • MATH 235 Calculus III 4 (MATH136)
  • MATH 340 Intro. to Differential Equations 3 (MATH235)
  • MATH 311 or higher (except 381) 3 (Check Bulletin for specific course prerequisites)
  • TOTAL 18

 

Basic Science (and their Pre/Co-requisites) - PES 111, 112 and 213 must be completed. Five additional hours of Basic Science are also required and may be chosen from the following courses (credit hours for each class are listed after the course number): CHEM103-5, CHEM106-5, GEOL101-4, GEOL102-4, BIOL120-4, BIOL121-4 or any other PES course that has a prerequisite of PES111.

  • PES 111 General Physics I 4 (Coreq. MATH135)
  • PES 112 General Physics II 4 (PES111, Coreq. MATH136)
  • PES 213 General Physics III 3 (PES112, Coreq. MATH235)
  • 5 hours of additional Science courses from list 5 (Check Bulletin for specific course prerequisites)
  • TOTAL 16

Writing Skills - All courses in this section must be completed. If you do not qualify for ENGL 131 you need to take ENGL 099 as a prerequisite.

  • ENGL 131 Rhetoric & Writing I 3 (Score of 19+ on ACT Engl or 450+ on SAT Verb)
  • ENGL 309 Technical Writing and Presentation 3 (ENGL131)
  • Writing Competency Portfolio N/A (Complete prior to graduation)
  • TOTAL 6

Humanities/Social Sciences Electives - Complete 15 hours of Humanities/Social Science Electives. You must complete at least 6 hours of Humanities and 6 hours of Social Science from the departments listed. At least 6 hours must be taken at the 200+ level. Departments that fulfill Humanities requirements are: A H, EST, ENGL (150+), HIST, HUM, Languages (culture courses only), MUS (except choir or lessons) and PHIL. Departments that fulfill Social Science requirements are: ANTH, COMM, ECON, GES, GRNT, P SC, PSY, SOC and WMST.

  • Humanities Courses 6-9
  • Social Science Courses 6-9
  • TOTAL 15

For a sample program of the BSEE program:Sample Program

For a checklist for the BSEE program: Checklist

For application information: How To Apply

For further information contact the Engineering Advisor at the Student Stuccess Center.