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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.E.

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Professor Ahmed Eltom, Head

Program Mission:

The electrical engineering program educates students for professional practice or further study in electrical engineering, contributes to the body of knowledge in electrical engineering education, and creates a supportive environment that enables students and faculty to achieve their best.

Program Objectives:

In support of this mission, the electrical engineering program prepares students to

  • take their places as competent practitioners of electrical engineering, displaying the modern skills and knowledge of theoretical and practical engineering, including social and communication skills.
  • be active in professional societies, and will be progressing towards professional registration.
  • pursue continuing education and/or graduate studies, and will be proactive in mentoring novice or prospective engineers.
  • take responsibility by considering their work’s effect on domestic and global environmental safety, social and economic factors.
  • function effectively independently or in multidisciplinary environments.

The electrical engineering program faculty holds degrees in various emphasis areas of electrical engineering and is committed to a curriculum that is broad-based in the engineering fundamentals of analysis and design, and has a strong emphasis in electrical engineering. The electrical program curriculum provides breadth in the areas of electrical engineering plus emphases on electronics, instrumentation and control systems, and power systems. The curriculum is highly structured and is laboratory intensive.

Degree and Accreditation:

Electrical Engineering program graduates obtain a B.S.E.E. degree. This program is accredited by the EAC of ABET Inc. under the Electrical Engineering Program Criteria.

General Education

(see General Education Requirements  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Composition: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and composition

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

  • One approved fine arts course and one approved humanities course

Cultures and Civilizations: (3 hours)

  • One approved Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations course

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

Additional Information and Notes

128 hours (138 for co-op graduates).

Minimum 39 hours at the 3000-4000 level.

2.0 GPA in all engineering courses.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

Showcase/Suggested Plan of Study

Please see the Courses  section of this catalog for complete course descriptions.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 1030 3 ENGR 1040 3
ENGR 1030L 1 ENGR 1850 2
MATH 1910 3 MATH 1920 3
MATH 1911 1 MATH 2200 3
CHEM 1110 3 ENGL 1020 3
CHEM 1110L 1 Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
ENGL 1010 3    
ENGR 1011 1    
  16   17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 2460 or ENGR 2480 3 ENGR 2220 3
ENGR 2700 3 ENEE 2720 3
ENGR 2700L 1 ENEE 2720L 1
ENGR 2250 3 ENEE 2740 3
MATH 2450 3 ENEE 2740L 1
PHYS 2310 3 PHYS 2320 3
PHYS 2310L 1 MATH 2550 3
  17   17

Junior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 3050 3 ENEE 3730 3
ENEE 3250 3 ENEE 3730L 1
ENEE 3720 3 ENEE 3770 or ENEE 4600 3
ENEE 3720L 1 ENEE 3770L or ENEE 4600L 1
ENEE 3750 3 ENEE 3800 3
Fine Arts 3 ENEE 3800L 1
    Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
  16   15

Senior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGR 3850 3 ENEE 4500 3
ENEE 4700 3 ENEE 4750 3
ENEE 4720 3 Technical Elective 3
ENEE 4780 3 Humanities 3
ENEE 4800 3 Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations 3
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