B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Option Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A — Chemical Structure

4

Computer Science 31 — Introduction to Computer Science I

4

Mathematics 31A — Differential and Integral Calculus

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20B/20L — Chemical Energetics and Change/General Chemistry Laboratory

7

English Composition 3 — English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Mathematics 31B — Integration and Infinite Series

4

3rd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 30A — Organic Chemistry I: Structure and Reactivity

4

Chemistry and Biochemistry 30AL — General Chemistry Laboratory II

4

Mathematics 32A — Calculus of Several Variables

4

Physics 1A — Mechanics

5

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering M16 or Computer Science M51A — Logic Design of Digital Systems

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables

4

Mathematics 33A — Linear Algebra and Applications

4

Physics 1B/4AL — Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields/Mechanics Laboratory

7

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 3 — Introduction to Electrical Engineering

3

Electrical Engineering 10 — Circuit Theory I

4

Life Sciences 2 — Cells, Tissues, and Organs

4

Mathematics 33B — Differential Equations

4

Physics 4BL — Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory

2

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 102 — Systems and Signals

4

Life Sciences 3 — Introduction to Molecular Biology

4

Life Sciences 23L — Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology

2

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 110 — Circuit Analysis II

4

Electrical Engineering 113 — Digital Signal Processing

4

Electrical Engineering 131A — Probability

4

Physics 1C — Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity

5

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 101A — Engineering Electromagnetics

4

Electrical Engineering 110L — Circuit Measurements Laboratory

2

Electrical Engineering 115A — Analog Electronic Circuits I

4

Statistics 105 — Statistics for Engineers

4

Pathway Course (Electrical Engineering 132A — Introduction to Communication Systems) †

4

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 2 — Physics for Electrical Engineers

4

Electrical Engineering 115AL — Analog Electronics Laboratory I

2

HSSEAS GE Elective *

5

Pathway Course (Electrical Engineering 141— Principles of Feedback Control) †

4

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 103 — Applied Numerical Computing

4

HSSEAS GE Elective *

5

Pathway Laboratory Course †

2

Technical Breadth Course *

4

2nd Quarter

 

Mathematics 132 — Complex Analysis for Applications

4

HSSEAS GE Elective *

5

Technical Breadth Course *

4

3rd Quarter

 

HSSEAS GE Elective *

5

Pathway Course (Electrical Engineering 176 — Photonics in Biomedical Applications or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 105A — Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics) †

4

Pathway Design Course †

4

Technical Breadth Course *

4

TOTAL

190

 
* Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and HSSEAS GE (see page 19 for details).
† See page 75 for the biomedical engineering pathway.