B.S. in Electrical Engineering Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Computer Science 31—Introduction to Computer Science I2

4

English Composition 3—English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Mathematics 31A—Differential and Integral Calculus1

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A—Chemical Structure1

4

Computer Science 32—Introduction to Computer Science II2

4

Mathematics 31B—Integration and Infinite Series1

4

Physics 1A—Mechanics1

5

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering M16 (or Computer Science M51A)—Logic Design of Digital Systems2

4

Mathematics 32A—Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1B/4AL—Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields/Mechanics Laboratory1

7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 3—Introduction to Electrical Engineering2

4

Mathematics 32B—Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Mathematics 33A—Linear Algebra and Applications1

4

Physics 1C—Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity1

5

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 10 (Circuit Theory I) and 11L (Circuits Laboratory I)2

5

Electrical Engineering 102—Systems and Signals2

4

Mathematics 33B—Differential Equations1

4

Physics 4BL—Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory1

2

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 2—Physics for Electrical Engineers2

4

Electrical Engineering 110 (Circuit Theory II) and 111L (Circuits Laboratory II)2

5

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

4

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 113—Digital Signal Processing2

4

Electrical Engineering 131A—Probability and Statistics2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering 101A—Engineering Electromagnetics2

4

Electrical Engineering Core Course2,4

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical Engineering Core Course or Computer Science 33 (Introduction to Computer Organization)2,4

4

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical Engineering Design Course2

4

Electrical Engineering Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

2nd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering Design Course2

4

Electrical Engineering Elective2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Technical Breadth Course3

4

3rd Quarter

 

Electrical Engineering or HSSEAS Elective2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Technical Breadth Course3

4

TOTAL

  1. Counts as Mathematics and Basic Sciences for ABET, total units Mathematics and Basic Sciences = 47.
  2. Counts as Engineering Concepts for ABET, total units Engineering Concepts = 90.
  3. Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and HSSEAS GE (see page 21 for details).
  4. See page 79 for the list of core courses.

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