B.S. in Electrical Engineering Curriculum

Courses

Units

Freshman Year

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

5

Electrical and Computer Engineering 102 — Systems and Signals2

4

Mathematics 33B — Differential Equations1

4

Physics 4BL — Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory1

2

3rd Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering 2 — Physics for Electrical Engineers2

4

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

5

UCLA Samueli Ethics Course

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

4

Junior Year

1st Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering 113 — Digital Signal Processing2

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering 131A — Probability and Statistics2

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

2nd Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering 101A — Engineering Electromagnetics2

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Core Course2,4

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Core Course2,4

4

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

4

Senior Year

1st Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering Core Course2,4

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Course2

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

2nd Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Course2

4

Electrical and Computer Engineering Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

Electrical and Computer Engineering or UCLA Samueli Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

TOTAL

182


  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 GE (see page 23 for details).
  4. See page 84 for list of core courses.