Curriculum - Electrical Engineering

Signals and Electronics Track in Electrical Engineering

Freshman Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
Ch 110 General Chemistry3
EID 101 Engineering Design3
EID 102 Engineering Graphics1
Ma 110 Intro Linear Algebra2
Ma 111 Calculus I4
HSS 1 HSS: Freshman Seminar3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester16

 

Spring Semester: 
Ch 111 Chemistry Laboratory1.5
ECE 150 Digital Logic Design3
ECE 160 Programming for Electrical Eng3
Ma 113 Calculus II4
Ph 112 Physics I (Mechanics)4
HSS 2 HSS: Texts and Contexts3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester18.5

 

Sophomore Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 240 Circuit Analysis3
ECE 291 EE Sophomore Projects1
Ma 223 Vector Calculus2
Ma 240 Ord & Part Differential Eqns3
Ph 213 Physics II (Electromagnetics)4
Ph 291 Intro Physics Lab1.5
HSS 3 The Making of Modern Society3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester17.5

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 210 MATLAB Seminar: Signals and Systems0
ECE 211 Signal Processing & Systems Analysis3
ECE 241 Electronics I3
ECE 251 Computer Architecture3
Ma 224 Probability2
Ph 214 Physics III: Modern Physics3
HSS 4 The Modern Context: Figures and Topics3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester17

 

Junior Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 300 Communication Theory3
ECE 310 Digital Signal Processing3
ECE311 Hardware Design3
ECE 342 Electronics II3
ECE 393 Electrical & Computer Engineering Projects I1.5
Ma 326 Linear Algebra3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester18

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE302 Prob Models & Stoch Proc3
ECE303 Communication Networks3
ECE335 Engineering Electromag4
ECE345 Integrated Circuit Eng3
ECE394 EE Junior Projects II3
Hum/SS Hum/Soc Sci elective3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester19

 

Senior Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 395 Electrical & Computer Engineering Projects III3
Eng/Sci/Math electives6
Hum/SS Hum/Soc Sci elective3
Non-technical elective3
Additional electives for Integrated Masters*3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester15 / 18*

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 396 Electrical & Computer Engineering Projects IV3
Eng/Sci/Math electives8
Non-technical elective3
Additional electives for Integrated Masters*6
  
Total Credits Spring Semester 14 / 20*
Total credits required for Bachelor's degree135

 

* Master's (fifth year) Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 499 Thesis3
Electives9
  
Total Credits Fall Semester12

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 499 Thesis3
Electives6
  
Total Credits Spring Semester 9
Total credits required for Masters degree165

 

Computer Engineering Track in Electrical Engineering

Freshman Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
Ch 110 General Chemistry3
EID 101 Engineering Design3
EID 102 Engineering Graphics1
Ma 110 Intro Linear Algebra2
Ma 111 Calculus I4
HSS 1 HSS: Freshman Seminar3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester16

 

Spring Semester: 
Ch 111 Chemistry Laboratory1.5
ECE 150 Digital Logic Design3
ECE 160 Programming for Electrical Eng3
Ma 113 Calculus II4
Ph 112 Physics I (Mechanics)4
HSS 2 HSS: Texts and Contexts3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester18.5

 

Sophomore Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 240 Circuit Analysis3
ECE 291 EE Sophomore Projects1
Ma 223 Vector Calculus2
Ma 240 Ord & Part Differential Eqns3
Ph 213 Physics II (Electromagnetics)4
Ph 291 Intro Physics Lab1.5
HSS 3 The Making of Modern Society3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester17.5

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 210 MATLAB Seminar: Signals and Systems0
ECE 211 Signal Processing & Systems Analysis3
ECE 241 Electronics I3
ECE 251 Computer Architecture3
ECE 264 Data Structures & Algorithms I2
Ma 224 Probability2
Ph 214 Physics III: Modern Physics3
HSS 4 The Modern Context: Figures and Topics3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester19

 

Junior Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 300 Communication Theory3
ECE 310 Digital Signal Processing3
ECE 342 Electronics II4
ECE 357 Operating Systems3
ECE 365 Data Structures & Algorithms II2
ECE 393 EE Junior Projects I2
  
Total Credits Fall Semester17

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE302 Prob Models & Stoch Proc3
ECE303 Communication Networks3
ECE 366 Software Engineering4
ECE 394 EE Junior Projects II3
Ma 352 Discrete Math3
Hum/SS Hum/Soc Sci elective3
  
Total Credits Spring Semester18

 

Senior Year Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 395 Electrical & Computer Engineering Projects III3
Eng/Sci/Math electives6
Hum/SS Hum/Soc Sci elective3
Non-technical elective3
Additional electives for Integrated Masters*3
  
Total Credits Fall Semester15 / 18*

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 396 Electrical & Computer Engineering Projects IV3
Eng/Sci/Math electives8
Non-technical elective3
Additional electives for Integrated Masters*6
  
Total Credits Spring Semester 14 / 20*
Total credits required for Bachelor's degree135

 

* Master's (fifth year) Credits

Fall Semester:Credits
ECE 499 Thesis3
Electives9
  
Total Credits Fall Semester12

 

Spring Semester: 
ECE 499 Thesis3
Electives6
  
Total Credits Spring Semester 9
Total credits required for Masters degree165

 

 


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