Undergraduates have ample opportunities for conducting real research in labs alongside graduate students and faculty members.Undergraduates have ample opportunities for conducting real research in labs alongside graduate students and faculty members.

Undergraduate
Curriculum & Requirements

The electrical engineering curriculum includes courses in electronic circuits, solid-state electronics, electromagnetics, optics, lasers, controls, digital signal processing, communication, and networks. The curriculum challenges students to:

  • Apply their electrical engineering skills to a variety of challenges in industry, academia, or in the pursuit of other fields.
  • Attain careers in which they become leaders in their chosen fields, work in multidisciplinary teams, make decisions that are socially responsible, and communicate effectively.
  • Continuously learn new concepts, identify new directions, and adapt in response to the needs of a rapidly changing world.

Undergraduate Study Manual

Degree Requirements

The minimum number of courses required for the bachelor of science in electrical engineering is 48, including 32 core courses and 16 electrical engineering courses. Among them are:

Core courses (32 courses)

  • Mathematics (4 courses)
  • Engineering analysis and computer proficiency (4 courses)
  • Basic sciences (4 courses)
  • Design and communications (3 courses)
  • Basic engineering (5 courses)
  • Social sciences/humanities (7 courses)
  • Unrestricted electives (5 courses)

Electrical Engineering Major (16 courses)

Required courses (5 courses)

Technical electives (10 courses)

At least six courses must be taken from the following tracks:

  • Biomedical systems
  • Circuits and electronics
  • Communications systems
  • Control systems
  • Digital signal processing
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Solid-state engineering

For a list of the courses in each of these tracks, as well as a list of the four other required technical electives, please see the department’s undergraduate study manual

Design course (1 course)

Students are required to take one of the following: