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BS Electrical Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree curriculum prepares graduates for entrance into the profession of electrical engineering by providing them a varied and balanced educational experience with an appropriate combination of theoretical and practical skills. Students are provided with a strong foundation in mathematics, basic sciences, computer and design skills, the engineering sciences and the liberal arts. A stimulating course of study is maintained by offering students a reasonable variety of required contemporary courses and electives courses in emerging technical areas. The engineering laboratory experience is fully integrated with course work.

Educational Objectives

The B.S. in Electrical Engineering program will produce graduates who:

  • Enter into and advance in the profession of electrical engineering, particularly in the areas of systems and devices, computers and communications.
  • Continue their formal education and obtain advanced degrees in electrical engineering or other related fields.
  • Become responsible professionals and global citizens, who are aware of ethical issues and societal needs and problems

Student Outcomes

Each electrical engineering graduate will demonstrate the following attributes and achievements as required by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET upon or before graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Degree Plan

1st Semester (15 credits)

  • ENWR1001    Composition I:  Rhetoric & Inquiry
  • ENGR1301    Engineering Practices, Graphics and Design
  • MATH1201    Calculus I
  • PHYS2201     Physics Laboratory I
  • PHYS2203     University Physics I
  • UNIV1001     Transitioning to University Life

2nd Semester (18 credits)

  • ENWR1002    Composition II:  Research & Argument
  • ENGR1204     Programming Languages in Engineering
  • ENGR2286     Digital System Design
  • MATH2202     Calculus II
  • PHYS2202      Physics Laboratory II
  • PHYS2204      University Physics II
  • UNIV1002      Preparing for Professional Life

3rd Semester (16 credits)

  • EENG2221    Signals and Systems I
  • ENGR2287    Microprocessor System Design I
  • ENGR3200    Advanced Engineering Programming
  • MATH2210    Differential Equations
  • UNIV2001     Cross-cultural Perspectives

4th Semester (15 credits)

  • EENG2222    Signals and Systems II
  • ENGR2210    Technical Communications
  • EENG3288    Microprocessor System Design II
  • ENGR4221    Engineering Statistics and Reliability
  • UNIV2002     Global Issues

5th Semester (15 credits)

6th Semester (16 credits)

  • CHEM1201   General Chemistry I
  • CHEM1203   General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • EENG3224    Digital Signal Processing
  • EENG3266    Electronics II
  • ENGR3341    Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Ethical & Moral Analysis
  • ENGR3000    Modern Technologies

7th Semester (16 credits)

  • EENG3244   Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • EENG3267   Electronics III
  • EENG4260   Prep for EE Project
  • EENG4342   Data Communications and Computer Networks
  • EENG4355   Analog And Digital Control
  • ENGR4210   Managerial & Engineering Economic Analysis

8th Semester (17 credits)

  • EENG4341   Communication Systems
  • EENG4347   Wireless Communication
  • EENG4268   Electrical Engineering Project (WR)
  • _________   Technical Elective (9 credits)

Cooperative Education Option

Students in the B.S.E.E. program have the option to undertake a cooperative education experience and earn a total of 6 academic credits toward their degrees as technical electives. The co-op experience provides students a real-world grounding, linking theory and practice, academic and industrial experiences, and college education and lifelong learning. It better prepares students for jobs, gives them a competitive edge in the job market, helps them develop networking skills and professional contacts and allows them to experience career fields before graduation. Industry benefits from better-prepared students with real and relevant work experience – saving time and money by reducing the training period for new employees.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

The official fall term enrollment figures (head count) of the B.S. in Electrical Engineering program for the last five academic years and the number of degrees conferred during each of those years.

  Academic Year Enrollment Year Total Degrees Awarded
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Current Year 2015 -2016 FT 28 8 15 11   62 11
PT 1 1 1 7   10
1 2014 -2015 FT 19 17 14 12   62 5
PT 0 1 2 3   6
2 2013 -2014 FT 19 12 13 6   50 8
PT 0 2 3 2   7
3 2012 -2013 FT 21 10 7 7   45 4
PT 2 0 3 4   9
4 2011 -2012 FT 16 7 7 7   37 5
PT 1 0 3 4   8

 

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