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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Electrical Engineering (B.S.)


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Emphasis 1. Electrical and Computer Engineering


Requirements outside Department (45-47)


Electives (18)


Electives may be any ELE course numbered 400 or higher with the exception of ELE 429, ELE 491, ELE 492, and ELE 497. With the approval of the Department of Electrical Engineering, other mathematics, sciences, or engineering courses may be used as electives. At least 12 of these 18 semester hours must be from the Department of Electrical Engineering, and a minimum of two courses must be selected from one of the following five areas.

Computer Engineering


Total Hours for Emphasis 1, Electrical and Computer Engineering: 104-106


Emphasis 2. Biomedical Engineering


One of the following two tracks.


Track 1 is for students who intend to pursue a career as biomedical engineers. Track 2 is for students who intend to pursue careers such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, or podiatry. Students need to consult with the advisors of pre-professional programs to ensure meeting all requirements.

Track 1


Requirements outside Department (63-65)

Track 2


Requirements outside Department (61)

Electives (6)

Choose 3 semester hours from ELE courses numbered 400 or higher with the exception of ELE 420, ELE 421, ELE 425, ELE 429, ELE 491, ELE 492, ELE 497, and ELE 499.

  • Choose 3 semester hours from the following:

Total Hours for Biomedical Engineering Emphasis: 108-113


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