The program below describes the 120 units required for the degree. Each course specifically listed in the program is required. In addition, the total number of units specified in each elective category represents a minimum requirement. These are General Education, American Institutions, Upper Division Engineering Elective, Professional Electives, and Electrical Engineering Laboratory Electives.
Preparation for the Major
These courses cannot be taken for credit/ no credit (Cr/NC).
Engineering majors automatically satisfy the Natural Sciences and Quantitative Reasoning and Lifelong Learning and Self-Development foundations GE areas by completion of preparation for the major. Engineering majors automatically satisfy the Natural Sciences and Social and Behavioral Sciences explorations GE areas by completion of the major.
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See Graduation Requirements section for a complete listing of requirements.
A minimum of 49 upper division units to include the following required and professional elective courses. Required upper division courses in the major:
Nine units selected from upper division electrical engineering courses with no more than three units from approved upper division courses from other departments. Electrical Engineering laboratory electives: Two units selected from any non-required upper division electrical engineering laboratory courses.
The master plan provides an advising record for electrical engineering majors and should be initiated by the student with their faculty adviser during the first semester of the junior year. All students must have a master plan on file in the department prior to enrollment in E E 410. Changes to the master plan are permitted with the approval of the faculty adviser and the department chair.