Electrical Engineering (BS) (14EEBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1 3 ECE 109 Intro to Computer Systems2 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1 1 MA 241 Calculus II1 4
E 101 Intro to Engr & Prob Solving1,2 1 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I1 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ1,2 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1,2 4 E 102 Engineering in the 21st Century (GEP-IP) 2
MA 141 Calculus I1 4 HESF 10* HES Fitness Elective* 1
GEP Requirement* 3
17 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 200 Intro to ECE Laboratory2 4 COM 110 Public Speaking 3
ECE 209 Computer Systems Programming2 3 ECE 211 Electric Circuits2 4
MA 242 Calculus III 4 ECE 212 Fund of Logic Des2 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II 3 ECE 220 Analytical Found of ECE2 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab 1 GEP Requirement* 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 301 Linear Systems 3 ECE 303 Electromagnetic Fields 3
ECE 302 Intro to Microelectronics 4 ECE 380 or 381 or 3834 1
ECE 3xx ECE Foundation Elective3 3 ECE 3xx ECE Foundation Elective3 3
ST 371 Intro to Prob & Dist Theory 3 Open/Technical Elective5 3
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course 1 ENG 331 Comm for Engr & Tech 3
GEP Requirement* 3
14 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 484 ECC Senior Design Project I 3 ECE 485 ECE Senior Design Project II 3
ECE 4xx EE Elective6 3 ECE 4xx Elective7 3
ECE 4xx EE Elective6 3 ECE 4xx Elective7 3
Open/Technical Elective5 3 GEP Requirement* 3
GEP Requirement* 3 GEP Requirement* 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*,I,J,K: 122

Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1Courses required for Change of Degree Audit (CODA). CH 101, 102: MA 141. 2-11: PY 205. 206 must be completed with C or hip.her.
2Grade of C – 0r better required. E 115 requires satisfactory completion (S).
3ECE foundation electives: E 304: ECE 305: ECE 308: ECE 435 or either ECE 306 or ECE 310.
4Students in the entrepreneurs programs should take ECE 383/ECE 482/ECE 483 instead of ECE 380/ECE 484/ECE 485.
5Open/Technical electives (Choose 2): any ECE 3** or ECE 4**: CE 214 or MAE 206: ISE 311: MAE 208. MAE 201, MAE 302. MAE 308: MSE 200 or MSE 201.
6 EE 4** electives (Choose 2 courses from within any one of the following. lists): (Comm. Sig Proc Sys) ECE 402. ECE 420: ECE 421: (Control Sys)
ECE 436, ECE 455, ECE 456: (Circ. E&M Sys) ECE 403. ECE 422: (Nano Sys) ECE 404, ECE 442, ECE 445: (Power Sys) ECE 434, ECE 451.
ECE 452, ECE 453. ECE 552.
7ECE 4** electives (Choose 2): ECE 402, ECE 403, ECE 404, ECE 407, ECE 420, ECE 421, ECE 422, ECE 423, ECE 434, ECE 436. ECE 442.
ECE 445, ECE 451, ECE 452, ECE 453, ECE 455, ECE 456, ECE 461, ECE 463, ECE 464, ECE 465, ECE 492 (Special Topics Classes). Students with major GPAs greater than 3.2 can also take ECE 5** courses.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements
* To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

Health and Exercise Studies
– 2 hours to be selected from the approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies list.
a. One fitness and wellness course (any HESF 100-level course).
b. One additional credit hour of HES courses.
Humanities -6 credits to be selected from two different disciplines from the approved GEP Humanities course list.
Social Sciences – 3 credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205 (EC 201 or ARE 201)  taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.
Additional Breadth – 3 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts course lists.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives  – 5-6 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list.

Co-requisites
U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites.
Foreign Language proficiency at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation.

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