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* (EC 201/205, ARE 201) 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, 241; PY 205, 206 must be completed with C or higher.
2Grade of C – or better required. E 115 requires satisfactory completion (S).
3ECE foundation electives: E 304; ECE 305; ECE 308; either ECE 306 or ECE 310.
4Students in the entrepreneurs’ program should take ECE 383/ECE 482/ECE 483 instead of ECE 380/ECE 484/ECE 485.
5Open/Technical electives (Choose 2): E 304, ECE 305; ECE 306; ECE 308; ECE 309; ECE 310; Any course from ECE 4** electives7 including 5** courses; CE 214 or MAE 206; ISE 311; MAE 208; MAE 201;MAE 302; MSE 200 or MSE 201; BME 425 or BME 525.
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, 513, 514, 515, 542, 558, 582;
(Control Sys) ECE 436, ECE 455, ECE 456 or 556, ECE 516, ECE 522, ECE 555;
(Circ, E&M Sys) ECE 403, ECE 422, ECE 424 or 524, ECE 426, ECE 511, ECE 532, ECE 540, ECE 544, ECE 546, ECE 549;
(Nano Sys) ECE 404, ECE 418 or 518, ECE 423, ECE 442, ECE 489 or 589, ECE 505, ECE 523, ECE 530, ECE 531, ECE 557, ECE 568;
(Power Sys) ECE 434, ECE 451, ECE 452 OR 552, ECE 453, ECE 533,  ECE 534, ECE 535, ECE 550, ECE 551, ECE 553, ECE 581, ECE 583, ECE 585, ECE586.
Students must have major GPAs greater than 3.5 to take ECE 5** courses.

7ECE 4** electives (Choose 2): ECE 402, ECE 403, ECE 404, ECE 406 or 506, ECE 407, ECE 418 or 518, ECE 420, ECE 421, ECE 422, ECE 423,ECE 424 or 524, ECE 426, ECE 434, ECE 436, ECE 442, ECE 451, ECE 452 or 552, ECE 453, ECE 455, ECE 456 or 556, ECE 460 or 560, ECE 461 or 561, ECE 463 or 563, ECE 464 or 564, ECE 466 or 566, ECE 470, ECE 489 or 589, ECE 492 (Special Topics Classes).
Students with major GPAs greater than 3.5 can also take ECE 5** courses: ECE 505, ECE 511, ECE 513, ECE 514, ECE 515, ECE 516, ECE 517, ECE 522, ECE 523, ECE 530, ECE 531, ECE 532, ECE 533, ECE 534, ECE 535, ECE 540, ECE 542, ECE 544, ECE 546, ECE 549, ECE 550, ECE 551, ECE 553, ECE 555, ECE 557, ECE 558, ECE 568, ECE 570, 573, ECE 574, ECE 575, ECE 577, ECE 581, ECE 582, ECE 583, ECE 585, ECE 586, ECE 592.

*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 http://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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